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SIMON I. ALLENTUCH is an attorney at Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. Mr. Allentuch has a broad business litigation practice including ERISA, environmental, zoning, directors and officers, products liability, financial, and employment litigation. He also represents clients in state and federal court, at the trial level and on appeal, in arbitrations, and before various administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Mr. Allentuch serves as general and labor and employment counsel for many clients, providing both counseling and litigation services. He regularly counsels and represents clients on various liability and regulatory issues, as well as a wide range of labor and employment issues. Mr. Allentuch drafts and provides advice on employment contracts; restrictive covenants; severance agreements; and the implementation of employment manuals, policies and procedures. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association (Federal Practice, Labor & Employment Law Section) and American Bar Association. Mr. Allentuch graduated with departmental and university honors from the University of Chicago, and earned his law degree from New York University School of Law, where he served as an associate editor for the Review of Law and Social Change.
DAVID AUSTIN is an attorney with Law Offices of Ronald I. Chorches, LLC, where he practices in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial law, contracts, and litigation. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association. Mr. Austin is a member of the Civics Education, and Connecticut Lawyer Advisory committees for the Connecticut Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Mercer University, followed by earning his J.D. degree from the University of Kansas School of Law.
JAMES W. CUMMINGS is the principal of The Cummings Law Firm LLC, in Waterbury. He focuses his practice in the areas of family law, military law, personal injury, workers’ compensation, civil litigation and complex litigation. Mr. Cummings is a member of the New Haven, Waterbury and Connecticut bar associations; and the Connecticut and American Trial Lawyers associations. He is licensed in California, New York, and Connecticut. He earned his B.A. degree from Rollins College; and his J.D. and LL.M. degrees from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
EPHRAIM J. FINK is a partner with Maya Murphy, P.C., and has been litigating in the Connecticut and New York Courts since 2000. Mr. Fink focuses his practice on personal injury, matrimonial and family law, estate and probate litigation, and commercial disputes. He graduated from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in journalism and thereafter obtained his law degree at New England Law - Boston where his dean's list grade average earned him an associate editor position on the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement. Mr. Fink also was permitted to prosecute a DUI case as a part of a special student extern clinic program. He is a licensed member of the bar in Connecticut and New York and is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Courts of Connecticut, New York's Southern and Eastern districts, and the United States Supreme Court.
ETAN HIRSCH is an attorney with the law firm of Adelman Hirsch Connors, in Bridgeport where his practice is focused on personal injury, automobile negligence, and premises liability cases. He previously worked at the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, and the Connecticut State's Attorney's Office. In addition, Mr. Hirsch served as a judicial intern in the chambers of Magistrate Judge Joyce London Alexander of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He earned his B.A. degree from George Washington University and his J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School. Mr. Hirsch is admitted to practice in Connecticut and is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.