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Murtha Cullina Welcomes New Associates

March 29, 2013

Hartford, CT (March 29, 2013) – Murtha Cullina is pleased to welcome associates Jennifer A. Corvo, Brett E. Heyman, Stephanie Sprague Sobkowiak and Ashley S. Whyman to the firm.

Jennifer A. Corvo (Hartford, CT office) is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, where she assists clients with contract disputes, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law matters. Ms. Corvo’s experience also includes representation of corporations in government and internal investigations.  She is a graduate of Yale University and received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she worked as a teaching assistant for the first-year legal writing program and served as a team leader for the Boston Medical Center/Domestic Violence Institute volunteer program. Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Ms. Corvo served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jennifer C. Boal, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

Brett E. Heyman (Boston, MA office) is an associate in the firm’s Business and Finance Department practicing in the areas of real estate and affordable housing. He assists clients with real estate acquisitions, development, tax credits, financing and entity formation. Mr. Heyman also has experience in business litigation and corporate law. Mr. Heyman received his B.A. magna cum laude in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. He received his J.D. cum laude from Suffolk University Law School.

Stephanie Sprague Sobkowiak (New Haven, CT office) is an associate in the firm’s Health Care practice group and represents hospitals, physician groups and other health care clients. Her practice includes assisting these clients with a wide range of compliance, regulatory, risk management and reimbursement issues, including fraud and abuse, medical staff matters, Certificates of Need and HIPAA and related security breaches. She also has experience in general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Sobkowiak received her B. S. summa cum laude from the University of Delaware and received her J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Ashley S. Whyman (Boston, MA office) is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department and Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group. In her litigation practice, Ms. Whyman represents clients’ interests in a wide range of commercial and business disputes.  In her bankruptcy practice, Ms. Whyman is involved in disputes, reorganizations and workouts. She represents the firm’s Chapter 7 panel trustee on a variety of contested matters, creditors in all aspects of Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy matters and Chapter 11 debtors. Ms. Whyman earned her B.A. from George Washington University, and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With more than 115 attorneys in six offices throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, Murtha Cullina LLP offers a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Core practice areas include litigation, labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, affordable housing, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality.

Murtha Cullina is the exclusive member firm in Connecticut for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide; and the exclusive Connecticut member firm of State Law Resources, an international network of independent law firms. Visit www.murthalaw.com.

 

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