PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Attorneys Recognized As 2011 “Best Lawyers In America”; Firm Listed In U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Rankings

September 23, 2010

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.:  Fourteen attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2011 (copyright 2010 by Woodward White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), the law firm reported today.  In addition, the firm was ranked in the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, published last week in U.S. News & World Report.

 The Pullman & Comley attorneys included in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:  David P. Atkins, Commercial Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law; Frank B. Cleary, Public Finance Law; Andrew C. Glassman, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds, Labor and Employment Law; Frederic Lee Klein, Energy Law; Nancy D. Lapera, Employee Benefits Law; Christopher P. McCormack, Environmental Law; Jonathan B. Orleans, Labor and Employment Law; Elliott B. Pollack; Michael G. Proctor, Real Estate Law; Richard C. Robinson, Construction Law; Daniel A. Schwartz, Labor and Employment Law; James T. Shearin, Commercial Litigation; and James P. White, Jr., Real Estate Law.

 This year, U.S. News & World Report and Woodward/White (dba “Best Lawyers”) also introduced a list of “Best Law Firms,” which appeared in U.S. News & World Report on September 15, 2010. Pullman & Comley, LLC is listed under Connecticut firms in the Hartford region in the areas of Construction Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA), General Commercial Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants (Tier 1) and in Environmental Law and Health Care Law (Tier 2).

Best Lawyers compiles lists of attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. In the U.S., Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America.  For more about the standards for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, please see http://www.bestlawyers.com/about/MethodologyCT.aspx.  For more about the standards for inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list, please see http://www.bestlawyers.com/USNews/default.aspx.

 Pullman & Comley, LLC provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States  and internationally.  The firm’s major practice areas include corporate and business, health care, litigation, public and commercial finance, property valuation, real estate and environmental, and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford and White Plains.  For more information, please visit www.pullcom.com.

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