Firm Profile

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Headquarters

One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1919
United States
(860) 251.5000

Firm Details

With more than 175 attorneys in offices throughout Connecticut, New York and Washington, DC, we serve the needs of local, regional, national and international clients. Our clients include public and private companies, institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals. Since our founding in 1919, we have offered a cross-disciplinary approach to problems that provides our clients with an efficient and cost-effective legal solution.

The firm was founded by Arthur Shipman, Charles Goodwin and George Day, each a leading citizen of Hartford. Throughout our history, the partners and attorneys in our firm have demonstrated their caring and community support through board memberships of charitable and civic organizations, as advisors to government, and in substantial donations of time to individuals and organizations.

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Connecticut in Commercial Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Connecticut in Education Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Connecticut in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Connecticut in Litigation and Controversy - Tax with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Hartford in Commercial Litigation with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Education Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Health Care Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Litigation and Controversy - Tax with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Municipal Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Stamford in Real Estate Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Tax Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hartford in Trusts and Estates with 4 lawyers

Awards

  • U.S. News & Best Lawyers - Best Law Firm - 2015
  • Go-To-Law Firm at the Top 500 Companies - 2012-2015
  • Chambers USA - 7 practice years for past 13 years
  • Best Places to Work in Connecticut - 2009
  • Pro Bono Partnership Law Firm of the Year - 2002
  • Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE) - Pro Bono Award
  • Super Lawyers - CT & DC Lawyers Rated
  • Best Lawyers & Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year Awards
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Lawyers
  • National Law Journal (NLJ) 350 Largest Law Firms in America (2012-2015)
  • Ranked as Top 25 Law Firm for Female Partners by Law360 (2015)

Contacts

Dormer Stephen
Business and Finance
860-251-5938
Joan Feldman
Health Care
860-251-5104
Gabe Jiran
Labor & Employment
860-251-5520
Glenn M. Cunningham
Litigation
860-251-5722
Timothy Hollister
Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental
860-251-5601
Tom Mooney
School Law
860-251-5710
Louis B. Schatz
Tax
860-251-5838
Stephen K. Gellman
Trusts and Estates
860-251-5109

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Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mediation
  • Municipal Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Office Locations

United States

United States

Connecticut

Connecticut

Greenwich, CT

289 Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830-6595

United States

(203) 869.5600

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Hartford, CT

One Constitution Plaza

Hartford, CT 06103-1919

United States

(860) 251.5000

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Lakeville, CT

12 Porter Street

P.O. Box 1809

Lakeville, CT 06039

United States

(860) 435.2539

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New Haven, CT

265 Church Street, Suite 1207

New Haven, CT 06510-7013

United States

(203) 836.2801

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Stamford, CT

300 Atlantic Street, Third Floor

Stamford, CT 06901-3522

United States

(203) 324.8100

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1875 K Street NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20006-1251

United States

(202) 469.7750

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New York

New York

New York, NY

400 Park Avenue, Fifth Floor

New York, NY 10022-4406

United States

(212) 376.3010

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