Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC represents clients at trials in the Connecticut Superior Court as well as the Federal District Court for Connecticut. Our firm also handles appeals in the Connecticut Appellate Court, Connecticut Supreme Court and Federal Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit. Although the firm has an emphasis in personal injury litigation, we also litigate matters involving complex commercial litigation, zoning litigation and municipal tax appeal matters.
In the courtroom, the trial lawyers of Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC educate jurors with expert witness testimony, videotape depositions, medical illustrations, anatomical models, enlargement of photographs and Day In The Life Videos. We not only describe but we demonstrate to juries how the injuries have altered lives of our clients. Many Jurors have commented after trials that they were able to understand complex medical conditions, complicated surgical procedures and the anatomy of the body due to the ability of our trial lawyers to explain the medical aspects of the case in an understandable fashion.
The professional staff of Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC is sensitive to the fears and concerns of victims of personal injury and wrongful death. We understand that when a person or a family experiences tragedy, suffering and loss associated with a death or serious personal injury, they want a law firm who will listen to them, understand their problems, and deal with their concerns in a prompt, responsive, sensitive and professional manner. Clients have a right to be kept informed of the status of their case. Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC strives to update their clients on their case status in order to reduce the anxiety associated with dealing with a lawyer.
In the legal community, Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC is recognized as being an aggressive litigation firm who fights to protect the rights of injured victims. Preparation is essential to any successful resolution of a case, by way of settlement or at trial. Our firm is renowned for its preparation, attention to detail and zealous advocacy.
Tooher Wocl & Leydon LLC has handled many significant and high profile cases. We constantly strive to fight injustice, expand the rights of our clients and make important changes to law. One way this is done is through appellate advocacy. The firm regularly appears before the Connecticut Appellate Court and Connecticut Supreme Court. Over the years, numerous victories in the appellate courts have resulted in significant and important changes in the law which has forced municipalities, physicians, commercial landowners, employers, and insurance companies to change the way they deal with citizens in Connecticut.
Members of the firm frequently educate other attorneys in legal seminars. We also participate in committees who recommend changes in the law to the Connecticut legislature. Our staff is also devoted to educating our clients on the law and the medical aspects of their cases.
The philosophy of our law firm is simple: obtain the maximum monetary recovery possible. We do this with aggressive advocacy, zealous representation, preparation, experience and legal skill. We have the resources available to provide our clients with the best legal representation available. Our legal skill maximizes the compensation our injured clients receive either by settlement or after trial.
Professional Associations & Memberships
Member - Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Featured in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Member of The American Trial Lawyer's Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
Nicholas E. Wocl and Andy Savvaides elected to Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors.
Andy Savvaides is a National Advisory Board Member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.
Honors and Awards
Attorney Nicholas E. Wocl selected Connecticut SuperLawyer 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010.
Attorney Anastasios "Andy" Savvaides selected Connecticut SuperLawyer 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010.
Attorney Brenden Leydon selected Connecticut SuperLawyer, 2010.
Attorneys Nicholas E. Wocl & Anastasios Savvaides selected New England SuperLawyers 2007, 2008 & 2009.
Received highest peer review rating ("AV") for ethical standards and legal ability from LexisNexis and Martindale-Hubbell.