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Murtha Cullina Promotes Two Lawyers to Counsel

February 3, 2023

Murtha Cullina is pleased to announce the promotion of two of our lawyers to counsel, Patrick Coughlin in the Trusts and Estates Department and Vincent (Vin) Merola in the Business and Finance Department, the Privately Owned Business Group and the Emerging Companies Group.

“Murtha is a great place to develop a practice and grow a career. We’re happy to recognize talented lawyers like Patrick and Vin for their skill, hard work and contributions to the firm,” said Managing Partner Andy Corea. “They’ve enhanced our practices already, and we can’t wait to see what they do next.”

Learn more about Patrick and Vin:

  • Patrick Coughlin (Stamford, CT): Patrick’s practice includes estate planning, estate and trust administration, and estate litigation. He works with clients to develop and implement sophisticated estate plans. Patrick represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration and settlement of estates and trusts in Connecticut and New York, and prepares Probate and Surrogate’s Court pleadings, nonjudicial settlement agreements, accountings, fiduciary income tax returns, and federal and state estate tax returns.
  • Vincent Merola (Hartford, CT): Vin represents clients in the areas of general corporate law, securities and mergers and acquisitions. He advises companies at all stages of their business lifecycle, including entity formation, capital raises, financing, acquisitions and dispositions. He has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements, such as service agreements, supply agreements, licensing agreements as well as shareholder agreements and buy/sell agreements. Vin also assists clients with the development and implementation of business succession plans. 

Patrick and Vin’s elevation to counsel follow Murtha’s recent promotions of Julia Boisvert and Matthew Ray to partner. Read more.

About Murtha Cullina LLP
Murtha Cullina is a mid-sized firm with full-service capabilities established in 1936, with a deeply rooted culture of collaboration, excellence and inclusion. With offices throughout the Northeast and New England serving regional, national and international clients, including public and private companies, institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals, Murtha Cullina is focused on its clients’ business goals and strategic objectives. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn

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