Thomas J. Sansone has practiced in the civil litigation arena in Connecticut for nearly 30 years, representing individuals and companies in a wide variety of business-related and personal disputes. He practices in various fields of civil litigation, including commercial, construction and insolvency litigation.
He has tried more than 80 cases to conclusion in Connecticut Superior Court, United States District Court and United States Bankruptcy Court and has argued before both the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts. Much of his trial work involves complex banking issues, including lender liability cases, contested foreclosure/collection matters and representation of creditors in adversary bankruptcy proceedings.
While in law school, Tom completed an internship with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, working on behalf of victims of employment discrimination. He also volunteered for Greater Boston Legal Services as a student attorney, representing indigent persons in a variety of matters, including landlord/tenant disputes and Social Security Administration appeals.
- Successfully litigated utility company’s request for security deposit against commercial debtor in contested bankruptcy court proceeding in one of the first test cases under the revised Bankruptcy Code
- Represented a utility company that was victimized by a customer’s theft of natural gas services, ultimately negotiating a six-figure settlement for the company as part of the customer’s criminal plea agreement
- Successfully argued a case of first impression before the Connecticut Supreme Court, which held that a right of first refusal was not applicable in the context of an involuntary foreclosure sale
- New Haven County Bar Association
- Waterbury Bar Association
- Boston University, B.A., 1982 ~ magna cum laude
- Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1985
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