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Victoria de Toledo - Stamford, CT

1458 Bedford Street Stamford, CT 06905 - 4714

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Stamford Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Victoria de Toledo primarily handles employment and personal injury cases. In the employment area, she represents individuals who have been terminated, as well as employees who need assistance or protection in their current employment. She represents clients with claims involving age discrimination, sexual harassment, sex/gender discrimination and disability discrimination. She also represents individuals who are wrongfully terminated because they blew the whistle on an employer's wrong doing...

Victoria de Toledo primarily handles employment and personal injury cases. In the employment area, she represents individuals who have been terminated, as well as employees who need assistance or protection in their current employment. She represents clients with claims involving age discrimination, sexual harassment, sex/gender discrimination and disability discrimination. She also represents individuals who are wrongfully terminated because they blew the whistle on an employer's wrong doing. She also assists individuals in the drafting and review of their employment contracts, severance agreements and non-competition agreements. In the personal injury area, she represents individuals who have been injured in: automobile accidents, negligently maintained premises, and sexual assaults. She also handles legal malpractice claims.

In 2006, she was recognized in "Connecticut Magazine" for being a "Super Lawyer" in its inaugural listing and she has retained that designation since 2006 (selection criteria may be found at www.superlawyers.com/connecticut/selection_details/). She was featured on the cover of the New England issue of the Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009. Read the article. She has been ranked in the Super Lawyers Magazine as one of the top 25 female lawyers, in Connecticut since 2006, and as one of the top 50 male and female lawyers in Connecticut and New England since 2008. (Selection criteria may be found at www.superlawyers.com/connecticut/toplists/)

She has been listed in Best Lawyers in American® since 1993 and has been named the Lawyer of the Year for Stamford CT since the organization started this designation in 2011 for the areas: Labor & Employment Law- 2011, Employment Law Individuals - 2011, Employment Law Individuals - 2012, Litigation Labor & Employment Law - 2012, Employment Law Individuals - 2014. (Selection criteria may be found at www.BestLawyers.com/about/CT_Methodology.aspx)

The online lawyer directory and rating service, Avvo.com, currently rates Victoria with the best rating - 10 ("superb"). (Selection criteria may be found at Avvo.com)

She has also been recognized by her peers by being accepted into the prestigious College of Labor & Employment Lawyers and the highly selective American College of Trial Lawyers.

She started practicing law in Connecticut in 1981, and has been actively involved in the civil rights field since 1976. She has lectured extensively about employment law in Connecticut, and throughout the country.

About Victoria de Toledo

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury 40%
  • Employment 60%
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Age Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non Compete Agreements
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Lead Poisoning

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1993 (Chairperson)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1992 (Vice Chairperson)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Chairperson, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Subcommittee, 1989 - 1991
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1989 - 1991 (Chairperson, Employment At Will Subcommittee)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1984 - 1987 (Member, Executive Committee)
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • The Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 1994 - 1997 (Chairperson, Common Law Committee)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 1995 - 1997 (Member, Nominating Committee)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 1998 (Member, Affiliates Committee)
  • Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association, 1993 - 2003 (Chairperson)
  • Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1993 (Vice Chairperson)

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1981
    J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1978
    B.A. & M.A. (four year joint degree program)
    Honors: magna cum laude

Classes and Seminars

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Employer Liability, Connecticut Bar Association, 1985
  • Termination and Partial Termination, Connecticut Bar Association, 1988
  • Sexual Harassment, Connecticut Bar Association, 1990
  • Age Discrimination & Sexual Harassment, Greater Hartford/Springfield Employers Liaison Group, 1990
  • Tax Considerations in Litigation and Settlement of Employment Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1990
  • 1990 CHRO Decisions-Damages Available Under Connecticut Law, Connecticut Bar Association, 1991
  • Tips from a Plaintiff's Attorney, Council on Education Management, 1991
  • Employment Claims Against Governmental Entities, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1991
  • Cross Examination, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1992
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Under the American with Disabilities Act, Council on Education in Management, 1992
  • Damages for Common Law Employment Claims, Connecticut Bar Association, 1993
  • Litigation Techniques, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1994
  • Voir Dire, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1994
  • Settling ERISA Claims, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1994
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act, Lorman Education Services, 1995
  • Sexual Harassment: Perspective and Damages, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1995
  • Maximizing Damages in Employment Cases, Connecticut Trial lawyers Association, 1996
  • Title VII, An Overview and Update, Connecticut Bar Association, 1997
  • Using An Expert in Employment Cases, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1998

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Victoria de Toledo

Included on the 2024 Connecticut list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Victoria de Toledo on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • A.V. rated, which is the highest rank conferred by the national legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1993 - 2014
  • Appointed to the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, 2002 - 2014

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Office Information

Address

1458 Bedford Street Stamford, CT 06905 - 4714

Fax

  • 203-323-5970

Office Hours

9 am - 5 pm and by Appointment. Home and Hospital Appointment Available

Publication

Articles

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Growing Legal Awareness, 12 Connecticut Law Tribune 31, p. 2, August 11, 1986
  • Sexual Harassment: Perspectives and Damages, 19 Conn. Law Tribune 46, p. 13

Representative Cases

  • La-Blanc v. City of Stamford ,(CT Federal Court 1990)
  • Raimondo v. Amax Corp ,(CT Federal Court 1994)
  • Cweklinsky v. Mobil Oil Corp. ,(CT Federal Court 2001)
  • Shaw v. Greenwich Anesthesiology Associates ,(CT Federal Court 2002)
  • Sackman v. City of Stamford ,(CT State Court 2002)

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