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Recognition

Our attorneys continually strive for excellence in knowledge, experience, professional conduct and client service. We take on leadership roles as officers, section leaders, and committee leaders in county, state, and national bar organizations. We are faculty members for continuing legal education seminars and give presentations on many areas of the law. We serve on advisory committees to the state and federal courts to participate in ongoing efforts to improve court rules and the efficiency and fairness of the judicial system.

It is gratifying that as a result of our efforts, we regularly receive recognition for the achievements of the firm and our attorneys. Examples include:
    
                   
  • U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers rated Shipman & Goodwin LLP one of the Best Law Firms in 27 practice areas in a Metropolitan area (2013)

  • Ranked as Top 25 Law Firm for Female Partners by Law360 (2014) 
  • Go-To Law Firm at the Top 500 Companies (2012-2014)

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for 12 consecutive years; 8 practice areas and 24 attorneys ranked (2014)

  • National Law Journal (NLJ) 350 Largest Law Firms in America (2012-2014)
  • National Law Journal (NLJ) The New England 50 (2014)    

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated

  • Best Lawyers in America® - 37 lawyers named to the 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers

  • Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars - 67 lawyers selected as "2013 Super Lawyers" or "2013 Connecticut Rising Stars"

  • 40 Under Forty - Hartford Business Journal - several of our lawyers have received this annual award

  • 40 Under Forty - Fairfield County Journal - several of our lawyers have received this annual award     

  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" - 6 lawyers named "Lawyer of the Year" in their practice areas for 2013

  • New Leaders in the Law - Connecticut Law Tribune - several of our lawyers have received this award

  • Lawdragon's 100 Most Powerful Corporate Employment Attorneys in America (2011-2014)

  • Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows - several of our lawyers have received this award               

  • High Achievers - 8 lawyers of color selected by Connecticut Law Tribune (2011)

  • Best Places to Work in Connecticut (2009)

  • Pro Bono Partnership - named Law Firm of the Year for exemplary pro bono efforts (2002)

  • WEAVE Award - Washington, DC office honored for pro bono work with Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)

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