About this office:
Founded in 1951 by Herbert L. Cohen and Austin K. Wolf, Cohen and Wolf, P.C. has grown from its two founding partners to a full-service Connecticut law firm with 50 attorneys and offices in Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. The firm represents a diverse range of clients including early-stage and middle-market businesses, national and public companies, financial institutions, municipalities, quasi-public corporations, charitable institutions, professional practices and private individuals.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice; Business Transactions; Commercial Litigation; Employment Law; Family Law; Matrimonial Law; Elder Law; Asset Protection Planning; Land Use; Municipal Bonds; Personal Injury; Physicians Practice; Real Estate; Securities; Tax Law; Litigation; Administrative Law; Administrative Agency Practice; Administrative Hearings and Appeals; Administrative Litigation; Advertising and Marketing; Advertising Law; False Advertising; Promotion Law; Sponsorship Law; Aged and Aging; Age Discrimination; Elder Care; Agency and Distributorships; International Distribution; Distribution Agreements; Liquor Licensing; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Arbitration; Mediation; Animal Rights; Animal Welfare; Appellate Practice; Civil Appeals; Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy Chapter 7; Bankruptcy Chapter 11; Bankruptcy Chapter 13; Bankruptcy Collections; Bankruptcy Litigation; Bankruptcy Reorganization; Commercial Bankruptcy; Commercial Insolvency; Commercial Workouts; Commercial Recovery; Commercial Foreclosure; Consumer Bankruptcy; Creditor Bankruptcy; Debtor Bankruptcy; Debt Relief; Insolvency; Fraudulent Conveyance; Foreclosures; Out of Court Debt Restructuring; Personal Bankruptcy; Receiverships; Pre-Bankruptcy Workouts; Repossessions; Workouts; Banks and Banking; Bank Collections; Bank Foreclosures; Bank Fraud; Banking Litigation; Banking Regulation; Commercial Banking; Commercial Loans; Consumer Banking; Consumer Loans; Financial Law; Lender Liability; Lender Regulation; Letters of Credit; Loan Restructuring; Loan Syndication; Loan Workouts; Loans; Business Law; Business Arbitration; Business Associations Law; Business Development; Business Dissolutions; Business Estate Planning; Business Enterprises; Business Formation; Business Fraud; Business Mediation; Business Organization; Business Litigation; Business Planning; Business Regulation; Business Reorganization; Business Start-Ups; Business Succession Planning; Business Successions; Business Syndication; Business Taxation; Business Torts; Business Transfers; Business Valuation; Buy-Sell Agreements; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Closely Held Business Law; Closely Held Business Taxation; Complex Business Litigation; Emerging Growth Companies; Family Business Law; Family Business Mediation; Family Business Successions; Joint Ventures; Limited Liability Company Law; Pass-Through Entities; Professional Practices; Small Business Law; Sole Proprietorships; Child Advocacy; Child Custody; Child Custody Mediation; Child Support; Child Welfare; Fathers Rights; Juvenile Criminal Law; Parenting Time; Visitation Rights; Federal Civil Practice; Civil Practice; Discrimination; Race Discrimination; Sex Discrimination; Class Actions; Class Action Defense; Collections; Commercial Collections; Garnishments; Post Judgment Collections; Professional Collections; Retail Collections; Secured Collections; Unsecured Collections; Commercial Law; Commercial Arbitration; Commercial Bad Faith; Commercial Fraud; Commercial Liability; Commercial Mediation; Commercial Torts; Commercial Transactions; Commercial Transfers; Complex Commercial Litigation; Negotiable Instruments; Sale of Goods; Secured Transactions; Uniform Commercial Code; Warehousing; Commercial Real Estate; Commercial Conveyancing; Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions; Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Commercial Real Estate Development; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure; Commercial Real Estate Litigation; Commercial Real Estate Sales; Commercial Real Estate Workouts; Industrial Real Estate Law; Shopping Center Acquisitions; Shopping Center Development; Retail Development; Commodities; Commodities Arbitration; Commodities Fraud; Commodities Regulation; Communications and Media; Cellular Communications; Cellular Telephone; FCC Licensing; FCC Regulation; Telecommunications Contracts; Telecommunications Law; Telecommunications Leasing; Telecommunications Regulation; Wireless Communications; Construction Law; Construction Arbitration; Construction Claims; Construction Contracts; Construction Finance; Construction Liens; Construction Litigation; Construction Mediation; Construction Products Liability; Construction Workouts; Materialmens Liens; Mechanics Liens; Contracts; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Copyrights; Copyright Licensing; Copyright Prosecution; Copyright Protection; Copyright Registration; Corporate Law; Closely Held Corporations; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Dissolutions; Corporate Fiduciary Law; Corporate Finance; Corporate Formation; Corporate Governance; Corporate Litigation; Corporate Organization; Corporate Partnerships; Corporate Planning; Corporate Real Estate; Corporate Reorganization; Corporate Successions; Corporate Workouts; Incorporation; Nonprofit Corporations; Professional Corporations; Public Corporations; S Corporations; Small Business Corporations; Criminal Law; Assault and Battery; Criminal Defense; DUI/DWI; Felonies; Misdemeanors; Shoplifting; Debtor and Creditor; Creditors Rights; Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy; Debtor and Creditor Collections; Debtor and Creditor Remedies; Debtor and Creditor Reorganization; Debtor and Creditor Rights; Debtor and Creditor Workouts; Debtors Rights; Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; Secured Creditors Rights; Unsecured Creditors Rights; Americans with Disabilities Act; Disability Discrimination; Election and Campaign Finance; Eminent Domain; Condemnation; Inverse Condemnation; Property Rights; Employee Benefits; ERISA Litigation; Unemployment Compensation; Energy Facility Siting; Energy Project Development; Energy Regulation; Wind Energy; Environmental Law; Brownfields Redevelopment; Environmental Cleanup; Environmental Compliance; Environmental Contamination; Environmental Corporate Law; Environmental Due Diligence; Environmental Insurance Claims; Environmental Insurance Coverage; Environmental Liability; Environmental Permitting; Environmental Real Estate; Environmental Risk Management; Hazardous Waste Liability; Property Remediation; Wetlands Protection; Wetlands Regulation; Equipment Finance and Leasing; Equipment Finance; Equipment Leasing; Alimony; Divorce; Divorce Arbitration; Divorce Mediation; Family Arbitration; Family Mediation; Marital Agreements; Post Divorce Modification; Postnuptial Agreements; Premarital Agreements; Finance; Asset Based Finance; Asset Sales; Commercial Finance; Debt and Equity Finance; Debt Finance; Equity Finance; Financial Fraud; Financial Institutions Litigation; Financial Restructuring; Private Finance; Secured Finance; Securitization; Structured Finance; Unsecured Finance; Franchises and Franchising; Franchise Arbitration; Franchise Distribution; Franchise Law; Franchise Litigation; Franchise Mediation; Franchise Regulation; Fraud and Deceit; Civil Fraud; Fraud; Federal Practice; Government; Governmental Defense; Governmental Law; Local Government Civil Rights; Local Government Defense; Local Government Law; Local Government Relations; Local Government Liability; Political Subdivision Liability; Public Officials Liability; Township Law; Government Contracts; Bid Protests; Local Government Contracts; Guardianship and Conservatorship; Adult Guardianship; Advance Directives; Conservatorship; Elder Guardianship; Guardian Ad Litem; Guardianship Administration; Guardianship; Incompetency Proceedings; Mental Disability Law; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Health Care Litigation; Home Health Care; Long Term Care; Nursing Home Litigation; Nursing Home Negligence; Public Health Law; Historic Preservation; Hospital Peer Review; Housing Law; Affordable Housing; Apartment Projects; Fair Housing; Housing Development; Housing Finance; Multi-Family Housing; Public Housing; Insurance; Accident Insurance; Automobile Insurance; Fire Loss; General Liability; Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense; Insurance Bad Faith; Insurance Collection; Insurance Litigation; Insurance Mediation; Property Damage; Property Insurance; Public Liability; Unfair Insurance Practices; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Enforcement; Intellectual Property Infringement; Intellectual Property Licensing; Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property Prosecution; Intellectual Property Rights; International Intellectual Property; International Licensing; Merchandising; Investment Law; Capital Markets; Emerging Markets; Hedge Funds; Investment Fraud; Investment Company Law; Investment Management; Investment Partnerships; Investment Regulation; Mezzanine Finance; Mutual Funds; Private Equity; Syndication; Venture Capital; Labor and Employment; Age Discrimination in Employment; Civil Service; Collective Bargaining; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employee Discipline; Employee Drug Testing; Employee Privacy; Employee Rights; Employer Liability; Employer Rights; Employment Arbitration; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment Civil Rights; Employment Claims; Employment Contracts; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Defense; Employment Discrimination; Employment Litigation; Employment Mediation; Employment Rights; Employment Termination; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Executive Employment Law; Executive Severance Contracts; Fair Employment Practices; Family and Medical Leave Act; Fair Labor Standards; Federal Employment Law; Harassment; Human Resource Law; Labor Arbitration; Labor Law; Labor Relations; Management Labor Law; Management Employment Law; Minimum Wage Law; National Origin Discrimination; Noncompete Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Personnel Policies; Personnel Training; Reductions in Force; Public Sector Labor Relations; Public Sector Employment Law; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Unfair Labor Practices; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Union Contract Negotiations; Union Labor Law; Union Elections; Wage and Hour Law; Whistleblower Litigation; Wrongful Termination; Wrongful Termination Defense; False Arrest; Police Liability; Leases and Leasing; Evictions; Commercial Leasing; Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law; Industrial Leasing; Landlord and Tenant Law; Lease Terminations; Leasing; Retail Leasing; Shopping Center Leasing; Unlawful Detainer; Office Leasing; Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility; Attorney Discipline; Attorney Errors and Omissions; Attorney Grievances; Conflicts of Interest; Libel, Slander and Defamation; Libel and Slander; Defamation; Civil Litigation; Complex Litigation; Defense Litigation; Federal Civil Litigation; Federal Litigation; E-Discovery; Long-Arm Litigation; Trial Practice; Medicare and Medicaid; Medicaid Hearings; Medicaid Planning; Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures; Business Acquisitions; Business Divestitures; Leveraged Acquisitions; Merger Reorganization; Mergers and Acquisitions; Mergers and Acquisitions Finance; Military Administrative Law; Military Criminal Law; Veterans Benefits; Mortgage Law; Commercial Mortgages; Mortgage Bankruptcy; Mortgage Finance; Mortgage Foreclosure; Mortgage Lien Foreclosure; Mortgage Refinancing; Mortgage Securitization; Mortgage Workouts; Municipal Law; Municipal Civil Rights; Municipal Contracts; Municipal Corporation Law; Municipal Defense; Municipal Finance; Municipal Labor Law; Municipal Leasing; Municipal Liability; Municipal Redevelopment; Municipal Risk Management; Municipal Solid Waste; Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery; Municipal Taxation; Municipal Torts; Municipal Utility Law; Negligence; Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations; Charitable Giving; Charitable Limited Partnerships; Charitable Organizations Law; Nonprofit Organizations Law; Charitable Trusts and Foundations; Tax Exempt Organizations; Private Foundations; Patent Licensing; Patent Litigation; Accidents; Animal Attacks; Aquatic Injuries; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Automobile Negligence; Bicycle Accidents; Bodily Injury; Boating Accidents; Brain Injury; Bus Accidents; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Catastrophic Injury; Commercial Vehicle Liability; Cumulative Trauma; Dog Bites; Electrical Injury; Head Injury; Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries; Motorcycle Accidents; Pedestrian Injuries; Personal Injury Appeals; Personal Injury Arbitration; Personal Injury Mediation; Plaintiffs Personal Injury; School Bus Accidents; Severe Burns; Slip and Fall; Spinal Injury; Third Party Wrongful Death; TMJ Dysfunction; Whiplash; Wrongful Death; Premises Liability; Probate; Probate Administration; Probate Litigation; Probate Taxation; Professional Liability; Accountants Liability; Agents and Brokers Liability; Professional Malpractice; Property Law; Personal Property; Personal Property Leasing; Public Finance; Bond Finance; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Common Interest Community Law; Community Association Law; Condominium Association Law; Condominium Conversions; Condominium Development; Condominium Law; Conservation Easements; Cooperative Conversions; Cooperative Housing Association; Easements; Homeowners Association Law; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Land Trusts; Planned Unit Development Law; Quiet Title; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Arbitration; Real Estate Banking Law; Real Estate Bankruptcy; Real Estate Brokerage Law; Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense; Real Estate Collections; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Exchanges; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Foreclosure; Real Estate Fraud; Real Estate Investment; Real Estate Joint Ventures; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Mediation; Real Estate Partnerships; Real Estate Restructuring; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Secured Lending; Real Estate Securities; Real Estate Settlements; Real Estate Syndication; Real Estate Tax Appeals; Real Estate Tax Foreclosure; Real Estate Tax Liens; Real Estate Taxation; Real Estate Title; Real Estate Title Examination; Real Estate Title Insurance; Real Estate Valuation; Real Estate Workouts; Real Property; Real Property Acquisitions; Real Property Development; Real Property Finance; Residential Real Estate; Residential Real Estate Development; Residential Real Estate Acquisitions; Residential Real Estate Finance; Residential Real Estate Foreclosure; Residential Real Estate Sales; Right of Way Easements; RICO; Civil RICO; Securities Law; FINRA Arbitration; Broker-Dealer Regulation; Broker-Dealer Arbitration; Broker-Dealer Registration; Bank Securities; Blue Sky Law; Initial Public Offerings; Insider Trading; Private Placement; Private Placement Syndication; SEC Enforcement; Securities Arbitrage; Securities Arbitration; Securities Class Actions; Securities Consumer Arbitration; Securities Disclosure; Securities Fraud; Securities Fraud Arbitration; Securities Fraud Class Actions; Securities Investor Protection Act; Securities Litigation; Securities Offerings; Securities Registration; Securities Regulation; Shareholder Agreements; Shareholder Derivative Actions; Shareholder Disputes; Shareholder Rights; Shareholders Law; Sports Law; Sports Contracts; Sports Facilities Development; Sports Licensing; Sports Marketing Law; Taxation; Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Taxation; Fiduciary Income Tax; Generation Skipping Tax; Inheritance Tax; Tax Planning; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Torts; Civil Liability; Intentional Torts; Mass Torts; Tort Defense; Tort Liability; Trade Secrets; Theft of Trade Secrets; Trade Secret Misappropriation; Trademarks; International Trademarks; Lanham Act; Service Marks; Trade Dress; Trade Names; Trademark Arbitration; Trademark Infringement; Trademark Licensing; Trademark Litigation; Trademark Prosecution; Trademark Protection; Trademark Registration; Trusts and Estates; Contested Trusts and Estates; Decedents Estates; Estate Administration; Estate Bankruptcy; Estate Planning; Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children; Estate Litigation; Estate Planning for the Disabled; Estate Planning for the Elderly; Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples; Estate Settlements; Family Trusts; Family Wealth Transfer; Fiduciary Law; Fiduciary Liability; Fiduciary Litigation; Financial Planning; Living Trusts; Pet Trusts; Personal Planning; Powers of Attorney; Retirement Planning; Special Needs Trusts; Trust Administration; Surrogates Court Practice; Trust and Estate Collections; Trust Law; Trust Litigation; Trust Planning; Unclaimed Property; Wealth Planning; Wealth Preservation; Unfair Competition; Electric Utilities; Utility Law; Wills; Contested Wills; Inheritance; Living Wills; Missing Heir Searches; Successions; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Building and Public Safety Codes; Environmental Land Use; Fire Districts; Improvement Districts; Land Conservation; Land Development; Land Entitlement; Land Use Litigation; Land Use Permitting; Land Use Regulation; Rezoning; Special Districts; Subdivisions; Water Districts; Zoning Variances; Zoning Law.
(For complete biographical data on all personnel, see Professional Biographies at Bridgeport, Connecticut)