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September 18, 2017 - Burt Cohen Named Distinguished Leader by Connecticut Law Tribune

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NEW HAVEN, CT (September 18, 2017)…Murtha Cullina LLP Attorney Burt Cohen has been named a “Distinguished Leader” by the Connecticut Law Tribune. Mr. Cohen was selected for this honor for his commitment to promoting diversity and the advancement and retention of minority attorneys.

Mr. Cohen is the President of the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity and the Chair of the Murtha Cullina Diversity and Inclusion Committee.  He also serves on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA), a group charged with implementing the Diversity and Inclusion Policy of the CBA. 

Mr. Cohen has practiced law for 32 years in the areas of communications, regulatory and administrative law and related federal and state court litigation. At Murtha Cullina, he is the Chair of the Communications Practice Group and is the Vice Chair of the Information Security and Privacy Practice Group. In addition, he serves on the Executive Committee of the CBA Energy, Public Utility & Communications Law Section.  Mr. Cohen is also on the CBA Board of Governors and House of Delegates and serves as Chair of the CBA’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. 

The Connecticut Law Tribune will honor the Distinguished Leaders at the annual Connecticut Legal Awards Dinner on October 3.

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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