On The Move

Mark Dubois

The Use and Misuse of the Rules of Conduct

By MARK DUBOIS |

A recent New York City Bar ethics decision on the duties of criminal prosecutors raises interesting questions regarding the interplay of the rules of conduct and standards of lawyer conduct applicable in civil and criminal contexts.

Michelle Ciotola of Cantor Colburn. Courtesy photo

Conn. Law Firms Announce Promotions, Leadership Roles

By LAW TRIBUNE STAFF |

Cantor Colburn recently announced the election of Michelle Ciotola to partner, which was effective June 15.

Proloy Das

Top Conn. Appellate Litigator Switches Firms

By Law Tribune Staff |

One of the state's top appellate attorneys is switching firms, with Proloy Das moving from Rome McGuigan to 130-lawyer Murtha Cullina.

On The Move: Legal Industry Job Changes

David P. Atkins has been named as chairman of the Litigation Department of Pullman & Comley. He succeeds James T. Shearin, who was named chairman of the firm in September. Atkins will remain the leader of the firm’s Professional Liability Section.

On The Move: Legal Industry Job Changes

T. Scott Cowperthwait has been elevated to a partner in Shipman & Goodwin’s international trade compliance and enforcement group and the government investigations and white-collar criminal defense group.

On The Move: Legal Industry Job Changes

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On The Move: Legal Industry Job Changes

Seth Cohen will join Withers Bergman as a partner in the New Haven office. Cohen has experience representing clients in tax controversies, including tax examinations and appeals, criminal tax matters, tax litigation and voluntary disclosure agreements. He also has experience in tax collection defense, including collection administrative appeals, installment agreements and offers in compromise.

On The Move: Legal Industry Job Changes

Heather J. Lange has been elevated to principal at Brody Wilkinson in Southport. She joined the firm in 2009 as counsel and is a member of the Trusts & Estates and Dispute Resolution groups. She practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, estate settlement, and probate, trust and fiduciary litigation.