Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law
Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law
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Robert G. Tukey
  • Managing Director
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Attorney Robert G. Tukey is a Director of the firm. He is a graduate of Fairfield University and Western New England University School of Law. A native of Southeastern Connecticut, Attorney Tukey returned to the area to practice, primarily litigating marital and custody as well as personal injury matters. He currently resides in Niantic with his family.

Attorney Tukey's professional memberships include the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers’ Association, and the Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court. Attorney Tukey was named to the Super Lawyers Connecticut and New England Rising Stars 2011 and 2012 lists. Each year, only 2.5% of attorneys in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine forty years old and under, or in practice for ten years or less, receive the Rising Stars honor. In 2016 Attorney Tukey received the National Academy of Family Law Attorney's 2016 Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award.

Attorney Tukey has also focused on volunteering within his community. He is the President of the board and a coach for East Lyme Little League, and coaches basketball and soccer for East Lyme Parks and Recreation. Attorney Tukey has served as a member of the board of the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, the New London City Center District, and as Past President of the ARC of New London County. He is a member of the finance committee and volunteers as a confirmation mentor at the Niantic Community Church.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1996
  • Connecticut, 1997
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court


  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Connecticut
  • New England Rising Stars
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorney, Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • New London County Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court, Member
  • American Association for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • President of the Board, East Lyme Little League
  • Member, Finance Committee, Niantic Community Church
  • Past President, ARC of New London County
  • Member, Board of the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
  • Member, New London City Center District
  • Coach, East Lyme Little League
  • Basketball and Soccer teams' Coach, East Lyme Parks and Recreation
  • Volunteers as a Confirmation Mentor, Niantic Community Church