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November 23, 2015 - Elizabeth J. Stewart Elected Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

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NEW HAVEN, CT (November 23, 2015)…The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC) has named Murtha Cullina LLP Partner Elizabeth J. Stewart a Fellow of their organization. 

The Fellowship of the ACCEC is comprised of lawyers involved in coverage and extracontractual matters, and is equally divided between policyholder counsel and insurer counsel.

“For more than two decades, Elizabeth has been a leading advocate for policyholders in insurance coverage disputes,” said Jennifer Morgan DelMonico, Managing Partner of Murtha Cullina.  “Elizabeth is very deserving of this esteemed honor.”

Ms. Stewart, the Managing Partner of Murtha Cullina from 2009 to 2014, is a trial lawyer who principally handles policyholder-side insurance coverage and complex commercial litigation.  She is a member of the Firm’s Insurance Coverage practice group and a past Chair of the Litigation Department.  

Ms. Stewart is a member of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association and an Executive Committee member of the Insurance Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is also a James W. Cooper Life Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.  She received her J.D., as well as her Bachelor’s degree, from the University of Virginia.

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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