Murtha Cullina

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99 High Street
20th Floor
Boston, MA 02110, United States
Phone: 617-457-4000
Fax: 617-482-3868
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Connecticut Recognizes New Cause of Action for Breach of Patient/Physician Confidentiality

Based on the decision in a recent Connecticut Supreme Court case, patients may now sue physicians for breaching confidentiality. Previously, Connecticut did not recognize breach of confidentiality as a cause of action…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Health, Privacy

Will Your Municipality Be Liable For Its Failure To Conduct Mandatory Property Inspections?

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently issued a decision which opens the door for municipalities to be held liable for failing to conduct mandatory property inspections. In Williams v. Housing Authority of Bridgeport, 327 Conn…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential

Update on Status of Entrepreneurial Parole Program for Foreign Entrepreneurs

On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule establishing a parole program for international entrepreneurs seeking to improve the ability of certain startup founders to remain in the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade

Court Ruling Highlights “The Perils Of Going Into Business With Family Members”

An Indiana Court of Appeals recently ruled upon a dispute between a mother and her daughter and son-in-law(and their business) concerning the lease of commercial property and the repayment of loans the mother made on the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

CMS Clarifies that Texting of Orders is Not Permitted

On December 28, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Survey and Certification Memorandum (S&C Memo) to clarify CMS’ position that it prohibits physicians and health care providers from texting…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Government Contracting, Health, Privacy

Extremely Clear Pay-If-Paid Clause is Enforced

Every contract involves the risk of insolvency, and every construction subcontract involves the risk of the owner/developer failing to make the payments that the contractor intends to use to pay its subcontractors. Frequently,…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law

The Pendulum Swings at the NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board has always been known to be a political agency. However, the political nature of the Board has been heightened in the last several decades…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

CT Supreme Court Issues Punitive Damages Ruling Favorable to Policyholders

In a decision to be officially released on December 19, 2017, the Connecticut Supreme Court broadened the circumstances in which policyholders may receive insurance coverage for punitive damage awards. The decision in Nationwide…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Insurance

Thinking of Selling? Start Early, Build Your Team

As 2018 looks to be a favorable M&A environment, many business owners may come to the conclusion that it is time to sell the family business. While it is true that some businesses sell as a result of an offer that comes “out of…more
 /  Business Organizations, Mergers & Acquisitions

Bitcoin: Where Speculation (Likely) Meets Securities Regulation

Recently, Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies have been widely reported in national mainstream news, with stories describing rapidly higher prices and interest, especially among retail investors. As a result, regulated financial…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

'Tis the Season: W-2 Phishing Scams Likely to Resurface After the New Year

W-2 phishing season is just a few weeks away. For the past several tax seasons, cyber criminals have duped hundreds of payroll departments into providing W-2 information on their employees, which results in the filing of…more
 /  Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Mainstream Recognition of Sexual Harassment Prompts Bill Prohibiting Arbitration

Allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against business leaders, politicians and artists, have become a front page staple of newspapers across the country. Many are shocked by the allegations and claim to wonder how…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Expect A Busy 2018 On The M&A Front

After a somewhat choppy 2017, many experts are calling for a busy 2018 in the M&A space. The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor Report suggests that the pace of M&A activity will increase in 2018, based in large part on “a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

How Prevalent is Harassment in Organizations?

Recently it seems that we are constantly learning about another high profile individual who has allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct/harassment in the workplace. These disclosures beg the question of how prevalent is sexual…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Is A Non-Compete Agreement In Connection With The Purchase And Sale Of A Family-Owned Business Enforceable?

In connection with the purchase of a family-owned business, the buyer may seek a non-compete agreement from the selling owners and certain family member employees. Such agreements are intended to protect the buyer from a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions
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