Press Release11.29.2012

Pullman & Comley Attorneys Recognized as 2013 "Best Lawyers in America"

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.:  Twenty-six attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2013, (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC), the law firm reported today.  In addition, the firm was ranked in the 2012 Best Law Firms rankings, published earlier this month in U.S. News & World Report.

The Pullman & Comley attorneys included in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:  Michael J. Andreana, Public Finance Law; David P. Atkins, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Commercial Litigation and Ethics & Professional Responsibility Law; Elizabeth J. Austin, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Deborah S. Breck, Trusts and Estates; Frank B. Cleary, Public Finance Law; Geoffrey F. Fay, Real Estate Law; Andrew A. Glickson, Land Use and Zoning and Real Estate Law; Eliot B. Gersten, Commercial Litigation; Andrew C. Glassman, Corporate Governance, Compliance, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Alex V. Hernandez, Criminal Defense: White Collar; Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds, Litigation - Labor and Employment and Labor Law - Management; Lee D. Hoffman, Energy and Environmental Law; Frederic L. Klein, Energy and Water Law; Nancy D. Lapera, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Christopher P. McCormack, Environmental Law; Jonathan B. Orleans, Litigation - Labor and Employment and Employment Law - Management; Alan S. Parker, Trusts and Estates; Michael G. Proctor, Real Estate Law; Richard C. Robinson, Litigation - Construction; Gregory F. Servodidio, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Daniel A. Schwartz, Employment Law – Management and Labor Law - Management; James T. Shearin, Litigation – Securities, Antitrust, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation; James B. Stewart, Trusts and Estates; Marcy Tench Stovall, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law; James P. White, Jr., Real Estate Law; and Diane W. Whitney, Commercial Litigation and Environmental Law.

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers also published a list of “Best Law Firms,” which appeared in U.S. News & World Report on November 1, 2012. Pullman & Comley, LLC is listed under Connecticut firms as “First Tier” (highest ranking) in the Hartford region in the areas of Corporate Governance Law; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment.  In the Stamford region, which includes greater Fairfield County, the firm was ranked as First Tier in Commercial Litigation; Employment Law – Management; Environmental Law; Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Litigation – Securities; Public Finance Law and Real Estate Law.

Best Lawyers compiles lists of attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. In the U.S., Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America.  For more about the standards for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, please see  For more about the standards for inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list, 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 corporate and business, environmental, health care, litigation, public and commercial finance, property valuation, real estate, and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and White Plains.

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