Timothy M. Herring Joins CMLP Litigation Department as a Member

We are pleased to announce that Timothy M. Herring will be re-joining our firm as a Member effective August 1, 2011.

Timothy M. Herring Joins CMLP Litigators as a MemberTim started his legal career with us in 2004. Since then he has devoted his practice to litigation. After a stint in the litigation department of Cummings & Lockwood in Stamford, Connecticut, he returns to us now with even more experience in dispute resolution.

Tim is married and resides in Danbury, Connecticut.

His practice has focused on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts. He represents individuals and companies in a broad range of matters, including closely held business, partnership, and joint venture disputes, employment litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, prosecuting and defending mechanic’s lien foreclosures, home improvement disputes, unfair trade practice claims, real estate disputes, eminent domain proceedings, non-competition agreement violations, probate litigation, commercial real property tax appeals, general contract disputes, and arbitration.

Tim was recently named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Representative Experience

Here are examples of the types of matters Tim has handled:

Successfully defended limited partners sued by a partnership for delinquent capital contributions in excess of $1 million.

Obtained a judgment of dismissal on behalf of a corporation against securities fraud and related claims by a shareholder, and successfully defended the judgment on appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Obtained a discharge of mechanic’s lien filed by a contractor against a homeowner’s residence.

Successfully foreclosed a preferred ship mortgage on behalf of a Fortune 100 company.

Obtained emergency injunctive relief prohibiting the holder of a power of attorney from exercising his powers as attorney-in-fact in light of questionable financial transactions.

Successfully defended a trustee and investment adviser from breach of fiduciary duty and related claims asserted by beneficiaries.

Successfully resolved a homeowner dispute with the prior owners of a residence concerning undisclosed environmental issues.

Bar Admissions

Tim is a member of the Connecticut bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


Tim received his B.A., cum laude, from George Washington University, where he graduated with Honors Program Distinction. Tim earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Connecticut School of Law. While at UConn, Tim was an editor of the Connecticut Law Review and a member of the Connecticut Moot Court Board.


Tim is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Raymond E. Baldwin American Inns of Court.

Other Members of the CMLP Litigation Group

Tim is only the most recent addition to our firm’s litigation group. Other litigators are:

Ward J. Mazzucco (Member), Francis G. Pennarola (Member), Lilian C. Gustilo (Associate), and Debbie Bing-Zaremba (Associate). For a more complete description of our litigation group, go here: CMLP Litigation Group.

Effective August 1, Tim can be reached at tmh@danburylaw.com.

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