Our Attorneys

Miles Esty

Miles Esty

Biography: Attorney Esty, founding member of the firm, started his career as an associate at the aviation defense firm of Condon & Forsyth in New York, New York. In 1992, he moved...
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Elizabeth Buckmir

Elizabeth Buckmir

Biography: Attorney Buckmir is a founding member of Esty & Buckmir. Her practice is focused primarily on defending civil lawsuits in the areas of personal injury, motor vehicle and premises liability. During...
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Jonathan Beatty

Jonathan A. Beatty

Biography: Attorney Beatty is a Partner in the firm, beginning his tenure at Esty & Buckmir on May 1, 2000. His focus is mainly on litigation and trial practice, having tried numerous cases...
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Marla Seligson

Marla L. Seligson

Biography: Attorney Seligson is a Partner at Esty & Buckmir. She joined the firm in April 1999. She practices litigation with a primary focus on workers’ compensation defense litigation and subrogation. Education:...
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Audrey Staropoli

Audrey B. Staropoli

Biography: Education: Attorney Staropoli earned her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2006, after earning her B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
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Joan Tsang

Joan M. Tsang

Biography: During law school, attorney Tsang interned at the Hartford Family Court and the Middlesex Superior Court. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for the civil judges...
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Ryan Sullivan

Ryan P. Sullivan

Biography: During law school, Attorney interned with the State’s Attorney’s Office in New Haven and at the Connecticut General Assembly in the Senate Minority Office, where he conducted legal research on pending...
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Michel Deakin

Michel Deakin

Biography: Attorney Deakin joined Esty & Buckmir in May of 2018, when his prior firm, Deakin Vatti & Clark, merged with Esty & Buckmir. He has dedicated his entire legal career to...
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Matthias Sportini

Matthias Sportini

Biography: During law school, Attorney Sportini interned with the Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative providing legal assistance to the nonprofit and governmental sectors. He also volunteered as a Pro Bono attorney providing tax...
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Neeta M. Vatti

Neeta M. Vatti

Biography: Neeta M. Vatti joined Esty & Buckmir in May of 2018, when her prior firm, Deakin Vatti & Clark, merged with Esty & Buckmir. Attorney Vatti has over 18 years of...
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