Robert S. Bystrowski Partner

Hartford, CT Bridgeport, CT

Phone: (860) 616-7619 Fax: (860) 541-4853 Download VCard

Robert S. Bystrowski


Robert has more than thirty years of experience in civil litigation and trial practice in both the state and federal courts. He represents businesses, insurance companies, insureds and self-insured entities. Robert represents clients in a broad range of subject matters, including environmental and toxic torts, products liability, workers’ compensation and employment defense. He has successfully argued appeals before the Compensation Review Board, and state of Connecticut appellate and supreme court. He has authored a number of legal articles and regularly presents to bar associations, trade groups, businesses and claim administrators.


  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Successfully tried cases in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including the Compensation Review Board.
  • Argued cases to the appellate and supreme court of Connecticut, including Chambers v. Electric Boat, 283 Conn. 840 (2007), Solonick v. Electric Boat, 111 Conn. App. 793 (2008).

Honors & Awards

  • Elected by his peers to The Best Lawyers in America© Workers' Compensation Law guide (2020-2023) 
  • Recognized as a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist by the Connecticut Bar Association (2006-Present)

Hartford, CT Office

One Constitution Plaza
10th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
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Bridgeport, CT Office

1000 Lafayette Boulevard
Suite 702
Bridgeport, CT 06604
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut


  • J.D. — University of Connecticut School of Law
  • B.A. — Drew University

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