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Antonino M. Leone


Antonino Leone’s practice includes construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation. He represents public and private owners, developers, designers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and other construction industry clients in vertical building construction projects as well as road, highway and bridge projects. He represents clients in all aspects of construction ranging from contract drafting and negotiation to contract close out and claims resolution. He has handled a wide range of matters relating to the various issues that face construction projects including bidding, payment, delays, performance, termination, surety bond claims and mechanic’s liens.

Tony regularly represents and counsels clients in diverse business and commercial matters including corporate formation and financing, contract drafting and negotiation, and employment issues. He advises and represents clients with respect to tort and contract claims and litigation. He has litigated cases before state and federal courts, and in arbitration.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Tony worked as a licensed professional structural engineer responsible for the design and analysis of structural systems and components, and the preparation of contract plans and specifications for the structural design of highway bridges, and of commercial, industrial, and residential building projects ranging from $1 Million to $350 Million. He currently maintains his registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2016-Present)
  • Garcia & Milas, P.C.

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers of America® (2018-2019) Recognized for Construction Law
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Connecticut (2012, 2013-2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Building Congress
  • New Haven County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Speaking Engagements

  • Marcum Construction Summit: 2018 Construction Law Update, September 2018

News & Insight

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including seven “Lawyers of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “La…

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52 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers of America

August 18, 2017

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Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Antonino M. Leone

February 15, 2017

Antonino Leone's practice includes construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation. Tony regularly represents and counsels construction industry clients in all aspects of construction ranging from contract drafting and negotiation to contract c…

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Hinckley Allen Expands Its Top-Tier Construction & Public Contracts Practice With New Partner, Antonino M. Leone

May 12, 2016

Antonino (Tony) M. Leone, joining as a partner, adds significant depth and expertise to the Construction & Public Contracts practice group. Tony joins Hinckley Allen in our Hartford office from Garcia & Milas, P.C.“Tony’s experience as an engin…

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Past Event

The Marcum New England Constrution Summit

September 27, 2016

Hinckley Allen's Peter Martin is presenting at the Marcum New England Construction Summit. Peter will discuss "2016 Legislative Recap and Emerging Trends: How New Laws from the 2016 Session and Other Emerging Trends may Impact your Business"in a breakout s…