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May 17, 2019

Dana R. Bucin, Partner and Chair of the Immigration Group at Murtha Cullina LLP, was awarded “Attorney of the Year” by the Connecticut Law Tribune. 

The award was presented at the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Connecticut Legal Awards, held on May 16, at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford. 

Ms. Bucin was among three finalists.  The awards are determined through a panel review of submissions sent in from attorneys and firms from across the state.   

Ms. Bucin, Chair of the Immigration Group, represents clients with a wide range of employment-based and family-based immigration matters. As an immigration attorney with a business/ corporate legal background, Ms. Bucin’s experience includes counseling foreign investors and entrepreneurs on setting up businesses in the U.S. or investing in existing U.S. ventures and obtaining a visa or green card pursuant to visa programs for EB-5 immigrant investors, L-1 “new office” managers/ executives, E-2 treaty investors, and H-1B “entrepreneurs”.  Ms. Bucin is fluent in Spanish, French and Romanian, and has a basic knowledge of Italian, German, Hungarian and Latin.   

In 2018, Ms. Bucin was appointed to serve as the Honorary Consul of Romania to Connecticut.  The Romanian Government appointed Ms. Bucin and the U.S. Department of State confirmed the appointment.    

The Immigration Practice Group provides comprehensive immigration services nationwide and internationally, handling a full range of immigration matters for corporate clients, small businesses and individuals.


About Murtha Cullina LLP

With 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, intellectual property, health care, trusts and estates, 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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