Former Superior Court Judge Bruce Levin Joins Cohen and Wolf
BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 5, 2012) - Cohen and Wolf, P.C., a full-service law firm with four offices in Fairfield and New Haven counties, is pleased to announce that the Honorable Bruce L. Levin, has become Of Counsel to the firm, effective March 5, 2012. Judge Levin joins the firm’s litigation practice, and will be providing legal counsel in all areas, commensurate with his extensive experience as a Judge of the Connecticut Superior Court for the past 20 years.
During his time on the bench, Judge Levin authored over 700 published opinions, touching upon a wide variety of important, cutting-edge legal issues. His opinions have been cited hundreds of times by his colleagues in Connecticut and dozens of times by judges in other jurisdictions.
“I chose Cohen and Wolf for many reasons. The firm’s reputation, the breadth of its practice areas and firm’s talent, and the fellowship of its attorneys distinguishes Cohen and Wolf in the legal community,” stated Levin.
Prior to serving on the bench, Judge Levin, a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, was in private practice from 1980 to 1992 as a partner at Mihaly & Levin. He served as trial counsel for the City of Milford for over 10 years, handling numerous land use and tax matters. Judge Levin began his legal career as an associate at Bai, Pollack & Dunnigan from 1976 to 1980. Throughout his time in private practice, he handled a diverse array of cases, including civil and appellate litigation, as well as land-use and municipal law.
“We are thrilled to welcome Judge Levin to our firm,” said David A. Ball, managing partner of Cohen and Wolf. “Judge Levin is recognized throughout the Connecticut legal community as a distinguished jurist. Adding his intellect and years of experience to our firm will complement our strong litigation practice.”
Among other achievements, Judge Levin was honored as the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Markle Award for Exemplary Service, Outstanding Knowledge and Achievement in Law and Judicial Leadership. He is also one of only 5 Judges in the United States to be certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist (CWLS) by the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC).
About Cohen and Wolf
Cohen and Wolf celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2011. The firm began in 1951 with two lawyers, Herbert L. Cohen and Austin K. Wolf, working from a single office in Bridgeport. Since then, the firm has expanded to 50 attorneys with offices in Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. Attorneys at Cohen and Wolf represent a diverse assortment of individuals, businesses and municipalities, handling their personal and professional legal needs, from matters involving litigation, employment, corporate and securities law, real estate, land use and zoning, to family law and estate planning. Additional information is available at www.cohenandwolf.com.