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Chambers Recognizes 23 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

May 3, 2018

Shipman & Goodwin’s Connecticut and Washington, DC offices have been recognized in 7 different areas of practice, and 23 of the firm’s attorneys have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018, the nation’s preeminent guide to law firms and individual attorneys.

For the sixteenth consecutive year, the firm’s Connecticut law offices (Hartford, Stamford, Greenwich and Lakeville) have been recognized in multiple areas of practice: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Environment; Healthcare; Labor & Employment; Litigation (General Commercial); and Real Estate. The firm’s Washington, DC office has once again been recognized in the Insurance: Insurer practice area.

In addition, 23 Shipman & Goodwin attorneys have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA and ranked in their respective areas:

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer

James P. Ruggeri (recognized for the eighth consecutive year)


John H. Lawrence
J. Dormer Stephen

Andrew N. Davis
Aaron D. Levy
John E. Wertam

Joan W. Feldman
Vincenzo Carannante

Labor & Employment
Brian Clemow
Gabriel J. Jiran
Daniel A. Schwartz

Litigation (General Commercial)
Frederick S. Gold
Paul D. Sanson
Robert L. Wyld

Real Estate
Scott M. Gerard
Donald R. Gustafson
Barry C. Hawkins
Kent S. Nevins
William G. Rock
Kelly A. Trahan

Real Estate (Zoning/Land Use)
Timothy S. Hollister
Christopher J. Smith

Insurance: Insurer

James P. Ruggeri
Edward B. Parks II

Chambers USA is published annually by London-based Chambers and Partners. The exhaustive selection process is based on interviews with in-house counsel and other attorneys and professionals around the country. The rankings are based on criteria such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by most clients. To learn more about Chambers as well as our firm and its rankings, please visit

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