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Case Studies

Read about how Pullman & Comley has helped clients address a range of legal challenges, expand their businesses and navigate the realities of today's marketplace.

Following passage of a new law granting rate recognition for water companies that acquire small troubled water systems, our Regulatory team represented Aquarion in obtaining an award of $10 million for its acquisition and modernization of more than 50 such water systems.

In the four years since medical marijuana was legalized in Connecticut, our attorneys have assisted the businesses that grow, dispense and provide testing services for this limited-use drug, while also advising employers grappling with employment policies and practices that need to be modified to meet the new statute guidelines.

In October 2015, the Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the position of our Energy and Regulatory attorneys that the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) lacked jurisdiction to resolve a contractual pricing dispute between our client, Kleen Energy Systems, and Connecticut Light and Power (now known as Eversource Energy).

Pullman & Comley has been selected as counsel to NuPower Thermal in the development of its district heating loop in downtown Bridgeport, a first-of-its-kind project in the United States that capture waste heat as an alternative energy source.

Our Health Care attorneys counsel hospitals and physicians dealing with these economic pressures and represent physician groups and hospital systems in negotiating merger and asset acquisition agreements and employment and independent contractor agreements.

Our firm has been a driving force in Connecticut's efforts to attract Israeli companies over the past five years through our relationships with The Connecticut Economic Resource Center and The University of Connecticut. One example is our client; H2OFarm, an Israeli company specializing in automated factory greenhouses using hydroponics technology.

A developing trend in our nation’s bankruptcy courts has been the increase in lawsuits filed or threatened by bankruptcy trustees to recover tuition payments made by a student’s parents when the parents later file for bankruptcy protection. The firm is currently representing two universities in defending these so-called "tuition claw back" suits.

Pullman & Comley’s Regulatory and Energy attorneys were instrumental in obtaining the necessary Connecticut Siting Council approval for the construction, operation and maintenance of Beacon Falls Energy Park, soon to be the largest fuel cell facility of its kind in the world, and the largest Class I renewable energy facility in Connecticut.

In 2015 we obtained a significant jury verdict for our client in a case involving a terminated transaction with the government of Turkmenistan over the rights to the orbital slots for a government-launched satellite.

In a dissolution of marriage action, our client sought a portion of the value of her husband’s company, which resulted in the judge awarding a portion of that value to our client.

The firm's Education Law attorneys are well-versed on the emerging legal considerations pertaining to transgender students in schools, colleges and universities.

In early 2016, Pullman & Comley continued its long term engagement as bond counsel to the City of Bridgeport and assisted the city’s new administration with a series of financings that helped balance the current year’s budget and provided over $5.6 million in future debt service savings.

Pullman & Comley's attorneys have represented Optimus Health Care for nearly ten years and serve as its corporate general counsel providing advice on health care issues including: regulatory matters such as fraud and abuse, Medicare and Medicaid billing, privacy and security of patient health information; corporate governance; professional service and employment agreements with physicians and other providers.

Faced with claims of employee or management misconduct, municipalities, businesses and educational institutions turn to Pullman & Comley for impartial, thorough and cost-effective investigations.

A significant number of Connecticut attorneys, in law firms, corporate legal departments and insurance agencies, turn to our Professional Liability team for risk management advice to handle their important matters.

In the case of Curtis Jackson III a/k/a 50 Cent, Pullman & Comley’s Bankruptcy team successfully thwarted the rapper’s attempt to derail the trial in the case of Lastonia Leviston v. Curtis Jackson III, in which Ms. Leviston was suing Mr. Jackson for his release on his commercial website of a private, intimate tape which was never intended to be disclosed or made public.

Pullman & Comley’s Real Estate and Land Use, Environmental and Government Finance attorneys have been working with the mayor and officials from the City of West Haven to develop an underutilized portion of the city’s shoreline on Long Island Sound.

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