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Edward B. Spinella Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

Hartford
Email: espinella@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6059
Fax: 860-240-6150

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Connecticut

Education

  • University of Connecticut Law School (J.D., with honors)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A., summa cum laude)

Edward B. Spinella


Edward B. Spinella is a member of the Firm's Business and Finance Department and the Chair of the Non-Profit Practice Group. He is also a member of the Privately Owned Business, Education and Health Care Practice Groups, as well as the Innovation Team. 

Ed serves as general counsel to a diverse array of non-profit organizations including start-up public charities, social service providers, other healthcare organizations, private foundations, social clubs and trade associations.  Recently, he has counseled clients in connection with cutting-edge projects such as the creation of integrated affiliated systems containing non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as the conversions of non-profit entities into for-profit entities and vice versa. Ed regularly advises his clients regarding mergers, affiliations, joint ventures and other collaborations. He has familiarized himself with the non-profit sector generally by speaking to non-profit executives, volunteer fiduciaries and advisors.

In addition to his non-profit practice, Ed regularly provides general counsel services to various for-profit entities with an emphasis on closely-held businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.

He was an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s LLC Act subcommittee in connection with its overhaul of the LLC Act and will be actively involved with the Bar Association’s anticipated overhaul of the CT Revised Nonstock Corporation Act.  He received his B.A. from the College of Holy Cross and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut Law School. 

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Northwest Catholic High School, Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Explored, Inc., Board of Directors
  • HARC, Inc., Finance and Administrative Services Committee
  • United Way, Governance Committee (2009-2010)
  • March for Babies, Team Leader

 

Overview

Edward B. Spinella is a member of the Firm's Business and Finance Department and the Chair of the Non-Profit Practice Group. He is also a member of the Privately Owned Business, Education and Health Care Practice Groups, as well as the Innovation Team. 

Ed serves as general counsel to a diverse array of non-profit organizations including start-up public charities, social service providers, other healthcare organizations, private foundations, social clubs and trade associations.  Recently, he has counseled clients in connection with cutting-edge projects such as the creation of integrated affiliated systems containing non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as the conversions of non-profit entities into for-profit entities and vice versa. Ed regularly advises his clients regarding mergers, affiliations, joint ventures and other collaborations. He has familiarized himself with the non-profit sector generally by speaking to non-profit executives, volunteer fiduciaries and advisors.

In addition to his non-profit practice, Ed regularly provides general counsel services to various for-profit entities with an emphasis on closely-held businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.

He was an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s LLC Act subcommittee in connection with its overhaul of the LLC Act and will be actively involved with the Bar Association’s anticipated overhaul of the CT Revised Nonstock Corporation Act.  He received his B.A. from the College of Holy Cross and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut Law School. 

Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
Community Involvement
  • Northwest Catholic High School, Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Explored, Inc., Board of Directors
  • HARC, Inc., Finance and Administrative Services Committee
  • United Way, Governance Committee (2009-2010)
  • March for Babies, Team Leader

 

Education
  • University of Connecticut Law School (J.D., with honors)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A., summa cum laude)
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