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November 17, 2015 - David P. Friedman Named Fellow of American Bar Foundation

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STAMFORD, CT (November 17, 2015)…Murtha Cullina LLP Partner and Chair of the Litigation Department David P. Friedman has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers. To become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation one must demonstrate extraordinary leadership in the legal profession, service to society and commitment to the ideals and objectives of the American Bar Foundation.

“David embodies the highest principles of the legal profession, and he is very deserving of this honor,” said Jennifer Morgan DelMonico, Managing Partner of Murtha Cullina. “Not only has he demonstrated a remarkable dedication to the law throughout his career, he is an extraordinary leader in our Firm, in the Bar, and in the community.”

Mr. Friedman represents a diverse variety of corporate and individual clients in complex commercial and other civil litigation matters.  He has conducted numerous arbitrations and mediations and has litigated cases in state and federal courts in Connecticut and New York at both the trial and appellate levels.

Mr. Friedman is Vice President and former Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, a current member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s House of Delegates, a James W. Cooper Fellow with the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a former attorney trial referee in the Connecticut Superior Court and a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Long Ridge School in Stamford, Connecticut. Mr. Friedman received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.

Other Murtha Cullina Fellows of the American Bar Foundation include George A. Dagon, Jr. and Lissa J. Paris.

About the American Bar Foundation

Founded in 1952, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) is the nation's leading research institute for the empirical study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for more than fifty years, ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.

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, 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. For more information, visit

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