About

Mark, who is the chair of the School Law practice at Pullman & Comley, has provided legal counsel to Connecticut municipalities and school boards, other public sector clients, and private sector clients for more than 26 years.  His extensive experience with these clients includes labor, employment, education, civil rights, special education, municipal law, construction law, tort matters, and assorted other litigation in the state and federal courts on both the trial and appellate court levels, as well as before various state and federal agencies.  Mark is the author of "Understanding the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act and Access to Public Meetings and Records"​ (Fourth Edition, 2013), which is published by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE). In addition, Mark writes frequently for his firms "Working Together"​ and "Education Law Notes" blogs. 

Practice Areas
  • 26 years
    Represent public sector entities, private employers, and executive level employees. Substantial collective bargaining experience
  • 26 years
    Represent public school entities and private schools
  • 26 years
    Federal and state court litigation, constitutional claims. Employment/civil rights claims in state and federal agencies
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Mark Joseph Sommaruga
  • Licensed for 28 years

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