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July 25, 2018

NEW HAVEN, CT (JULY 25, 2018)…Murtha Cullina Attorney Kristen L. Zaehringer has been appointed Co-Chair of the Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. 

The Federal Practice Section promotes awareness of legal developments affecting federal practice and provides a forum between the federal Bar and Bench on rules and practice, personnel needs, and facilities. This section also reviews and responds to pending legislation affecting federal court practice.  Ms. Zaehringer previously served as an Executive Committee member of the Federal Practice Section. 

Ms. Zaehringer is a member of the Murtha Cullina Litigation Department. She represents clients in the areas of commercial litigation, professional malpractice, labor and employment and local counsel services. She regularly represents clients in state and federal court and before various administrative agencies. 

Ms. Zaehringer was a 2016 recipient of the Pro Bono Award for the District of Connecticut and in 2015, she received the Fairfield County Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award.  She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  In addition, she is on the District of Connecticut Federal Grievance Committee and the Local Civil Rules Advisory Committee.

Ms. Zaehringer received her Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

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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. 

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