Cohen and Wolf Welcomes 2011 Summer Associates
BRIDGEPORT, CT (June 7, 2011) - Cohen and Wolf, P.C., a, full-service law firm with four offices in Fairfield and New Haven counties, welcomes two summer associates to the firm.
- Jordan Fieldstein recently completed her second year at the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she is president of the Tax Law Society and a member of the Connecticut Journal of International Law. She graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Jewish Studies.
- Jonathan Schreiber recently completed his second year at Boston University School of Law, where he participates in the Public Interest Project and competed in the school’s Negotiation Competition. Previously, he served as a law clerk for The Honorable Alfred V. Covello, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Mr. Schreiber graduated from the University of Connecticut, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in English and Political Science.
Cohen and Wolf selects law students for the summer associate program based on their strong academic records in law school and college, work history, and personal achievements.
“We are excited to have Jordan and Jonathan on board this summer. We look forward to introducing them to our firm’s special culture, while providing them with the opportunity to apply the skills they are learning in law school to real-world projects,” said David A. Ball, managing partner of Cohen and Wolf.
The summer associate program is a significant part of Cohen and Wolf’s recruiting program and is designed to provide the law students with an educational and meaningful law firm experience. Summer associates work on a wide variety of legal assignments. Educational programming and social activities round out the program. A high percentage of the firm’s full time associates have completed the summer associate program.
About Cohen and Wolf
This year marks Cohen and Wolf’s 60th anniversary. 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 across 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.