Press Release07.14.2016

Pullman & Comley Welcomes Attorney Martha M. Royston to its Labor and Employment Practice

HARTFORD, Connecticut Pullman & Comley is pleased to announce the addition of Martha M. Royston as an Associate in the firm’s Labor, Employment Law & Employee Benefits Department, the law firm reported today.  She will be based in the firm’s Hartford office. 

Ms. Royston focuses her practice on diverse commercial litigation and counseling clients in, and litigating, labor and employment matters.  Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, Ms. Royston worked in the litigation department of a Hartford-based law firm and gained experience representing a wide variety of clients in matters including business torts, professional and medical malpractice actions, employment and non-discrimination litigation, ERISA lawsuits, tax appeals and asbestos litigation.  

“We are excited about the addition of Martha to our team,” said Joshua Hawks-Ladds, chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment Law & Employee Benefits Department.  “Our growing client base demands a larger team, and Martha’s experience complements the strength and depth of our practice.” 

Ms. Royston received a B.A. from Bowdoin College and a J.D. from the Boston College Law School.  While in law school, she interned in the Trial Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts, where she defended the Commonwealth in lawsuits brought under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act.  She also interned for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, where she assisted federal prosecutors on matters ranging from investor fraud to civil rights violations. 

Ms. Royston is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the New Haven County Bar Association and the New Haven Inns of Court. 

Pullman & Comley:

Pullman & Comley celebrated its 95th anniversary in 2014.  With nearly 90 attorneys, it is one of Connecticut’s largest firms and provides 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; environmental and land use; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property valuation; real estate; regulatory, energy and telecommunications; and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and White Plains.  The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms.  For more information, please visit

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