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Russell Langdon Brenneman

Russell Langdon Brenneman was American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1954, Connecticut 1956. Recipient Conservation award White Memorial Foundation, 1987, Oak Leaf award The Nature Conservancy, 1975; named Environmental Master, United States Environmental Protection Agency Region I, 1990.

Background

Brenneman, Russell Langdon was born on August 15, 1928 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Russell Langdon and Anita (Seeds) Brenneman.

Education

The Ohio State University (Bachelor of Arts, 1950). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1953).

Career

Worked at Murtha, Cullina, Richter and Pinney. Admitted to the bar, 1953, Dist. of Columbia. 1956, Conn.

Author: "Private Approaches to the Preservation of Open Land," Conservation and Research Foundation, 1967.

"Should ‘Easements’ be used to Protect National Historic Landmarks?" United States. Natl. Park Service, 1976. "Land Saving Action," Island Press, 1984.

Lecturer in Law, University of Conn. School of Law, 1979-1989. President, Conn. Resources Recovery Authority, 1976-1980.

Special Counsel, Commissioner of Environmental Protection, Conn., 1972-1973. Member, 1974-1994 and Chair., 1975-1976, Conn. Energy Advisory Board.

Chair., Conn. Greenways Comm., 1992-1995. Co-Reporter, Uniform Conservation Easements Act, National'l Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1976-1981. Chair., Comm. on Historic Preservation and Easements, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trusts, Am.

Bar Association, 1982-1985. Member, Internatl. Council of Environmental Law, 1977—. Murtha, Cullina, Richter and Pinney is a business-oriented law firm with offices in Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut.

With more than 70 attorneys, the firm offers legal services in most practice areas that are likely to be of interest to companies doing business in the United States on a transactional or permanent basis, including corporate, tax, financing, and mergers and acquisitions law. Among the firm's specialty groups is its Environmental Practice Group, whose 11 lawyers and environmental analysts have extensive experience in dealing with the complex web of federal and state environmental laws that affect doing business in the United States.

Membership

Member, 1974-1994 and Chair., 1975-1976, Conn. Energy Advisory Board. Chair., Conn. Greenways Comm., 1992-1995.

Co-Reporter, Uniform Conservation Easements Act, National'l Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1976-1981. Chair., Comm. on Historic Preservation and Easements, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trusts, Am. Bar Association, 1982-1985.

Member, Internatl. Council of Environmental Law, 1977—.

Connections

Married Frederica Son of Shoenfield, July 14, 1951. Children: Matthew, Andrew, Amy.