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July 21, 2016 - Murtha Cullina LLP Partner Elizabeth J. Stewart Appointed to Connecticut Civil Commission

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New Haven, CT (July 21, 2016)…Attorney Elizabeth J. Stewart of Murtha Cullina LLP was appointed by the Chief Justice to the Connecticut Judicial Department Civil Commission for a three year term.  Ms. Stewart will begin her term in September 2016.

The Connecticut Judicial Department Civil Commission was founded in 2000 by former Chief Justice Francis M. McDonald, Jr., and consists of judges and civil litigators who are charged with developing practices that improve the administration of civil justice and promoting the resolution of cases in a fair, timely and cost-effective manner. 

“I am honored to have been selected to this esteemed group of members of the judiciary and bar to help improve the administration of judicial services,” remarked Ms. Stewart.

Ms. Stewart is the Chair of Murtha Cullina’s Complex Litigation Practice Group, and a member of the Firm’s Insurance Recovery and Appellate Practice Groups.  She received her Bachelor’s degrees and J.D. 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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