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February 15, 2019

Murtha Cullina welcomes Emily McDonough Souza as an associate in the Litigation Department.

Ms. Souza represents clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including insurance recovery. Her experience includes insurance coverage, professional liability, and business litigation. She has regularly appeared on behalf of clients in both state and federal court oral arguments, mediations, and pretrial conferences.

Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Ms. Souza was an associate at a prominent law firm in New Haven, Connecticut, as well as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Eliot D. Prescott of the Connecticut Appellate Court. 

Ms. Souza received her J.D. magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law. In law school, she served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. She received her B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut, where she was a member of the Honors Program.

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, 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; and the exclusive Connecticut member firm of State Law Resources, an international network of independent law firms. For more information, visit

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