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John F. Carberry Selected a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation to serve the Bench, Bar and Citizens of Connecticut

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February 1, 2018

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that John F. Carberry, a Principal in the Firm’s Litigation Group, was recently selected a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. 

In this capacity, he will be working closely with Connecticut’s legal community -- including judges, attorneys and law schools -- to promote an understanding of the law, legal institutions and the legal profession; identify opportunities for improvement; and administer programs that will benefit legal services agencies in order to ensure that all people in Connecticut have access to justice.

“This is a very prestigious and important position,” notes Jonathan B. Mills, Cummings & Lockwood’s  Chairman and Managing Director. “Given his considerable experience, John will serve the organization and the broader community exceedingly well.” 

Based in Cummings & Lockwood’s Stamford office, John brings over a quarter century of experience representing creditors in state and federal courts, including bankruptcy court. He serves as a Special Master, Attorney Trial Referee, Arbitrator and Fact Finder for the Connecticut Superior Court in Stamford.  John also serves as the Firm's General Counsel, Loss Prevention Partner and Pro Bono Partner. 

He received his J.D. cum laude from New York Law School and his B.A. in Economics from Fordham University.  He is admitted to both the Connecticut and New York bars.