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Shipman & Goodwin Attorneys Named 2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers & Rising Stars and Featured in Connecticut Magazine

March 2, 2009

Effective October 30, 2008, thirty-four attorneys at Shipman & Goodwin were selected as “2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers”. Additionally, three attorneys were named to the list of “2009 Connecticut Rising Stars.” Lyn Gammill Walker and Sheila Huddleston appear on the “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Connecticut” list as they received some of the highest point totals in the nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.  The February 2009 issue of Connecticut Magazine features the list of all the selected attorneys.

The “Connecticut Super Lawyers” are selected annually by the publishers of Law & Politics and Connecticut Magazine. Attorneys are nominated by their peers, reviewed and evaluated by a research team.  The “Connecticut Rising Stars” designation recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in Connecticut who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Those attorneys named to the “2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers” list include: Stuyvesant K. Bearns, Estate Planning & Probate; James W. Bergenn, Criminal Defense: White Collar; James T. Betts, Estate Planning & Probate; Donna L. Brooks, Securities & Corporate Finance; Coleman H. Casey, Real Estate; Brian Clemow, Employment & Labor; Glenn M. Cunningham, Intellectual Property Litigation; Vaughan Finn, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Robin G. Frederick, Employment & Labor; Ross H. Garber, Criminal Defense: White Collar; Stephen K. Gellman, Estate Planning & Probate; Frederick S. Gold, Business Litigation; Ira H. Goldman, Employee Benefits/ERISA; Barry C. Hawkins, Real Estate; Timothy S. Hollister, Land Use/Zoning; Charles L. Howard, Intellectual Property Litigation; Sheila A. Huddleston, Appellate; John H. Lawrence, Jr., Business/Corporate; Alan E. Lieberman, Tax; Alex Lloyd, Health Care; Julie A. Manning, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Richard A. Mills, Jr., Employment & Labor; Saranne P. Murray, Employment & Labor; Paul D. Sanson, Business Litigation; Louis B. Schatz, Tax; James Schulwolf, Business/Corporate; Robert R. Simpson, Civil Litigation Defense; Christopher J. Smith, Land Use/Zoning; Theodore M. Space, Administrative Law; Gary S. Starr, Employment & Labor; Lyn Gammill Walker, Estate Planning & Probate; John E. Wertam, Environmental; Joseph P. Williams, Land Use/Zoning; Robert L. Wyld, Business Litigation. Those attorneys named to the “2009 Connecticut Rising Stars” list include: David M. Mack, Health Care;  R. Michael Meo, Construction Litigation; and Susan S. Murphy, Intellectual Property Litigation.

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