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Trantolo & Trantolo is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Super Lawyers list. Trial Attorneys Mark Kochanowicz, Ron Etemi, Bertram McDowell Jr. and Christopher Cramer have been chosen as Rising Stars, among the best of the best.

About Super Lawyers

Super LawyersSuper Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters business, “the Answer Company” for professionals across multiple industries. In the legal sector, Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of the top-level attorneys in the country from more than 70 practice areas.

The outstanding attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, to create a credible and diverse list for those seeking legal counsel.

The Super Lawyers organization honors approximately 2.5 percent of attorneys around Connecticut each year with inclusion on the Rising Stars list.

About Our Attorneys

We are so proud of our attorneys and their awesome work on behalf of our clients. This honor recognizes their dedication, care and success.

Trial Attorney Mark Kochanowicz

Attorney Kochanowicz handles many personal injury cases, including catastrophic injuries involving motorcycles, commercial motor vehicles, nursing homes, animal attacks and premises liability. He attended the University of Fairfield and University of Connecticut School of Law. Attorney Kochanowicz is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, American Bar Association, US Federal District Court of Connecticut, New York State Bar Association and Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court.

Trial Attorney Ron Etemi

Attorney Etemi has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Connecticut for five consecutive years. He represents victims of catastrophic motor vehicle crashes, dangerous and defective property, medical malpractice, defective products and nursing home negligence. Attorney Etemi graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar, District of Connecticut, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association and Waterbury Bar Association. Attorney Etemi has also been honored by the Connecticut Law Tribune for a Top 20 Settlement in 2015.

Trial Attorney Bertram McDowell Jr.

Attorney Bertram McDowell Jr. has attained successful results for victims of motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls and dog bites. He attended Pace University and the Quinnipiac University School of Law. Attorney McDowell Jr. is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, District of Connecticut and the State of Connecticut. He has also been selected to the 2018 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and received the “100 Men of Color Award” in 2017.

Trial Attorney Christopher Cramer

Attorney Cramer represents victims of motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents, dog bites, premises liability and negligent supervision. He attended the University of Connecticut and the University of Massachusetts School of Law. Attorney Cramer is a member of the United States District of Connecticut, Connecticut Bar Association and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. His other honors include a Top 30 Verdict and Top 20 Settlement from the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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