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July 29, 2016 - Alfred E. Smith, Jr. Reappointed as Cheshire Town Attorney

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New Haven, CT (July 29, 2016)… On July 27, 2016, the Town of Cheshire unanimously reappointed Murtha Cullina Partner Alfred E. Smith, Jr. as Town Attorney.

Mr. Smith has been the Cheshire Town Attorney since 2006, and will continue the tradition of providing Cheshire and its officials with high-quality, practical legal advice in virtually all areas of municipal law, including governance, land use, Freedom of Information Act, procurement and real estate.

Mr. Smith currently Chair’s the Firm’s Regulatory Department and is co-chair of the Municipal Practice Group. He has also been a member of the Firm’s Environmental Practice Group since 1986. Additionally, he was the Managing Partner of Murtha Cullina from 2003 through 2008.  Mr. Smith earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from the University of Connecticut Law School.

The Municipal Law Practice Group of Murtha Cullina LLP includes attorneys with experience that extend to nearly every type of legal service required by a municipality. Currently, the Firm also serves as general counsel or town attorney for seven Connecticut municipalities. Murtha Cullina is also special counsel to over 30 municipalities (in the areas of land use, environmental law, economic development, water and sewer matters, litigation, legislative, renewable energy, and labor and employment law). In addition, the Firm serves as general counsel to the Connecticut Association of Water Pollution Control Authorities (CAWPCA), the Renewable Energy & Efficiency Business Association (REEBA), and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM).

 

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With more than 100 attorneys in six offices throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, 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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