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Berchem Moses PC Welcomes Two New Attorneys

By: Colleen Lafrancois

The firm is pleased to announce the recent addition of two new lawyers, Chandler K. Holcomb and Matthew J. Sponheimer. Chandler K. Holcomb practices primarily in the area of litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an intern for Judge Stefan R. Underhill in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut.  […]

Retired Superior Court Judge Anthony V. Avallone Joins Berchem Moses PC as Of Counsel, Establishing an Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice

By: Colleen Lafrancois

Berchem Moses PC is pleased to announce that former Superior Court Judge Anthony V. Avallone has joined the firm following his retirement from the bench in June 2022.  He brings a wealth of experience in dispute resolution, helping litigants avoid the necessity of costly and time-consuming trials. “We are honored to welcome Judge Avallone to […]

Attorney Richard C. Buturla Obtains Defendant’s Verdict in Case Involving Multi-Car Accident

By: Colleen Lafrancois

In one of the few jury trials in Waterbury Superior Court since the COVID-19 pandemic, Attorney Richard C. Buturla represented two individuals from Maryland who were returning home with their four children from a 2017 vacation on Cape Cod when a four-car, 13-person accident occurred on I-95 South in Darien, Connecticut.  The accident was caused […]

Berchem Moses PC welcomes Senior Counsel Raymond J. Rigat and Associate Attorneys, Christopher R. Henderson and Herbert Z. Rosen

By: Colleen Lafrancois

Berchem Moses PC continually recruits senior level staff and young attorneys poised for leadership roles. The firm is pleased to announce the recent addition of three new lawyers: Raymond J. Rigat, Christopher R. Henderson, and Herbert Z. Rosen. Attorney Raymond Rigat is an experienced litigator with a broad range of experience in state, federal, and […]

Tyler Williams elected to Board of Directors for George W. Crawford Black Bar Association

By: Colleen Lafrancois

Tyler Williams joined the Board of Directors for the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association in 2021. As a board member, he serves as the Student Committee Chair and is the Crawford Representative on the Lawyer’s Collaborative for Diversity board of directors.  “It is an honor to be in a position where I can bring […]

Land Use Attorney Mario Coppola hired by Greenwich residents to oppose controversial real estate development project

By: Colleen Lafrancois

The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission recently heard a pre-application for an 86-unit affordable housing development to be built on a heavily trafficked segment of Route 1, just a block from Greenwich High School. Attorney Mario Coppola represents 82 residents opposed to the project. The neighbors believe that the development would negatively impact the health, […]

Attorney Michelle Laubin Appears on Channel 23’s Talk Show, “Thirty Minutes”

By: Colleen Lafrancois

On Friday, September 10, 2021, Senior Partner Michelle Laubin appeared on the cable television talk show “Thirty Minutes” on Channel 23 Danbury. Attorney Laubin represents school districts, handling Education Law matters. She discussed student discipline and COVID related school law issues. To view the show, visit

Floyd J. Dugas Named 2022 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the New Haven Area

By: Colleen Lafrancois

Berchem Moses PC attorney Floyd J. Dugas was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law-Management. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the […]

Attorney Nicholas Bamonte Presents Seminar For FCBA Continuing Legal Education

Attorney Nicholas R. Bamonte spoke recently at a continuing legal education seminar for the Fairfield County Bar Association entitled “Real Estate Valuation Basics and Property Tax Assessment Appeals.” Mr. Bamonte addressed the statutory authority for tax assessments and discussed considerations from the perspective of a municipal attorney defending an appeal. The program was held on […]