My Favorites

Shipman & Goodwin’s Connecticut lawyers have been recognized in 7 different areas of practice, and 18 of the firm’s lawyers have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2023, the nation’s preeminent guide to law firms and individual attorneys. The firm ranks in Band 1 for Environment, Healthcare and Real Estate in Connecticut this year.

For the twenty-first consecutive year, Shipman’s Connecticut law offices have been recognized in multiple areas of practice: Corporate/M&A; Environment; Healthcare; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; Real Estate, and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

The following lawyers were ranked in Band 1 in their respective areas: Andrew N. Davis in Environment, Joan W. Feldman in Healthcare, Kent S. Nevins in Real Estate, Daniel Schwartz in Labor and Employment and Joseph P. Williams in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

Of particular note, Kent Nevins was named a “Star Individual” this year, a special ranking awarded to lawyers who have received exceptional recommendations in their field.

Newly ranked this year are: Julia R. Camarco in Corporate M&A; Alfredo G. Fernández in Environment; Gregory P. Muccilli in Real Estate; and Joe Williams in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

The following Shipman lawyers have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA and recognized in their respective areas:

Corporate M&A
John H. Lawrence, Jr.
J. Dormer Stephen
Julia R. Camarco
Andrew N. Davis
Aaron D. Levy
Matthew Ranelli
Alfredo G. Fernández

Joan W. Feldman
Vincenzo Carannante

Labor & Employment
Brian Clemow
Gabriel J. Jiran
Daniel A. Schwartz

Real Estate
Donald R. Gustafson
Barry C. Hawkins
Kent S. Nevins
William G. Rock
Gregory P. Muccilli

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Joseph P. Williams


About Chambers and Partners
Chambers USA is published annually by London-based Chambers and Partners. The exhaustive selection process is based on interviews with in-house counsel and other attorneys and professionals around the country. The rankings are based on criteria such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by most clients. To learn more about Chambers, please visit


About Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Shipman’s value lies in its commitment to its clients, to the profession, and to the community. With more than 140 lawyers in offices throughout Connecticut and New York, the full-service law firm serves the needs of local, regional, national, and international clients that include public and private companies, educational institutions, governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals. Shipman is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the firm, the legal profession, and the community. Shipman has participated in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule since 2019 and earned  Mansfield Certification Plus status for the third consecutive year in 2022. Shipman was also recognized by Women Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.” The National Law Journal also ranked Shipman as the eighth most inclusive firm for women in their 2021 national survey. For more information, visit


Media Contacts:
Jennifer Stokes, Senior Director of Marketing & Business Development –
Maria Ramsay, Director of Marketing & Communications –