Stratton joins Frank Fitzgreald Law Firm in business litigation

Date: 11/15/2011

EAST LONGMEADOW — Seth N. Stratton of Longmeadow has joined the law office of Frank Fitzgerald in East Longmeadow and will serve the firm’s business clientele in providing a range of services including business litigation.

Stratton is a Springfield native and Cathedral High School graduate who also worked for two years as policy director in the State House office of former State Sen. and Minority Leader Brian P. Lees.

He has previous experience in the Massachusetts Office of the United States Attorney and served as a volunteer lawyer for Lawyers for Children America in Hartford. Stratton earned his law degree from Suffolk University in Boston where he graduated magna cum laude in 2004. He holds an undergraduate degree from Colgate University, cum laude, in Political Science. He also earned a Master of Science from the McCormack Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he was honored with the Richard A. Hogarty Award for Academic Excellence.

The son of Wilbraham Chief of Police Allen Stratton, the younger Stratton was a Rappaport Fellow in Suffolk University’s Rappaport Honors Program in Law and Public Policy. He also previously worked for Bingham McCutchen in Hartford, Conn., where he practiced in the area of commercial litigation. He also formerly worked for the Boston firm Brown Rudnick LLP in the civil litigation practice.

According to Frank P. Fitzgerald, principal and founder of the firm, “Seth brings unique talents and experience in representing businesses and his demonstrated skill in the area of litigation will add to our firm’s core strengths. We are pleased to welcome home a native of the area who has excelled in all of his professional pursuits. His addition strengthens our firm and brings added value to our existing as well as new clients.”

Since its founding in 1992, the firm provides legal representation in a wide variety of areas including business and commercial law, estate planning and probate administration, domestic relations, residential and commercial real estate, business succession planning, banking and regulatory issues, civil and commercial litigation and personal injury.

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