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.
UConn relies upon Pullman to create innovative financing plans that fund the University’s growth, while ensuring that students receive a top-notch education and the university’s objectives are fulfilled.
Since CRDA’s beginnings, the quasi-public agency’s mission to manage Hartford’s economic development initiatives, by identifying and structuring loans, equity and tax credits, has evolved and expanded to assist neighboring communities in the Greater Hartford region. For many of the most complex projects, CRDA has partnered with P&C on the financing of construction renovations and conversion projects.
Pullman & Comley’s Alternative Energy practice focuses on both large-scale renewable energy projects and smaller, distributed generation installations. The practice brings together attorneys across various disciplines to serve clients in the growing and evolving areas of climate change, sustainability, alternative energy, distributed generation, renewable energy credits and trading, carbon trading, greenhouse gas initiatives and project finance.
During the last 100 years, Pullman & Comley has represented People's United Bank and been a key partner in supporting the bank’s growth, providing mastery and counsel concerning acquisitions, geographic expansion and entry into new business lines.
Since 2006, P&C has provided blumshapiro with practical legal advice on the laws and regulations affecting merger and acquisition activities, personnel issues, and the Internal Revenue Code. Both organizations enjoy a shared goal of building lasting partnerships with clients and an investment in their success.
Pullman & Comley began representing Bridgeport Hospital 50 years ago, and when Bridgeport Hospital became the first community hospital to join Yale New Haven Health in 1996, it was natural for that relationship to continue
Throughout the university’s transformation, it has called upon Pullman attorneys to provide guidance on many of the legal issues it has faced. These have included critical real estate and environmental matters encountered with its geographical expansion; personnel and employee benefit questions; litigation disputes; and helping the University realize the economic benefits of its varied revenue services.
Pullman & Comley has worked with Santa Energy on many fronts over the years, ranging from assistance on real estate and environmental matters to general corporate and financing counsel that support the company’s continued expansion to diversify energy services across the Northeast.
Revolution Wind, a next generation 200-megawatt offshore wind farm that will be located in federal waters 50 miles from New London, Connecticut will help Connecticut meet its renewable energy goals affordably, and will deliver clean energy to Connecticut utilities during peak hours of demand. Pullman attorneys will be there to assist in moving forward the permitting and policy phases of this innovative offshore wind solution.
In 2012, Connecticut legalized the production and distribution of medical marijuana (MMJ) to registered patients. Since then, P&C attorneys have assisted the businesses that grow, dispense and provide testing services for this limited-use drug, including Advanced Grow Labs, a research and production facility in West Haven.
Lambda Legal is the premiere LGBTQ civil rights organization in the country committed to achieving full equality for LGBTQ individuals and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation and advocacy. Pullman & Comley has been a proud supporter of the organization and its mission since 2003.
Pullman & Comley continued its long-term engagement as bond counsel to the City of Bridgeport and assisted the city's administration with an innovative four (4) series financing that helped balance the current year's budget.
Our Real Estate practice successfully represented a local savings bank in connection with a non-revolving multiple tranche line of credit to the owner of Goodwin Square, an historic office building in downtown Hartford.
Our Real Estate and Government Finance attorneys represented the University of Connecticut in connection with the relocation of its West Hartford University library facilities and operations to the main branch of the Hartford Library.
Attorneys from our Government Finance and Real Estate practice were instrumental in the transformation of a blighted industrial property in Bridgeport into multifamily housing and a new charter school.
Our Real Estate and Business Finance attorneys closed various loan financing facilities of more than $8.7 million for housing for educational professionals in downtown Hartford.
We successfully defend our clients in class action cases covering, product liability, RICO, ERISA, antitrust, consumer protection, insurance and securities.
In addition to handling overage disputes, the attorneys in Pullman & Comley's Insurance practice defend class actions and other litigation challenging computerized underwriting and claim handling systems.
During the past five years, members of our ADR team have conducted hundreds of mediations and arbitrations in an array of areas spanning commercial, employment and individual matters.
Pullman's Family Law Practice remains at the leading edge of Connecticut matrimonial law, regularly litigating, mediating, arbitrating, and defending and prosecuting appeals involving the most complex financial and child custody related dissolutions of marriage actions in the state.
Pullman & Comley assisted the Southport School and its board with navigating the legal requirements for an historic name change, which included a restatement of its certificate of incorporation.
A Pullman & Comley's School Law attorney's case in a recent Connecticut Superior Court
decision was among the first in the country to interpret and apply the Supreme Court’s new standard under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act.
Pullman & Comley Corporate and Land Use attorneys have assisted Connecticut marijuana growers with regulatory issues and facility siting, as well as corporate governance, corporate structuring, tax issues and protection of client' intellectual property interests.
Members of Pullman & Comley's Real Estate practice assisted the Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) in leasing more than 110,000 square feet in Hartford Square North, located at 10 Columbus Boulevard in downtown Hartford.
Members of Pullman & Comley's Health Care team worked with clients transitioning to the growing practice of "concierge," "boutique" or "retainer" methods of practice.
Pullman & Comley is proud of the 40- year relationship we built with Elizabeth "Betty" Pfriem, an influential woman with whom our Trusts and Estates attorneys established the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Foundation.
Pullman & Comley's attorneys were involved in a wide variety of cutting edge energy issues over the past year.
In an acquisition that combined New England's largest energy company with the region's largest energy company with the region's largest private water company, Eversource Energy completed an acquisition of Aquarion Water Company for a value of $1.675 billion.
Pullman & Comley has been front and center in a groundbreaking matter that has far-reaching implications for the water, electric and natural gas industries – as well as public utilities in general.
Pullman & Comley attorneys, in coordination with the State Brownfield Working Group, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Office of Policy Management and the Commerce Committee of the general Assembly, were instrumental in the creation of a new law that provides greater flexibility and incentives to municipalities for cleaning and redeveloping contaminated sites.
Pullman attorneys negotiated the casino project development agreement on behalf of the Town of East Windsor, Connecticut, the first approved to be constructed off Indian tribal lands.
Our Securities Law and Emerging Business attorney eagerly assisted our innovative client, Clean Origin, to bring to consumers the world’s most environmentally sound and socially responsible engagement rings available today.
Pullman client RedCrow Crowd launched an equity crowdfunding platform dedicated to investments in health care companies with social impact potential.
Members of Pullman & Comley's Commercial Finance practice successfully represented People's United Bank, N.A. in connection with several credit facilities to a regional supplier and delivery company of petroleum products.
Pullman's Employment Law attorneys provide anti-harassment training and counseling to give clients the tools they need to follow proper protocols for prevention, address harassment cases and comply with the law.
Pullman's Property Tax and Valuation practice helps its business clients obtain equitable property tax assessments on their real estate holdings throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Pullman represented Beacon Communities in connection with the rehabilitation of the old J.R. Montgomery mill complex in Windsor Locks.
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.
Attorneys from our Trusts and Estates, Health Care and Litigation practices supervise and handle conservatorship and commitment matters for several large hospitals.
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, home care and hospice in Connecticut.
“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.”
Our attorneys helped the United States Tennis Association (USTA) embark on a transformation of its online properties.
Pullman & Comley is participating in a number of endeavors to help Connecticut entrepreneurs and startups launch and build new businesses.
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.
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.
For nearly 50 years, our firm has assisted Encon with smooth transitions in its ownership spanning three generations of business owners.
With the assistance of Pullman & Comley attorneys, Sacred Heart University purchased the 66-acre former General Electric world headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Clean Feet Investors is a Connecticut- based investment fund dedicated to investing in green energy projects. Our attorneys were retained by Clean Feet to assist in its investment activity.
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.
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.