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October 20, 2014 - Mark R. Sussman Elected Fellow of American College of Environmental Lawyers

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HARTFORD, CT(October 21, 2014)…The American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) has elected Murtha Cullina LLP attorney Mark R. Sussman as a 2014 Fellow.

The ACOEL is a selective organization made up of about 200 members nationwide, including six from Connecticut.  Mr. Sussman was selected based on his distinguished experience and high standards in the practice of environmental law. 

ACOEL President, Seth Jaffe, stated, “The twenty-five lawyers elected to the College this year again include top environmental lawyers in government service, academia, the NGO community and private practice. These individuals, chosen by their peers, have earned this recognition based on achievements over a minimum 15 year period.”

Mr. Sussman was officially inducted into the ACOEL at its Annual Meeting in October.

Mr. Sussman is Chair of Murtha Cullina’s Environmental Practice Group. He counsels clients on all aspects of environmental law with particular emphasis on air and water pollution, waste management, Brownfields remediation, chemical regulation and water supply issues.  In 2010, 2014 and 2015, Best Lawyers in America® recognized Mr. Sussman as Hartford’s Environmental Law ‘Lawyer of the Year.’

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Sussman served in the Land and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Justice Department as a trial attorney and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a water quality engineer.  He received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree summa cum laude from Tufts University. 

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With more than 100 attorneys in five 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.

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