Press Release08.22.2013

Pullman & Comley Attorneys Recognized as 2014 "Best Lawyers in America"

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.:  Twenty-five attorneys from Pullman & Comley, LLC, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2014, (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC), the law firm reported today. 

The Pullman & Comley attorneys included in the 2014 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; James T. Shearin, LitigationSecurities, 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. 

In addition, Jonathan Orleans was named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Stamford LitigationLabor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year.” According to Best Lawyers, “Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the ‘Lawyer of the Year,’ making this accolade particularly significant.”

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 criteria for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 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.  For more information, please visit

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