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170 Mason Street, Greenwich, CT 06830

Andrea C. Sisca

Phone: 203-661-6000
Location: Greenwich, CT
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Andrea C. Sisca joined Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC 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.

Andy’s background in personal injury defense work and experience in dealing with insurance carriers helps her achieve favorable outcomes for individuals who have sustained personal injuries, including those injured in motor vehicle accidents, on construction sites, and as a result of slip/trip and falls.

Andy handles all types of civil and commercial litigation, including personal injury, wrongful death, real estate/land use, contract, construction and other similar types of disputes from pleadings and motion practice 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. For example, Andy secured judgment before trial in her client’s favor after he was injured on a construction site. In another matter, Andy successfully defeated a claim for adverse possession and secured reimbursement of her client’s attorneys’ fees.

Andy is on the Board of Directors of the YWCA Greenwich, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls, eliminating racism, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. She is also on the Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels of Greenwich, a chapter of a national organization that delivers meals to those who are homebound. Andy is also a member of the Junior League of Greenwich.

Practice Areas

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 (Civil Litigation) 2016 - 2021

Representative Decisions

  • Westchester Modular Homes, Inc. v. 21 Heusted Drive, 2020 WL 6784491 (Stamford-Norwalk, January 9, 2020), rendering judgment after trial that plaintiff’s mortgage should have priority where defendant mortgagee failed to file its assignment of mortgage for several years after acquiring the note
  • 136 Field Point Circle Holding Company, LLC v. Razinski, 330 Conn. 942 (2018): denying defendant’s certification to appeal from the Appellate Court.
  • Lackman v. McAnulty, 324 Conn. 277 (2016): successfully arguing that testator’s failure to record instrument restricting powers as trustee when he quitclaimed a certain parcel of real property to himself as trustee did not nullify transfer but did remove testator’s interest in the real property as an individual and therefore, upon his death, the property could not be devised in testator’s will and remained with the trust corpus, and the interest in the property transferred to successor trustees to convey to the trust beneficiaries, namely the defendants.
  • FIH, LLC v. Foundation Capital Partners, LLC, 176 F.Supp.3d 52 (D. Conn., March 30, 2016): granting defendants’ motions to dismiss as to several counts.
  • Rowe v. Rubin, 2016 WL 1038968 (Stamford, Feb. 26, 2016): awarding attorneys’ fees under the Condominium Act after trial.
  • 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.
  • Caldwell v. Graham, 2015 WL 1014833 (Stamford-Norwalk, February 13, 2015): granting plaintiff’s motion to enforce settlement agreement.
  • 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.
  • Sobhani v. Reliance Standard Life Ins. Co., 2014 WL 4065665 (D. Conn., August 15, 2014): summary judgment entered in defendant’s favor in employment action and the Court found that defendant’s denial of plaintiff’s ERISA benefits was not manifestly unreasonable.
  • 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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