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.
Pullman & Comley is participating in a number of endeavors to help Connecticut entrepreneurs and startups launch and build new businesses.
Pullman & Comley’s work with educational institutions extends beyond the K-12 classrooms to the campuses of several colleges and universities. Within the last year, attorneys from across the firm have partnered with college and university administrators on a variety of issues.
In 2016, our bankruptcy team successfully transitioned Hebrew HealthCare’s 257 bed nursing facility in West Hartford to a new owner as part of its bankruptcy reorganization process. Hebrew HealthCare and its four affiliates filed for Chapter 11 in August and immediately sought permission from the Bankruptcy Court to sell its skilled nursing facility.
With its proximity to New York and Boston, high standard of living and talented workforce, Connecticut is an attractive state for international companies looking to land in the United States.
In November 2016, the firm’s Government Finance practice served as bond counsel to the State of Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority on its $115,785,000 Revenue Bonds, Masonicare Issues, Series F and G. Masonicare is the largest provider of senior health care, senior living, homecare and hospice in Connecticut.
Pullman & Comley has taken the lead in proposing innovative legislation to form a state-certified brownfield land bank that creates a valuable new tool for municipalities seeking to remediate and redevelop brownfield sites.
In 2016, our attorneys helped the United States Tennis Association (USTA) embark on a transformation of its online properties.
In 2016, our attorneys were at the forefront of advising our clients on best practices to meet the challenges presented by dramatic changes in labor and employment laws.
The firm’s Government Finance and Real Estate practices have been instrumental in the initial transformation of a blighted industrial property along Interstate 95 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
As cybersecurity and data privacy have emerged as critical concerns for both large and small businesses, we have responded by providing broad-based cybersecurity counseling.
In 2016 Pullman & Comley’s Property Tax and Valuation practice continued its regional expansion.
In 2016, the Connecticut Supreme Court heard only four family law cases. Of those cases, Pullman & Comley’s Family Law attorneys argued, and were victorious, in two.
Groton, Connecticut is home to one of Pfizer Inc.’s largest research facilities in the United States. This is a significant corporate asset, and after incidents when the facility unexpectedly lost power, Pfizer felt that it needed to improve the dependability of electric power at the site beyond the current sources that included on-site generation and power from the local utility.
For nearly 50 years, our firm has assisted Encon with smooth transitions in its ownership spanning three generations of business owners.
An interdisciplinary team of our Government Finance and Real Estate attorneys represented Forstone Capital in the renovation of McLevy Square, a four building, half-acre, historic site located in the heart of downtown Bridgeport overlooking McLevy Green, the city’s downtown public green space.
Clean Feet Investors is a Connecticut- based investment fund dedicated to investing in green energy projects. In 2016, we were retained by Clean Feet to assist in its investment activity.
Our Marketing, Advertising and Entertainment practice helps assure our clients that their digital, print and broadcast advertising is compliant with intellectual property laws, privacy and publicity laws, and federal and state laws, without sacrificing their business needs or marketing goals.
During the last several years, the firm has enjoyed working with illy caffè North America, a subsidiary of the family-owned coffee company illy caffè S.p.A., based in Trieste, Italy, as it continues its successful expansion in the North American market.
Attorneys from our Trusts and Estates, Health Care and Litigation practices supervise and handle conservatorship and commitment matters for several large hospitals.
“Access Health CT” is the business name and registered trademark for the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange – the state’s health insurance marketplace established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Most consumers recognize Access Health CT by the bright yellow and orange logo used to introduce the Exchange to the public, but some individuals search for the Exchange on the Internet using terms such as: “Connecticut insurance exchange” or “CT health insurance exchange.”
In 2016, we shared insights with the Connecticut Technology Council on recruiting foreign-national technology graduates, and spoke on prospective changes in immigration law with the incoming presidential administration before the Connecticut Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section.
Our Litigation attorneys assisted investors in Branford Manor Associates, L.P. in a complex intra-partnership dispute involving corporate governance, business tort, tax, trust, housing regulation, and injunction issues.
On December 16, 2016, Sacred Heart University, with the assistance of Pullman & Comley attorneys, purchased the 66-acre former General Electric world headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut.
During the past year, our new health care attorneys were at the forefront of representing clients in mergers and acquisitions as well as in a host of regulatory matters in the ever-growing ambulatory surgery center sector.