April 30, 2012 | last updated June 4, 2012 12:08 pm


Anthony R. Shannon
Chasity V. Roberts


Four attorneys with Shipman & Goodwin LLP — Chasity V. Roberts, Anthony R. Shannon, Clarisse N. Thomas and Latonia C. Williams — have been elected to serve in executive board positions for the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association for 2012-2013. The Crawford Bar is a volunteer, statewide organization consisting of judges, law professors, attorneys and law students which undertakes initiatives related to the practice of law.

Also at Shipman, in recognition of his role in helping to save the Stamford Center for the Arts, attorney Michael L. Widland was honored at the center's recent Palace Gala as a recipient of the 2012 Arts Ovation Award.

In other legal news:

• Robert M. Langer, partner and chair of the Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Group at Wiggin and Dana, was recently pre- sented with a service award by the ABA's Section of Antitrust Law, commemorating Langer's many years of service to the section.

• Elizabeth J. Stewart, managing partner of Murtha Cullina LLP and chairperson of the firm's executive committee, is the 2012 recipient of the fifth annual Ladder Award presented by the Women in the Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.

• McCarter & English LLP Labor & Employment attorneys Pamela J. Moore and Tiffany R. Hubbard were recently honored for their contributions through the Pro Bono Partnership, an organization that provides business and transactional legal services to non- profit organizations serving the disadvantaged.

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Hank Gruner, vice president of programs at the Connecticut Science Center, has been selected by the State of Connecticut Department of Education to serve on the Next Generation Science Standards State Leadership Team. Composed of science education experts, the team will develop recommendations and plans for implementing new national science standards. Gruner has 20 years of experience in museum/science center administration, as well as a deep experience working with youth organizations, specifically low-income and minority groups.

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut has received Five Star recognition from the Cartus Broker Network — an award for brokers who met or exceeded their individual objectives related to outgoing broker-to-broker referral closings during 2011.

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