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April 29, 2022

Murtha Cullina has named Michelle Doran as its Chief Operating Officer. 

As COO, Michelle will oversee the overall business, finance and operations of the firm working with other senior leaders to develop and implement firm strategy, which includes smart growth in the New England corridor. The COO will be a trusted advisor to attorneys and an advocate for firmwide initiatives, allowing them to continue to excel in client service, innovation, DE&I, and talent management. Michelle will be an ex-officio member of Murtha’s Executive Committee and will report to Managing Partner, Andy Corea.

“Adding a transformative, forward-thinking leader like Michelle to our leadership team positions us to take advantage of the opportunities presented as we emerge from the pandemic. She brings bring energy, passion and over 25 years of senior-leadership to the role.” said Andy Corea.

Michelle was drawn to Murtha because of its plan to grow strategically and operationally post-pandemic. “There is so much opportunity to shift post-pandemic and be an innovative leader in today’s legal market. Murtha has a strong history and pride in their work; they know who they are and where they want to go. I’m excited to be part of their team and help make that happen.”  

Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Michelle was a Regional Director of Operations for an international AmLaw 100 firm, having led multiple offices across the US, London, and China.

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With 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, intellectual property, 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.

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