Attorney Donald R. Gustafson has been recognized by Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers, the nation's preeminent guide to law firms and individual attorneys. Gustafson is associated with the law firm Shipman & Goodwin LLP as partner. He was recommended in the category of Real Estate as one of the nation's 2011 ''Leaders in Their Field''. His practice covers real estate and commercial finance. He did his JD from John Marshall Law School with high distinction and graduated cum laude from Catholic University of America with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Shipman & Goodwin is a full-service law firm with more than 140 attorneys. Its offices are in Hartford, Stamford, Greenwich and Lakeville, and in Washington.