Press Release10.22.2012

Pullman & Comley Attorneys Named To 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.:  Seventeen attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were recently named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list for 2012, the law firm reported today.  In addition, five of the firm’s attorneys were named to Super Lawyers “Connecticut Rising Stars 2012” list.

The Pullman & Comley attorneys on the Connecticut Super Lawyers 2012 list include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:  David P. Atkins, Professional Liability: Defense; Morris Banks, Mergers and Acquisitions; Deborah S. Breck, Estate Planning and Probate; Eliot B. Gersten, Business Litigation; Andrew C. Glassman, Business/Corporate; Irve J. Goldman, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds, Employment and Labor; Lee D. Hoffman, Energy and Natural Resources; Thomas F. Maxwell, Jr., Civil Litigation Defense; Christopher P. McCormack, Environmental Litigation; Jonathan B. Orleans, Employment and Labor; Michael G. Proctor, Real Estate;  Richard C. Robinson, Business Litigation;  Daniel A. Schwartz, Employment and Labor;  James T. Shearin, Business Litigation; Alan J. Sobol, Criminal Defense; and Diane W. Whitney, Environmental.  Those named to the Rising Stars list include Megan Youngling Carannante, Business Litigation; Laura Bellotti Cardillo, Tax; Adam J. Cohen, Government/Cities/Municipalities; Carrianna K. Field, Bonds/Government Finance; Jessica Grossarth, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; and Aimee J. Wood, Business Litigation.

The list of attorneys selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers appears in the November 2012 issue of New England Super Lawyers, and in a special section appearing in the February 2013 issue of Connecticut magazine.

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

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, environmental, health care, litigation, public finance, property valuation, real estate, and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford and White Plains.  

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