PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Names Timothy G. Ronan as Chair of the Litigation Department

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., April 28, 2016:  Timothy G. Ronan has been named as chairman of the firm’s Litigation Department, the law firm announced today. 

Mr. Ronan has been a Member of the Litigation Department, the largest practice area in the Firm, since 2003.  He practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also chairs the Cybersecurity and Privacy practice.  

“Tim is a first-class litigator and a strong leader within the firm, and has led our efforts to expand in new legal areas including data privacy and cybersecurity,” said James T. (“Tim”) Shearin.  “He will continue to build on the strengths of our litigation team and lead the practice in continued growth.” 

Mr. Ronan has represented clients in the federal and state courts and in domestic and international arbitrations on a wide variety of business issues including disputes arising in connection with the merger, acquisition, sale or purchase of business entities, contract disputes, securities, trade secret and unfair trade practice claims, privacy and cyber tort matters, technology and software disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, corporate governance, and employment disputes. He also has extensive experience with matters involving product liability litigation, insurance coverage disputes and contested land use and real estate matters. He is based in the firm’s Stamford office.  He served as chair of the firm’s Technology Committee for 10 years, and is a frequent speaker on data privacy and cybersecurity topics.  Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, he practiced in commercial litigation with another law firm, based in Stamford.  He received his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School, where he served as editor of The New York Law School Law Review

Mr. Ronan succeeds David Atkins, who will continue to lead the Litigation Department’s Professional Liability Section. 

About Pullman & Comley LLC

Pullman & Comley celebrated its 95th anniversary in 2014.  With nearly 90 attorneys, Pullman & Comley, LLC is one of Connecticut’s largest 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 Litigation, the firm’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; environmental, energy and telecommunications; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; property tax and valuation; real estate and land use; 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 visit www.pullcom.