Three UConn Law alumni have been named to the Hartford Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40 list. They are Will Herchel ’12, co-founder of Verogy; Dana M. Hrelic ’08, counsel at Pullman & Comley LLC; and Latonia Williams ’09, a partner at Shipman & Goodwin LLP.
Louis S. Votto ’61, a retired partner in Donahue, Votto and DeGennaro in West Haven, Connecticut, who served as a state representative, died on Aug. 5, 2022. Read his obituary.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Jason C. Weida ‘05 to the Board of Directors of the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation. Weida is the assistant deputy secretary for Medicaid policy and quality at the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, Kyley, and their four children.
Fletch Thomson ’01 has been appointed vice president and general counsel for the Textron eAviation segment of Textron Inc., effective August 1, 2022. He previously served as senior associate general counsel for Textron.
Bruce W. Thompson ’67, a retired judge of the Connecticut Superior Court in New Haven, died July 30, 2022. Read his obituary.
William V. Borst ’73, an attorney with Kalom and Borst Law Office and the longtime fire chief in Hebron, Connecticut, died July 27, 2022. Read his obituary.
Dinora E. Lopez ’17, a senior associate attorney at Gfeller Laurie LLP, has been named to the 2022 Power 25 in Real Estate by the Hartford Business Journal. Lopez specializes in commercial real estate and finance. She is the president-elect of CREW CT, which is dedicated to advancing women in commercial real estate.
Laura Foltz ’90, a senior corporate counsel at NCR Corporation, died July 23, 2022. Read her obituary.
Michael Preato ’21 has joined Minchella & Associates LLC in Middlebury, Connecticut. His practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, including construction, unfair trade practice, trade secret and employment matters, contract drafting and disputes and personal injury matters.
Jonathan Bedosky ’21 and Joan Tsang ’13 recently joined the law firm of Halloran Sage at the firm’s New Haven office. Bedosky handles complex commercial and corporate litigation, insurance law, and municipal property tax matters as a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Labor and Employment practice groups. As a member of the Workers’ Compensation and Insurance practice groups, Tsang represents employers, insurance companies, and third-party administrators on issues related to liability, subrogation, and discrimination claims.