June 2, 2014 - Murtha Cullina Receives Top Rankings from Chambers USA
June 2, 2014
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HARTFORD, CT (June 2, 2014)…Murtha Cullina LLP is proud to have earned top rankings from Chambers USA. In the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Six Murtha Cullina practice areas and 14 of the firm’s attorneys are ranked among the best in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The listing of the leading lawyers and law firms in the country is published annually by Chambers and Partners.
In Connecticut, Murtha Cullina’s Environment practice received a Band 1 ranking, the highest awarded by Chambers USA. The firm’s Corporate/M&A, Healthcare, Labor and Employment and Litigation: General Commercial practice areas were also recognized. In Massachusetts, the firm’s Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice area received recognition for the first time.
Five Murtha Cullina attorneys received Chambers USA’s highest ranking in their respective practice areas:
- Francis J. Brady (CT Litigation)
- Daniel C. Cohn (MA Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
- Willard F. Pinney, Jr. (CT Corporate/M&A)
- Alfred E. Smith, Jr. (CT Environment)
- Mark R. Sussman (CT Environment)
Eight Murtha Cullina attorneys were recognized as leaders in their respective practice areas:
- David P. Friedman (CT Litigation)
- H. Kennedy Hudner (CT Healthcare)
- Paul E. Knag (CT Healthcare)
- Deirdre M. Robinson (MA Real Estate)
- Gregory A. Sharp (CT Environment)
- Barry J. Waters (CT Labor & Employment)
- Edward B. Whittemore (CT Corporate/M&A)
In addition, Mark G. DeGiacomo was named a ‘Recognised Practioner’ for Murtha Cullina’s Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice in Massachusetts.
Chambers USA is a leading guide to the legal profession, and determines its annual rankings through confidential, in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys and an assessment of recent work. Attorneys are ranked in their respective practice areas on the basis of legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client-service. Law firm departments are ranked using these qualities, as well as effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole. More information on the rankings process can be found on the Chambers website.
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, insurance recovery, 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. For more information, visit www.murthalaw.com.
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