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Cohen and Wolf Attorneys Named to 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

  • BRIDGEPORT, CT – (November 5, 2012) – Eighteen attorneys from Cohen and Wolf, P.C., were recently named to the 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list. Four of those listed were designated as “Rising Stars.”                                                                                                                                

    The Cohen and Wolf attorneys on the 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:

    Richard L. Albrecht – Family Law

    David A. Ball – Business Litigation

    Stewart I. Edelstein – General Litigation

    Monte E. Frank – Business Litigation

    Jocelyn B. Hurwitz – Family Law

    Stuart M. Katz – Employment Litigation: Defense

    Irving J. Kern – Real Estate

    Neil R. Marcus – Land Use/Zoning

    Gary Phelan – Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

    Barbara M. Schellenberg – Appellate

    Richard Slavin - Securities Litigation

    Greta E. Solomon – Estate Planning & Probate

    Joseph G. Walsh – Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

    Austin K. Wolf – Land Use/Zoning

    Those named to the Rising Stars list include:

    Ari J. Hoffman – General Litigation

    Rachel A. Pencu – Family Law

    Philip C. Pires – Business Litigation

    Jason A. Buchsbaum – Government/Cities/Municipalities

    “We are honored to have eighteen attorneys recognized in the 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers publication” said David A. Ball, Managing Partner.  “This special recognition by our peers is highly gratifying, and speaks to the great work that we perform for our clients in a broad range of practice areas.”

    Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a multiphase selection process that considers 15 separate indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement and ethical standards.  The final selection for 2012 was made from a pool of 3,611 Connecticut attorneys, producing the final 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list of 869 attorneys.  The Rising Stars selection process is the Super Lawyers selection process except that candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less, and the selection process does not include peer evaluation by practice area. 


    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


Cohen and Wolf Attorneys Named to 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

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