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Connecticut Lawyer Magazine - June 2015
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June 2015   Volume 25/Number 9


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2015 Connecticut Legal Conference

The CBA’s annual legal conference on June 16 was a day filled with educational seminars, networking opportunities, and recognition that drew in legal professionals from throughout the state.


Highlights of a Presidency

Mark A. Dubois became president of the CBA on July 1, 2014. Review some of the highlights of this busy but rewarding year for President Dubois.


Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds: What They Are, How They Operate, How to Value, and What Every Matrimonial Attorney Should Know about Them, Part One

By Vladmir V. Korobov, Aidan R. Welsh, and Peter Bryniczka

This two-part article offers insights into some of the valuation and legal challenges that often arise in matrimonial cases involving hedge funds. Part one focuses on the technical basics.


Bring On the Babysitters: Testing the Boundaries of Lawson V. FMR LLC
By Tom Harrington and R. Scott Oswald

The Supreme Court decision in Lawson v. FMR opened up Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation claims for a number of whistleblowers not working directly for publicly traded companies, and the dissenting opinion of Justice Sotomayor worried that the decision might have opened the gates too wide. This article explores Justice Sotomayor's opinion in this case.

Understanding the Benefits Corporations in Connecticut

By James Woulfe

This article provides an overview of social entrepreneurship and benefit corporations, and discusses the legal history leading up to the advent of the passage of benefit corporation statutes in Connecticut and the U.S.


President’s Message
Thank you
By Mark A. Dubois

A Message from the Executive Director

Get Connected, Be Successful, Make a Difference

By Douglas S. Brown

Time to Go Pro Bono

A Call to Action: Connecticut Lawyers Partner with Legal Aid and Area Shelters to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

By Edward Heath and Jamey Bell

Building Your Practice

Why You Need a Real One

By Walt Hampton

Supreme Deliberations

An Efficient and Economical System of Alternative Dispute Resolution?

By Charles D. Ray and Matthew A. Weiner

Young Lawyers

YLS Year in Review: Reflections and Gratitude
By Emily Graner Sexton



Professional Discipline Digest
Volume 24, Number 2

Court Decisions
Highlights from Recent Superior Court Decisions




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