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Jim Bergenn Named "Top Lawyer"

November 17, 2014

James W. Bergenn, a partner in Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, has been selected as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Connecticut by Super Lawyers®.

Attorney Bergenn has more than 30 years of experience as a trial attorney and practices in the areas of complex criminal and civil litigation, including white collar crime and government investigations. He counsels clients in a variety of significant criminal cases, representing targets of investigations, criminal defendants, grand jury and other witnesses, and corporate and individual victims of crimes.

Attorney Bergenn works on cases prosecuted by the gamut of federal authorities such as the U.S. Attorney’s Office; FBI; Securities and Exchange Commission; Drug Enforcement Agency; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Department of Defense; Internal Revenue Service; Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, and Office of Inspector General for various federal agencies. In addition, Attorney Bergenn has handled cases before multiple state authorities and regulators, including the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office, Attorney General, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Department of Housing, Department of Children and Families, the Office of Consumer Protection, as well as state and local police.

Forty-seven (47) attorneys from the firm were named Super Lawyers® in Connecticut, and 25 were identified as Rising Stars®. Super Lawyers® recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement (based on a multi-phased selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations).


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