Richard L. Albrecht is a principal in Cohen and Wolf's Litigation, Appellate, Family Law and Legal Ethics Groups. Dividing his time between the firm's Bridgeport and Westport offices, Mr. Albrecht maintains a distinguished practice representing clients in complex financial litigations, including matrimonial, estate, and family business matters.
Mr. Albrecht is a former New York County Assistant District Attorney with significant experience in the management and trial of large cases involving multiple experts. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He serves on the faculty of the Connecticut Appellate Advocacy Institute and is a longstanding member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Mr. Albrecht is designated a Connecticut Super Lawyer (2006-2018) and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2016-2019) for his work in the area of Family Law. In 2018, Mr. Albrecht was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America for Family Law in the Stamford, Connecticut area.
Mr. Albrecht is admitted to practice in Connecticut; New York; and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
Mr. Albrecht received his B.S. in 1959 from Bucknell University and his J.D. in 1962 from Cornell Law School.