James "Tim" Shearin '86 has been named as chairman of Pullman & Comley, LLC. Shearin was appointed to the position on September 16. Shearin joined Pullman & Comley in September 1988, and has served in leadership roles at the firm for the past two decades. He has served on the executive committee since 1998 and as chair of the Litigation Department since 1995. He has wide-ranging experience in federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, and before arbitration and mediation boards representing clients in the areas of commercial and business, intellectual property, internet piracy and computer crimes, banking, securities, antitrust, products liability and general civil litigation.
Shearin has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the John Eldred Shields Professional Service Award from the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) for outstanding service to the legal profession, the members of the CBA and the greater community.
While a student at UConn Law, Shearin was a member of the Connecticut Law Review and the Connecticut Moot Court Board. He also has been a valued volunteer at the Law School as a graduate having served as president and as a member of the board of the Law School's Foundation and as president and a board member for the Law School's Alumni Association. Shearin is an Honors Scholar who holds a B.A. from UConn.
Read the firm's press release.