PRESS RELEASE: Pullman & Comley Attorneys Named to 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., November 16, 2009:  Fifteen attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were recently named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list for 2010, the law firm reported today.  In addition, three of the firm’s attorneys were named to Super Lawyers “Connecticut Rising Stars 2010” list.

The Pullman & Comley attorneys on the Connecticut Super Lawyers 2010 list include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:  David P. Atkins, Professional Liability: Defense; Deborah S. Breck, Estate Planning and Probate;  Andrew C. Glassman, Business/Corporate; Irve J. Goldman, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds, Employment and Labor; Lee D. Hoffman, Environmental; Christopher P. McCormack, Environmental Litigation; Jonathan B. Orleans, Employment and Labor; Alan S. Parker, Estate Planning and Probate; Michael G. Proctor, Real Estate;  Richard C. Robinson, Business Litigation;  Margaret M. Sheahan, Employment and Labor;  James T. Shearin, Business Litigation; James P. White Jr., Real Estate; and Diane W. Whitney, Environmental.  Those named to the Rising Stars list include T. Scott Cowperthwait, Business Litigation; Doug Dubitsky, General Litigation; and Carrianna K. Field, Bonds/Government Finance.

The list of attorneys selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers appears in the November 2009 issue of New England Super Lawyers, and the special section appearing in the February 2010 issue of Connecticut magazine.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a multiphase selection process that considers 15 separate indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement and ethical standards.  The final selection for 2010 was made from a pool of 3,453 Connecticut attorneys, producing the final 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers list of 865 attorneys.  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. 

Founded in 1990, Law & Politics has been publishing the annual Super Lawyers lists since 1991.  Super Lawyers is published in 50 states and the District of Columbia by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc.  For more information on the selection process and a complete list of attorneys selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, visit  For more about the standards for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers, please see

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 business enterprises, health care, litigation, public and commercial finance, property valuation, real estate and environmental, and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford and White Plains.  For more information, please visit

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