RRD Welcomes Its Newest Attorneys to the Firm

October 28, 2022


We are pleased to welcome Joseph M. Ferrantelli, Ryan V. Nobile and Sara F. Bigman, to our team of talented associates.

Joe Ferrantelli is an associate practicing in the areas of personal injury, insurance defense litigation, and professional malpractice. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Anselm College and his Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2020. 


While in law school, he was a competitor for the Quinnipiac Mock Trial Team, a competitor for the Quinnipiac Student Dispute Resolution Team, an Associate Editor for the Health Law Journal, and a member of Phi Delta Phi. 


Ryan Nobile is an associate attorney practicing in the areas of insurance defense and personal injury litigation, primarily involving professional malpractice and premises liability. Ryan is admitted to practice in Connecticut.

Before joining the firm, Ryan served as a Law Clerk at the Connecticut Appellate Court where he worked for the Judge Trial Referees. Prior to that, he spent two years assisting the Judges of the Connecticut Superior Court as a Law Clerk with the Office of Legal Research in New Haven.

Ryan graduated cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he was a member of the honors program.  While in law school, Ryan was a Judicial Extern for Chief Judge William E. Smith of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island and worked part time for the Office of the General Counsel at Rhode Island Housing.  Prior to law school, Ryan graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science.  

Sara Bigman graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2022.

While in law school, Sara was the Assistant Managing Editor of the Connecticut Journal of International Law, Outreach Coordinator for the Women Law Students’ Association and Secretary for the Jewish Law Students’ Association. She was also a member of the Mock Trial Society and the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Society. In addition, Sara participated in the Animal Law Clinic where she gained practical experience advocating for justice in cases of animal cruelty. Sara also served as a teaching assistant for the Trusts and Estates course.

Sara earned her B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 2017, where she was a double major in journalism and history and was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society.