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June 29, 2018

NEW HAVEN, CT (June 29, 2018)…Murtha Cullina LLP Partner Alfred E. Smith, Jr. was recently elected as Chair of the New Reach Board of Directors.  His one-year term will begin on July 1, 2018.

New Reach provides a full spectrum of housing services that meet the needs of at-risk families, youth, and individuals. They serve over 2,750 Connecticut residents each year including over 1,500 children. Mr. Smith has been on the New Reach Board of Directors since 2013.  He previously served as the Board Secretary and the Chair of the Governance Committee.

Mr. Smith is currently the Chair of the Murtha Cullina Regulatory Department.  He is a member of the Municipal, Land Use and Environmental Practice Groups. 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.

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With over 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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