Attorney Andy Corea of Woodbridge was elected a 2016 Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program. “We are pleased to recognize our new Fellows for their distinguished services to our legal system and for their commitment to the principles of equal justice and the rule of law,” said James T. (Tim) Shearin, President of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.
The Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program was established to honor the leading members of the legal profession and the Judiciary in Connecticut, to promote a better understanding of the legal profession and the judicial system, and to explore ways to improve the profession and the administration of justice in Connecticut. Membership in the Fellows is by invitation only and is evidence of professional distinction. Forty-one Fellows were elected this year
Attorney Corea is a partner at St. Onge, Steward, Johnston & Reens, LLC in Stamford. He received a B.A. from the College of William & Mary in 1992 and a J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in 1995. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2005. He was also admitted in Tennessee in 1995 and the District of Columbia in 1997.
He is a member of the American Bar Association; the American IP Law Association (IIPLA); the International Trademark Association (INTA); and the Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut as well as serving as its past president (2013-2014). He also served as past president of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association (2012-2013).
Attorney Corea has received the following awards: American Bar Foundation Fellow and the Pro Bono Partnership Pro Bono Honor Roll (2014-2016).
He resides in Woodbridge with his wife, Michelle L. Bell.
Attorney Corea was honored at a reception at the New Haven Lawn Club on May 3, 2016.