Press Release10.09.2023

22 Pullman & Comley Attorneys Named to 2023 Super Lawyers Lists

BRIDGEPORT, CT, October 9, 2023 — A total of 22 attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were honored by 2023 Super Lawyers with 13 named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list for 2023, one named to the Massachusetts list for 2023, and eight recognized as 2023 Super Lawyers “Connecticut Rising Stars.” Two of our attorneys, Campbell D. Barrett and James (Tim) Shearin, were also listed in the "Top 10: 2023 Connecticut Super Lawyers Top List."

The Pullman & Comley attorneys on the 2023 Connecticut Super Lawyers list include the following, listed below with their cited practice areas. The names of the attorneys selected appear in the November 2023 issue of Connecticut Super Lawyers magazine and the November 2023 issue of Connecticut magazine.

  • David P. Atkins, Professional Liability: Defense
  • Campbell D. Barrett, Family Law
  • Megan Carannante, Business Litigation
  • Monte E. Frank, Business Litigation
  • Irve J. Goldman, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Nancy A. D. Hancock, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds, Employment & Labor Law
  • Lee D. Hoffman, Energy & Resources
  • Robert L. Holzberg, ADR
  • Jonathan A. Kaplan, Business Litigation
  • Jonathan B. Orleans, Employment & Labor Law
  • James (Tim) Shearin, Business Litigation
  • Diane W. Whitney, Environmental

Additionally, James F. Martin, an attorney located in Pullman’s Springfield office, was selected to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list for 2023 and ranked as a top-rated Closely Held Business attorney.

The following attorneys were named to the 2023 Connecticut Rising Stars list:

  • Tabitha Ayer, Real Estate
  • Dana M. Hrelic, Appellate
  • Thomas S. Lambert, Business Litigation
  • Michael Marafito, Tax
  • Stacie L. Provencher, Family Law
  • Christopher M. Rousseau, Real Estate
  • Kelly A. Scott, Family Law
  • Zachary T. Zeid, Employment & Labor Law

About Pullman & Comley
Pullman & Comley is one of Connecticut’s largest law firms and, for more than 100 years, has provided a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. Pullman & Comley’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property tax and valuation; real estate, energy, environmental and land use; and trusts and estates. The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury and Westport, Connecticut; White Plains, New York; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Wakefield, Rhode Island. The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms. For more information, please visit

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The Rising Stars selection process is the Super Lawyers selection process except that candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less, and the selection process does not include peer evaluation by practice area. Super Lawyers is published in 50 states and the District of Columbia by Thomson Reuters. For more about the standards for inclusion in Super Lawyers, please visit

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