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February 24, 2015 - Lisa Newfield Joins Trusts and Estates Department

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NEW HAVEN, CT (February 24, 2015)…Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to welcome Lisa Newfield as a Partner.

Ms. Newfield represents clients from Connecticut and New York.  She will be resident in the Firm’s New Haven office and also will see clients in Stamford and White Plains.

Ms. Newfield joins Murtha Cullina’s Trusts and Estates Department where she will devote much of her practice to personal estate planning for individuals, major gift planning for non-profit institutions, and planned giving for non-profit institutions and philanthropists. Ms. Newfield’s areas of experience include sophisticated estate, gift and tax planning, estate and trust administration and elder law.

Ms. Newfield is a noted lecturer on charitable giving, exempt organizations and various trusts and estates and tax topics.

Ms. Newfield is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and Trusts and Estates Law Section.  She received her B.A. from George Washington University and her J.D. from University of Michigan.  Ms. Newfield was previously a Partner at McCarthy Fingar LLP.

About Murtha Cullina LLP

Murtha Cullina is a New England law firm with more than 100 attorneys.  We offer a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses trusts and estates, litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Other core practice areas include labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, affordable housing, 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. Visit

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