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Andrea C. Sisca

Phone: 203-661-6000
Location: Greenwich, CT
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Andrea C. Sisca joined Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara in 2014. Prior to joining Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara, Andy practiced law at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker with a focus on professional and general liability matters, and personal injury defense.

At Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara, Andy focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation, including real estate, contract, construction and other similar types of disputes. She handles all aspects of litigation from pleadings, discovery (including large e-Discovery productions) and motions through trial and appeals, when necessary. She also has experience handling other types of matters including securities fraud, business disputes, zoning appeals and Will contests.

Andy brings to the Litigation team her experience in defense work, her skill at analysis and strategizing, and her meticulous attention to factual details crucial to successful management and favorable resolution of cases. In a recent representative matter, Andy prepared a summary judgment motion and oppositions to defendants’ motions resulting in judgment in her client’s favor on his New York labor law claims. In another matter, Andy second chaired at trial and wrote the post-trial briefs in a Connecticut adverse possession case, successfully defeating defendant’s counterclaim for adverse possession and securing reimbursement for her client’s attorneys’ fees as well. Andy has second chaired several multi-day prejudgment remedy hearings and has handled injunction hearings.

Andy lives in Greenwich, Connecticut where she is an active member of the Junior League of Greenwich and Meals on Wheels of Greenwich.

Education and Admissions

  • University at Albany, B.S. Business
  • Albany Law School, J.D.
  • State of Connecticut
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Greenwich Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Super Lawyers® Connecticut Rising Stars list in 2017
  • Named to Super Lawyers® Connecticut Rising Stars list in 2016

Representative Decisions

  • Rowe v. Rubin, 2015 WL 9598391 (Stamford, Dec. 2, 2015): plaintiff successfully pursued her claim for violation of the Condominium Act and defeated defendant's claim for adverse possession of real property in a condominium unit.
  • Rowe v. Rubin, 2016 WL 1038968 (Stamford, Feb. 26, 2016): awarding attorneys’ fees under the Condominium Act after trial.
  • Tandon v. Captain’s Cove Marina of Bridgeport, Inc., 752 F.3d 239 (2d Cir. 2014): successfully arguing that federal admiralty jurisdiction does not extend to a tort claim arising from a physical altercation among recreational visitors on and around a permanent dock surrounded by navigable water because this type of incident does not have a potentially disruptive effect on maritime commerce.
  • Cortese v. Sedgwick Properties Corp., 2013 WL 5780397 (Stamford, 2013): summary judgment entered in defendant's favor in a premises liability case where a vendor sustained injuries as a result of climbing a five foot (5') rock wall to open an automatic gate from the outside because it allegedly would not open from the inside of the driveway.
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