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PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Expands its White Collar Defense Practice with the Hiring of Alex Hernanadez

June 18, 2007

BRIDGEPORT, CT, June 17, 2007. Pullman & Comley, LLC has announced that Alex V. Hernandez, former Supervisory Assistant United States attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut, has joined the firm's White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations Section as a partner in the firm’s Stamford and Bridgeport offices. Mr. Hernandez, who will chair the White Collar Defense Section, focuses his practice on representing individuals and institutions in federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions and on conducting internal corporate investigations.

An Assistant U.S. Attorney since 1991, Mr. Hernandez served as a prosecutor for the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force. He also served as the Supervisory Attorney for the Bridgeport U.S. Attorney's Office, where he led a team of 12 attorneys and six support personnel. Prior to 1991, he served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

"Alex is a highly regarded white collar litigator. His distinguished career in the U.S. Attorney's Office, and the insights and experience he brings to our firm, will be of tremendous benefit to our clients," said D. Robert Morris, chair of Pullman & Comley. “His addition is part of the firm's continuing strategic plan to grow our White Collar Defense practice with the very best practitioners."

Pullman & Comley, LLC provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, nationally and internationally. In addition to its white collar defense practice, the firm’s major practice areas include business enterprises, health care, litigation, public law and finance, real estate and environmental, property valuation and trusts and estates. The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Westport, Greenwich and White Plains.