Edward J. Samorajczyk Jr.

Partner

  • Overview

    Biography

    Ed Samorajczyk is a corporate lawyer and former co-chair of the firm’s Business Practice. He has over 30 years’ experience representing for-profit and not-for-profit clients in both general corporate and transactional matters.

    Mr. Samorajczyk’s particular areas of focus include representing insurance industry clients and other highly regulated entities, including U.S. and internationally based insurers, producers, and financial institutions. He also has extensive public finance experience, particularly involving educational and health care institutions, and has represented issuing authorities, underwriters, credit enhancers, borrowers, and purchasers of bonds for projects located throughout the U.S.

    Mr. Samorajczyk also acts as general outside counsel for clients, providing advice on important aspects of their operations, including corporate governance, strategic restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, investments, and significant contracting matters. 

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association (1981 - present)

      Connecticut Bar Association (1981 - present)
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© as Hartford Lawyer of the Year in the areas of: Corporate Law for 2017 and 2018, Securities/Capital Markets Law for 2016 and 2018, and Securities Law for 2011

      Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Corporate Law and Securities / Capital Markets Law since 2007 and Securities Regulation for 2013 and 2014 

      Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Business/Corporate Law for 2011 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      HEDCO Inc. (formerly Hartford Economic Development Corp.)
      Secretary; Executive Committee Member

      Elizabeth Park Conservancy
      Vice-Chair; Executive Committee Member

      WALKS Foundation (Westminster, Avon Old Farms, Loomis Chaffee, Kingswood-Oxford, and Suffield Academy)
      Advisory Board Member

      Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Northern Connecticut
      Former President; Schools Committee Member
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • News

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