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Brian Clemow, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1969, United States District Court Connecticut 1973, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1991.


Clemow, Brian was born on January 11, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Thomas Bice and Esther Deborah (Logan) Clemow.


Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1966). University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, 1969).


Worked at Shipman & Goodwin LLP (Hartford, Connecticut) specializing in General Practice. Banking, Corporation, Tax, Antitrust, Commercial Finance, Securities, Venture Capital, Labor and Employment, Health Care, Environmental, Pension and Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Estate Settlement, Trust Administration, Real Estate, Municipal Law. Trials in all Courts.

Admitted to the bar, 1969, Connecticut. Adjunct Professor, Labor Law, University of Connecticut Law School, 1975-1985. Editor: "Employer's Guide to Labor and Employment Laws and Regulations," published by Connecticut Business and Industry Association, 1988-1995.

Member: Connecticut School Attorneys Council (President, 1979-1980). Shipman & Goodwin was founded over 75 years ago. Its principal areas of practice include general corporate and securities law, litigation, corporate and commercial finance, tax, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, environmental law, municipal law, administrative law, utility regulation, real estate, construction law, fidelity and surety law, venture capital financing, international trade, antitrust and trade regulation, banking, insurance, labor and employment, trusts and estates, pension, health care law, intellectual property, computer law, tax-exempt organizations, agricultural cooperatives, family law, criminal law, legislation and lobbying.

The firm is divided into six departments: Business, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, Tax, and Trusts and Estates. In each area of practice, lawyers are assisted by experienced legal assistants. In addition, many lawyers are members of practice groups organized to address specifically the needs of particular clients and/or industries.

Among such groups are those serving venture capital investors, high technology and emerging companies, hospitals and health care providers, municipalities and agricultural cooperatives. Within the Trust and Estate Department is a group specializing in Financial Planning and Trust Administration.


Corporator Hartford Hospital, since 1978. Corporator American School for the Deaf, West Hartford, Connecticut, since 1980, board directors, since 1991. Board directors Greater Hartford chapter American Red Cross.

Member Connecticut Bar Association (chairman of the executive committee labor and employment section 1980-1982).


Married Susan Fischer Burke, June 7, 1967. Children: Katharine, Damon, Justin.