Robert Adelman

Firm: Adelman Hirsch & Connors LLP
Location: Bridgeport - CT

  • 1000 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
  • Tel : (203) 331-8888
  • Fax : (203) 333-4650

Bob Adelman has been trying jury cases since his graduation from The Cornell Law School in 1978. As a result of his record in the courtroom, he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, recognized in Connecticut Magazine and New York Magazine, and inducted into the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. Bob served as the President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association from 1992 to 1993.

Because of his expertise in the law of evidence, Bob was selected to serve on the Connecticut Law Revision Committee, which, over the course of five years, wrote the Connecticut Code of Evidence. That Code now governs evidence in all Connecticut state trial courts. Bob was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court to the Code of Evidence Oversight Committee of the Supreme Court. He continues to serve on that Committee.

“Our firm has the luxury of representing only the people whose cases we believe in. Once we have taken your case, we will spare no effort to bring it to a successful conclusion. We consider a referral from a former client or a lawyer seeking our special expertise the greatest compliment. If you know someone we can help, we welcome the opportunity.”

J.D., Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, 1978

B.A., St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 1975
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut, 1978
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Board of Governors 1982-2006

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
President 1992-1993 (Also held all executive offices)

American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

National Board of Trial Advocacy
Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy 1992. Recertified 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017.

American College of Trial Lawyers

United States District Court, District of Connecticut
Special Master

Connecticut Law Revision Commission, 1993 – 1997
Code of Evidence Committee

State of Connecticut, Judicial Department, Code of Evidence Oversight Committee, 1999 – 2014
Code of Evidence Oversight Committee of the Supreme Court, 2014 – Present
Connecticut Bar Association
Bridgeport Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Best Lawyers in America ®, Medical Malpractice-Plaintiffs; Products Liability-Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs: All editions since 1993

Top Ten Lawyers, Connecticut Law Tribune, 1993

Top Lawyers in Connecticut, Connecticut Magazine, 2001

The New York Area’s Best Lawyers, New York Magazine, 2005 – present

Connecticut Super Lawyer ®, Connecticut Magazine, 2006 – present (Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff)

2011 Stamford Area Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America ®

2012 Stamford Area Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America ®

2014 Stamford Area Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America ®

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Adelman Hirsch & Connors LLP

The attorneys of Adelman Hirsch & Connors LLP are established leaders in Connecticut’s legal community. Attorney Adelman has served as a President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, and all of the firm’s named partners serve on the organization’s Board of Governors. We are frequent authors and lecturers on emerging topics in Connecticut personal injury law. The respect we enjoy among our peers is reflected in the Martindale Hubbell ratings* each of our three named partners has received.