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June 14, 2017 - Edward B. Spinella Joins Business and Finance Department

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HARTFORD, CT (June 14, 2017)…Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to welcome Edward B. Spinella as a Partner in the Business and Finance Department. 

Mr. Spinella is the Chair of the Non-Profit Practice Group and is also a member of the Privately Owned Business, Education and Health Care Practice Groups, as well as the Innovation Team. 

Mr. Spinella serves as general counsel to a diverse array of non-profit organizations including start-up public charities, social service providers, other healthcare organizations, private foundations, social clubs and trade associations.  Recently, Mr. Spinella has counseled clients in connection with cutting-edge projects such as the creation of integrated affiliated systems containing non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as the conversions of non-profit entities into for-profit entities and vice versa. Mr. Spinella regularly advises his clients regarding mergers, affiliations, joint ventures and other collaborations. Mr. Spinella has familiarized himself with the non-profit sector generally by speaking to non-profit executives, volunteer fiduciaries and advisors.

In addition to his non-profit practice, Mr. Spinella regularly provides general counsel services to various for-profit entities with an emphasis on closely-held businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups.

He was an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s LLC Act subcommittee in connection with its overhaul of the LLC Act and will be actively involved with the Bar Association’s anticipated overhaul of the CT Revised Nonstock Corporation Act.  He received his B.A. from the College of Holy Cross and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut Law School. 

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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, finance and lending, 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. 

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