PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Launches Education Law Blog

February 14, 2014

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.:  Pullman & Comley, LLC has launched “Education Law Notes,” a blog devoted to legal issues affecting public school districts, private schools, colleges and universities, the law firm announced today.  It can be found at

“Education Law Notes” alerts readers to, and provide insights on, new developments within the highly-regulated field of education law.  Educational institutions face legal issues across a broad scope of topics, including academics, labor and employment, free speech, disability rights, gender equality, school safety, finance, bullying, immigration, social media, religious freedom, school governance and administrative policies and procedures.   Articles on the blog will address these topics and will also include posts from other areas that affect educational institutions, boards of education and superintendents ranging from environmental regulation and energy savings to legislative session updates.

The articles in “Education Law Notes” will be authored by attorneys in Pullman & Comley’s School Law Practice including William R. Connon, Michael P. McKeon, Zachary D. Schurin, Susan L. Scott, John P. Shea, Jr. and Mark J. Sommaruga.  As a group, they have won groundbreaking cases in both state and federal courts, and have established legal precedents that are repeatedly cited by courts and scholarly works on education law. 

Pullman & Comley’s School Law practice is among the largest in Connecticut and represents the interests of local and regional school districts in the areas of education, labor and employment law, board governance, special education, vendor relations and student issues.  Our attorneys also work directly with general counsel, senior management, and boards of directors and trustees to provide legal advice and representation in the areas of the law that affect educational institutions.

With nearly 90 attorneys, Pullman & Comley, LLC is one of Connecticut’s largest law firms and provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally.  In addition to School Law, the firm’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; labor, employment law and employee benefits; environmental and land use; government finance; health care; litigation; property valuation; real estate; regulatory, energy and telecommunications; and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and White Plains.  The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms.  For more information, please