Vito A. Racanelli

Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Idaho


  • J.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
  • B.A. University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

VITO RACANELLI is a Member of Ruegsegger Simons & Stern, LLC.  Mr. Racanelli joined the firm in 2005.  He focuses his practice on defending employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters.  Mr. Racanelli has been admitted to the bars in Arizona, Colorado, and Idaho.  He was an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Law School for several years, where he taught workers’ compensation law.  He was named the Outstanding Respondents’ Attorney for 2009 by Professionals in Workers’ Compensation.  Prior to his legal career, he worked as a business process risk consultant and managed a small business.

Mr. Racanelli was born in Woodstock, Illinois, where he also attended high school at Marian Central Catholic. His personal interests include cooking, fishing and skiing.