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Halloran Sage Announces 5th Managing Partner in Firm’s 86-Year History

Springfield, MA (November 1, 2021) – Halloran Sage, a full-service law firm with an office in downtown Springfield, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Gostyla has been named its new Managing Partner. Gostyla is the fifth managing partner in the firm’s 86-year history.


“It is an honor to be the Managing Partner of Halloran Sage as we close in on almost 100 years of serving our community and providing outstanding legal service. This has been an especially exciting year for our firm as we have developed a footprint in Massachusetts,” Gostyla said.


Earlier this year, Halloran Sage expanded into Massachusetts with the addition of Cooley Shrair, a Springfield-based law firm that handles a large volume of corporate, real estate, and business matters.


Gostyla joined Halloran Sage in 2001 and over his tenure, has held numerous leadership positions and established a prominent practice within the Litigation and Insurance groups—two pillars of the firm since its founding in 1935. Insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, ERISA actions, fraud investigations, and professional liability matters are a few hallmarks of his practice. He has been consistently recognized by Super Lawyers® in the area of Insurance Law over the past decade. He earned his JD, cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law and his BA from Villanova University.


As Managing Partner, Gostyla seeks to honor past traditions while continuing to keep the firm moving forward: “Halloran Sage plays a vital role in the economy of Southern New England, and we will continue to provide our clients with the vigorous representation and superior responsiveness that they’ve come to expect from us.”


In addition to Springfield, Halloran Sage ( also has offices in Hartford, Danbury, Middletown, New Haven, and New London, Connecticut, and a branch in Washington, D.C. They deliver a team-based service approach to their clients, with attorneys practicing in areas relevant to their experience. The firm’s client base includes Fortune 500 companies, closely held businesses, government entities, institutional and private investors, non-profit organizations, and public and private universities.


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