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July 18, 2017 - Melissa A. Federico Elected to Board of Directors of Lawyers for Children America

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Hartford, CT (July 18, 2017)…Murtha Cullina LLP Attorney Melissa A. Federico has been elected to the Board of Directors of Lawyers for Children America.

The installation took place at the Lawyers for Children America Board Meeting on July 12, 2017. 

Lawyers for Children America is a child advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the rights of children who are victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect by providing quality pro bono legal representation.

Ms. Federico is a trial attorney practicing in the areas of complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage and recovery.  In 2014, she received the “New Leader in the Law” award from the Connecticut Law Tribune.  She has been recognized as a SuperLawyers® “Connecticut Rising Star” in Insurance Coverage since 2013.  In addition to her service to Lawyers for Children America,  Ms. Federico serves on the Board of Directors for the Hartford County Bar Association and the Executive Committee for the Connecticut Bar Association’s Insurance Law Section.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College and her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. 

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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