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Day Pitney inks merger with Florida law firm

Joe Cooper |

Hartford law firm Day Pitney LLP says it will expand its Florida presence following a merger with a veteran firm located in Miami and West Palm Beach.

Law firm Akin Gump opens in Hartford

Gregory Seay |

Renowned New York law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has opened its first Connecticut office in downtown Hartford to house its reassembled global debt-finance practice.

Bristol attorney, former councilwoman admits to defrauding clients

Joe Cooper |

A Bristol attorney and former city council member has admitted to defrauding clients out of more than $169,400, with a portion used to finance her husband's startup radio station, prosecutors say.

Prosecutors: Bloomfield fraudster lived high life as cryptocurrency venture crumbled

Matt Pilon |

Homero Joshua Garza, former CEO of a now-defunct Bloomfield cryptocurrency company, will report to prison for a 21-month fraud sentence in January.

$4.5M to CT from Uber data breach

Gregory Seay |

Nearly 4,000 current and former Connecticut Uber drivers will share proceeds of a $148 million multi-state settlement with the California car-sharing service for allegedly not disclosing right away...

Chris Cusano | Executive Director, Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance

Sean Teehan |

Learning the ropes in leading a nonprofit after spending years at a corporate law firm might present some challenges for Chris Cusano, the new executive director of the Connecticut Brain Tumor...

Centerplan blames subcontractors for Dunkin' Donuts Park delays

Matt Pilon |

Centerplan Construction Company, embroiled in a bitter lawsuit with the city of Hartford over its firing from the Dunkin' Donuts Park and Downtown North developments, is now blaming a half-dozen...

After HBJ inquiry, W. Locks pulls plug on $200M mega-sports complex

Matt Pilon |

The chief elected official in Windsor Locks said Monday afternoon that the town has suspended negotiations with the developer of a proposed $200 million sports complex, after the Hartford Business...

New CT laws aim to counteract higher costs from federal tax reforms

Michael D’Addio |

The Connecticut General Assembly recently passed legislation intended to provide workarounds for taxpayers impacted by the new $10,000 limitation on the deduction of state and local taxes (SALT)...

CT law-school grads finding jobs as legal-industry employment stabilizes

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut law-school graduates are having an easier time landing jobs as legal-industry employment stabilizes.

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