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February 24, 2016 - David P. Friedman Elected President of the Board of Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut

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STAMFORD, CT (February 24, 2016)… David P. Friedman, Murtha Cullina LLP Partner and Chair of the Litigation Department, has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc.

Statewide Legal Services empowers low-income people in Connecticut to obtain justice by providing them with tools to address their civil legal needs.  Mr. Friedman has been active with Statewide Legal Services for 20 years.  He previously served as the Board of Director’s Vice President and Treasurer.

In his practice, 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 also serves as General Counsel to Murtha Cullina. 

Mr. Friedman is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a current member of the Connecticut Bar Association House of Delegates.  He is 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.

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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