Pullman & Comley, LLC

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850 Main Street
P.O. Box 7006
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06601-7006, United States
Phone: 203-330-2000
Fax: 203-576-8888
Practice Groups
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal 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
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Connecticut
  • New York
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

California Court Rules District Cannot Prohibit Students From Kneeling During The National Anthem At School Sporting Events

In what appears to be the first decision on this issue in the country, a federal court in California granted a high school athlete’s request for an injunction overturning his high school’s prohibition against athletes kneeling…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Education

Fiduciary Rule Update – SEC to Consider Broker Dealer and Investment Adviser Standards

The SEC has announced it will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss possible standards for broker-dealers and investment advisers when dealing with retail investors (e.g., small retirement plans,…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Are Discretionary Bonuses Really Discretionary?

For some years, employment law in Connecticut has seemed to make a clear distinction between bonus plans that are discretionary, and plans that guaranteed payment of a bonus if specified performance criteria were met. In a pair…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

NLRB Says Google’s Firing of Diversity Memo Author James Damore Was Legal

In a recently released and lightly redacted memo, a staff attorney for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board concluded that Google’s firing of James Damore was legal…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: The Labor and Public Employees Committee has Spoken (Softly, but Firmly)

The March 22, 2018 deadline for the General Assembly’s Labor and Public Employees Committee to approve bills has come and gone. As we expected, the close partisan divide kept the Committee from approving a large number of bills…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

No Such Thing As A Free Lunch: A Compliance Warning on Lavish Entertainment and Bogus Educational Meetings

Health care practitioners should need no reminder that government authorities closely scrutinize practitioner relationships with the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Reports of payments under the federal Physician…more
 /  Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Health

New US DOL Pilot Program Aims to Resolve FLSA Disputes More Quickly

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new nationwide pilot program to facilitate resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When launched, the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Pullman Matrimonial Lawyers Convince the CT Supreme Court to Make Major Change Affecting the Finality of Judgments

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently decided a case of critical importance in Reinke v. Sing, SC 19687, reversing the Appellate Court and determining that pursuant to General Statutes § 52-212a parties may agree to open a…more
 /  Family Law

More Lawsuits for Unpaid Wages Will Result in Double Damages

Connecticut law has long allowed an employee to sue his employer in a civil action to collect unpaid wages, Conn. Gen. Stat. 31-68 and 31-72. In addition to the collection of the amount of unpaid wages, these statutes also…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Appellate Court Notes

AC39565 - Carvalhos Masonry, LLC v. S&L Variety Contractors, LLC - Interesting case. After the conclusion of the evidence in the case, the trial judge urged the parties to settle and even recommended the amount. The…more
 /  Civil Procedure

2018 Environmental Legislative Update No. 3

In the rocket launching business, “Max Q” is point of maximum stress due to the combination of acceleration and air density. Judging from the number of items in today’s update, the session may have reached legislative Max Q. At…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: Husband and wife defendants were related to the husband and wife plaintiffs. The defendants were convinced the plaintiff husband (a state trooper) was abusing his wife, despite her…more
 /  Civil Procedure

What Might Wayfair Mean for Me? The Changing Landscape of State and Local Sales Taxes and Retroactivity Concerns

The rise of the internet retailer has created significant loss of sales tax revenue for state revenue agencies due to the loss of revenue from sales and use tax collected in brick-and-mortar retail establishments. Historically,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Taxation

Appellate Court Notes

Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC39520 - Stratek Plastics, Ltd. v. Ibar - Remember the case that held you could not recover your attorney fees in a mechanic lien foreclosure as the plaintiff unless there had…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Is Predictive Scheduling Coming To Connecticut?

In certain businesses where work volume cannot be known in advance, such as outdoor maintenance work that is dependent on the weather and delivery of materials, or service work that is dependent on the volume of customers,…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law
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