How directors and officers can reduce cyber liability exposure

  Companies and corporations must take decisive steps as high-profile data breaches become more commonplace.   By Vincent J. Vitkowsky, Robert D. Laurie.   As high-profile data breaches have become commonplace, class actions and individual lawsuits are frequently commenced by customers and employees whose personal data has been exposed. For more information, please click here

Robert D. LauriePartner, Gfeller Laurie LLP

Connecticut courts issue rulings in the crumbling foundation cases

As legal actions gather pace, the courts have provided carefully reasoned analysis of coverage issues. By Robert Laurie and Vincent Vitkowsky, Seiger Gfeller Laurie. For years the walls of basements in homes across Connecticut built in the 1980s and 1990s have been slowly deteriorating. This has created a widespread “crumbling foundations” problem. A report released […]

Robert D. LauriePartner, Gfeller Laurie LLP

US construction risks on the rise as business grows

The US construction boom has shone a spotlight on the minutiae of associated insurance law. Construction is booming in the US and so are the inherent risks presented to owners, contractors and sub-contractors alike. Traditional risks such as slips and falls, workmanship and product defects are compounded by a skilled labour shortage, an ageing workforce […]

Robert D. LauriePartner, Gfeller Laurie LLP

The Firm enhances its Data Privacy and Protection and State Attorneys General Practices with the addition of Matthew F. Fitzsimmons

We are excited to announce that we have enhanced our Data Privacy and Protection Practice with the addition of Matthew F. Fitzsimmons, Matthew F. Fitzsimmons, former U.S. Privacy Officer and Lead Cybersecurity Counsel at Cigna Corporation, has joined the firm as a partner.  Matt brings his considerable law enforcement and in-house corporate experience to the firm’s national Data Privacy […]

Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – Connecticut

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Robert D. Laurie of Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP. Robert has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – Connecticut. Bob is a commercial litigator and business advisor with a broad background, particularly in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, life sciences and aviation.  Bob is an […]

Robert D. LauriePartner, Gfeller Laurie LLP

Whitmyer IP Group joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright and IP – Patent Member in US – Connecticut

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr of Whitmyer IP Group. Wesley has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright and IP – Patent Member in US – Connecticut. Lead counsel in numerous patent and trademark litigations at the trial and […]

Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr.Partner, Whitmyer IP Group

Law Offices Of Patrick Mchugh joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in Connecticut

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Patrick J. McHugh of the Law Offices Of Patrick Mchugh. Patrick has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in Connecticut.   “The Law Offices of Patrick McHugh works with clients to resolve business-to-business legal disputes in — or on the […]

Shipman & Goodwin LLP joins IR as the exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate within US Connecticut

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Michael J Fritz of Shipman & Goodwin LLP. Michael has joined IR as our exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate within US Connecticut. Michael Fritz practices in the area of business, finance and real estate. Michael’s business and corporate practice consists […]