Mario F. Coppola, partner in the Westport office, has been named corporation counsel by newly elected Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling. The appointment is for a two-year term.

Mario regularly practices in the area of municipal law. He has provided legal representation and services to the towns of Westport, Trumbull, New Canaan, Madison and Easton. He has handled hundreds of matters on behalf of municipalities in the areas of land use and zoning, zoning enforcement, tax assessment appeals and tax collection, from the administrative level through the Connecticut courts.

Additionally, Mario has served as Co-Chair of the Fairfield County Bar Association Land Use and Municipal Law Sections. He has served as Secretary and Legislative Liaison for the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Planning and Zoning Section. He has also been appointed to the Executive Committees of the CBA’s Planning and Zoning Section and Municipal Law and Government Services Section.