General Information

Year founded: 1982
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The law firm of Cacace, Tusch & Santagata is a full service general practice firm dedicated to providing its clients with quality legal work at reasonable fees. We offer innovative solutions and results-oriented legal assistance to our clients. Using a team approach, our lawyers practice in a number of areas: real estate, family law, land use and zoning, litigation, real estate tax appeals, employment law, personal injury, estate planning and probate. Our wide range of practice areas enables us to accommodate our clients’ needs even as they cross into other practice areas. We serve both individuals and large corporate clients with equal dedication and commitment.

Our firm and individual lawyers have been recognized by professional, peer-review organizations as being among the best lawyers in the area. This recognition has garnered many of our attorneys an AV Preeminent rating as reported in Martindale Hubbell, as well as recognition as Super Lawyers of Connecticut and New England as published in Connecticut Magazine.

In addition to providing quality legal services, the firm has a long established culture of public service and many of our attorneys have served in leadership positions on area non-profit and public service organizations including The Ballet School of Stamford, Connecticut Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association, Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County, Kids in Crisis, Little League, Mercy Learning Center, Norwalk YMCA, The Ferguson Library, Norwalk Community College Foundation, Senior Services, Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford Chapter of the American Red Cross, Stamford Health Foundation, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford YMCA, Stamford Youth Foundation, United Way of Stamford, VNA Hospice Care of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc., The Volunteer Center, Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America and Person to Person.


Cacace, Tusch & Santagata is metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Stamford, CT
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 2 for Real Estate Law


Metro Rankings

Stamford, CT
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 2 for Real Estate Law

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Management and Personnel

Managing Partner
Michael J. Cacace
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