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Louis J. Dagostine, Partner at Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP

Louis J. Dagostine, Partner at Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP

Ciulla & Donofrio is pleased to announce the promotion of Louis J. Dagostine to partner as of May 1, 2018. Lou has been practicing law in Connecticut since 2001 and has dedicated his legal career to civil litigation, with an emphasis on commercial litigation and insurance defense.

Managing Partner Jeff Donofrio commented that “Since joining our firm in 2006, Lou has distinguished himself as highly effective litigator and has embraced our cost-effective, client-focused approach. Lou has been named to the Connecticut and New England “Rising Star” listson multiple occasions and I have no doubt that this promotion will inspire Lou to new heights. Lou is passionate in his service to our clients and we are delighted that he has achieved this milestone.” “I understand and appreciate that our clients entrust us with some of their most significant legal challenges,” comments Lou. “My work in civil litigation and business litigation allows me to do what I care deeply about: helping people and businesses resolve their disputes in a favorable, efficient and practical manner.”

Lou represents businesses, insurance companies and municipalities of all sizes. In addition to his practice, Lou is very active in the community. Lou is currently an elected member of the Library Board in the City of Shelton. From 2013-2017, Lou served on the Board of Apportionment & Taxation in the City of Shelton. He is a member of “Shelton Empowers” whose mission is to reduce substance use and promote a healthy and safe community. Lou has also served on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce. He is a Corporator at the Valley United Way. In 2017, the City of Shelton awarded Lou the Clean Sweep Volunteer of the Year. Lou lives in the City of Shelton with his wife and two children. _____________________________________________________________________________.
For more information, contact (Lou Dagostine) or (Jeff Donofrio).

“Construction Law for Public Projects” on August 23, 2016 at the Hartford Marriott

“Construction Law for Public Projects” on August 23, 2016 at the Hartford Marriott

On August 23, 2016 Jeff Donofrio was panelist at the seminar entitled Construction Law for Public Projects. The program, which was held at the Hartford Marriott was sponsored by Half Moon Education Inc.  Jeff ‘s portion of the program included dealing with Contracting in Public Projects:  Design professional contracts and project management,  requirements for professional design services contracts,… Continue Reading

Ciulla & Donofrio Update of 2015 School Building Project Legislation

HB 7022, pending in the Connecticut General Assembly, would require the Department of Administrative Services, by 10/1/15, to develop a standard checklist for construction projects of school buildings. The checklist would include, but need not be limited to, testing for polychlorinated biphenyls and asbestos. The bill would also require the Department of Administrative Services to establish… Continue Reading

CT Business Law Attorneys Ciulla & Donofrio Received Shining Star Award

CT Business Law Attorneys Ciulla & Donofrio Received Shining Star Award

CT business law attorneys Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP received the Shining Star Award from the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Centennial Celebration Gala on June 12, 2015. The Quinnipiac Chamber, an affiliate of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, announced that the “Shining Star award is given to a company for their… Continue Reading

Jeff Donofrio to Present Construction Contract Workshop

On May 1, 2015, Jeff Donofrio was a panelist at the full day seminar entitled Construction Contracts Workshop.  The program, which was held at the Best Western in North Haven, was sponsored by Half Moon Education Inc.  He presented the portions of the program dealing with bid documents and contract documents. Continue Reading

Atty. Jeff Donofrio to Speak on Connecticut Municipal Construction Procurement and Contracts

Atty. Jeff Donofrio to Speak on Connecticut Municipal Construction Procurement and Contracts

On May 15, 2015, Atty. Jeff Donofrio will speak on Connecticut municipal construction procurement and contracts at the Annual Meeting of the Connecticut chapter of the Public Purchasing Officers Association. The title of his presentation is Construction Project Purchasing Issues for Municipalities. This discussion is a continuation of the presentation Jeff made at the PPAC January… Continue Reading

School Construction Law in Connecticut in 2014: Safety, Security and More

Connecticut School Construction Seminar Focusing on New Safety and Security Standards On March 12, 2014, Jeff Donofrio, along with experts in school design and school security, presented a half-day complimentary program to 50 local officials at the Trumbull Marriott. The program, which was sponsored by Ciulla & Donofrio, introduced representatives from municipalities in Fairfield County… Continue Reading

Cybersmear

Cybersmear If You Dare… But Be Prepared to Pay Just as the use of the Internet for a wide variety of purposes has been rapidly evolving for more than a decade, its affect upon many causes of action likewise continues to develop. “Speech from a ‘multitude of tongues’ may lead to truth, but it may… Continue Reading

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From its offices in North Haven, Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP represents business clients of all sizes and from a wide variety of industries throughout Connecticut. The firm also has an extensive municipal and governmental law practice. The firm handles matters in all Connecticut courts, state and federal, and has clients throughout Connecticut and beyond, including Hartford, Bridgeport, Stamford, Waterbury, Middletown, Fairfield, New Haven, Norwalk, Danbury, Shelton, Torrington, Bristol, Norwich, Greenwich, and elsewhere in New Haven County, New London County, Middlesex County, Litchfield County, and Fairfield County, as well as many out-of-state clients with needs for legal services in Connecticut.