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"Best Lawyers In America" Recognizes 27 Lawyers from Shipman & Goodwin LLP

September 23, 2010

Twenty-seven (27) lawyers of Shipman & Goodwin LLP (Conn.) have been named to the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

The selection of these top lawyers is part of a rigorous national peer-review survey and is based upon more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of top lawyers by other lawyers in the same and related specialties. Their names will appear in the 2011 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" to be published in November 2010:

The following is the list of the recognized Shipman & Goodwin lawyers, their respective practice areas, and their residences (in Connecticut, unless otherwise noted*):

  • Stuyvesant K. Bearns, Trusts and Estates – a resident of Lakeville; 
  • James W. Bergenn, White-Collar and Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • James T. Betts, Trusts and Estates – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Bruce A. Chudwick, Municipal Law – a resident of Farmington; 
  • Brian Clemow, Labor and Employment Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Richard I. Cohen, Employee Benefits Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Thomas P. Flynn, Corporate Law – a resident of Glastonbury; 
  • Ross H. Garber, White-Color Criminal Defense – a resident of Glastonbury; 
  • Ira H. Goldman, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Employee Benefits Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Barry C. Hawkins, Real Estate Law – a resident of Black Rock; 
  • Timothy S. Hollister, Land Use & Zoning Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Charles L. Howard, Commercial Litigation – a resident of Simsbury; 
  • Sheila A. Huddleston, Appellate Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • John H. Lawrence, Corporate Law, Health Care Law – a resident of Glastonbury; 
  • Anne H. Littlefield, Education Law – a resident of Lyme; 
  • Alex Lloyd, Health Care Law – a resident of Palm City, Fla.*;
  • Julie A. Manning, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law – a resident of Fairfield; 
  • Richard A. Mills, Education Law – a resident of Glastonbury; 
  • Thomas B. Mooney, Education Law and Labor and Employment Law – a resident of West Hartford, 
  • Saranne P. Murray, Labor and Employment Law – a resident of South Glastonbury; 
  • Mark K. Ostrowski, Product Liability Litigation, a resident of Glastonbury; 
  • Paul D. Sanson, Commercial Litigation – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • James C. Schulwolf, Banking Law, Equipment Finance Law – a resident of West Hartford; 
  • Lyn G. Walker, Trusts and Estates – a resident of Hartford; 
  • John E. Wertam, Environmental Law – a resident of Hampton; 
  • Joseph P. Williams, Environmental Law – a resident of Glastonbury; and 
  • Robert L. Wyld, Commercial Litigation – a resident of West Simsbury.

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