Cohen and Wolf Attorneys Named New Leaders in the Law
BRIDGEPORT, CT (November 7, 2013) - The law firm of Cohen and Wolf, P.C. is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s principals -- Jason A. Buchsbaum and Rachel A. Pencu --have been named “New Leaders in the Law” for 2013 by the Connecticut Law Tribune.
The Law Tribune solicited nominations from firms across the state for attorneys age 40 and under who stand out as leaders in the legal profession. Nearly 300 attorneys were nominated for the honor, of which 60 were selected.
Mr. Buchsbaum practices in the areas of Litigation and Municipal Law. He represents clients in a wide range of matters including complex commercial disputes, business litigation, construction disputes, real property and title disputes, tax appeals, and municipal enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Buchsbaum has been recognized as a Connecticut Rising Star (2011-2013) and has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating. He is a member and serves as Vice-Chairman of Southbury's Republican Town Committee and previously served on the Seymour Board of Education. He was appointed to the Southbury Charter Revision Commission, and serves as its Vice-Chairman.
Ms. Pencu practices in the areas of Family Law and Litigation. She serves as a Special Master, appointed by the Superior Court, to mediate divorce disputes in the judicial district of Bridgeport.
Ms. Pencu was appointed by Governor Malloy to serve on the Commission for Child Support Guidelines. She previously served as Chair of the Bridgeport Local Unit for the CBA Young Lawyers Section. She has been recognized as a Connecticut Rising Star (2011-2013), and was awarded the Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell for her responsiveness and quality of service. She has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating. Ms. Pencu sits on the Board of Directors for the Westport Arts Center (WAC), a visual and performing arts non-profit organization.
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.
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