Shipman and Goodwin

One Constitution Plaza

Hartford, CT 06103-1919
Phone: (860) 251-5000
Fax: (860) 251-5099
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About the Firm

Shipman and Goodwin LLP has been providing legal advice and litigation services for over 80 years. It is one of the oldest law firms in the field or corporate law. The firm has spread it offices throughout the states of Connecticut and Washington. It offers premium services in numerous practice areas such as real estate, public finance, employment benefits, white collar law, criminal defense and investment investigation. Some of the countries top industrial firms and corporations have come to Shipman & Goodwin LLP for legal solutions. In the previous year of 2011, the firm has been claimed to be one of the Best Law Firms by U.S News.
Excellent client service is the firm’s main objective. Lawyers here strive for superior quality and success. Dedication and trust has been thoroughly integrated in the firms system and is a core mission objective. Clients coming to Shipman and Goodwin LLP rarely leave unsatisfied, legal experts are available on just a call away to give you the best legal advice. For nine consecutive years the attorneys of Shipman & Goodwin LLP have been rated as Americas leading lawyers in seven practice areas. Specialized attorneys have resolved some of the most complex business cases successfully. Client cases are treated with complete dedication and responsibility. Staff at Shipman & Goodwin LLP is encouraged to keep up with changing law trends and litigation rules of the state, learning and innovation is an on going process at the firm.
Pro bono work is also a leading area at Shipman and Goodwin LLP. They have provided legal service to many people in crisis. Free or low cost litigation services are offered in cases such as divorce disputes, bankruptcy, healthcare, domestic violence, custody disputes, and reparations for holocaust survivors. The firm is associated with the AIDS Legal Network, Fair Housing Center, Security Deposit Clinic, VITA and LITC Tax Programs, and Lawyers For Children America. The firm actively participates in pro bono work and charity work. Attorneys offer free advice and counseling to poor people in need to help. Shipman and Goodwin LLP’s community development has helped make the society a better place.


Firm Locations

Areas of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Business and Finance
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Finance
  • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Trust
  • E Business
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environment, Energy and Land Use
  • Export and Import Compliance
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Health Law
  • Immigration
  • Insured Risks
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal Law
  • Petroleum Marketing
  • Private Equity
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Product Liability and Tort Litigation
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • School Law
  • Securities Law
  • State and Local Tax
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Bioscience
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Colleges and Universities
  • E Discovery and Information Governance
  • Emerging Companies
  • Exempt Organizations
  • Franchising
  • Health Care
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • Independent Schools
  • Middle Market Companies
  • Ombudsman Programs
  • Public Sector
  • Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA)

Office Location

Shipman & Goodwin LLP

One Constitution Plaza

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