Ryan Hoyler ’19 has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the firm’s real estate group. He will work at the firm’s Hartford office.
Waller, Smith & Palmer, P.C. has announced the promotion of Timothy Bleasdale ’14, to serve as a partner in their municipal, land use, and civil litigation practice groups. Bleasdale has represented clients in cases relating to land use law and real property disputes. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut.
Axinn has announced the promotion of Matthew Murphy ’09, to serve as a partner in their Intellectual Property practice group. Murphy has represented clients in a variety of matters, including patent litigation, trade secret disputes, and contract actions. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York.
Holland & Knight announced the promotion of Jeffrey Nolan ‘91, to serve as a Partner in their Litigation Section. Nolan is an education and employment attorney who represents, advises, educates and helps clients nationwide manage conflicts faced by educational institutions and employers. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia.
Dana Hrelic ’08 has joined the law firm of Pullman & Comley, and will operate out of their Hartford office. Hrelic will serve in the firm’s Litigation practice, drawing upon her vast experience in appellate and commercial litigation. She is licensed to practice law in Connecticut.
Richard Berkowitz ’66, the longtime managing partner of Berkowitz, Trager & Trager, passed away on December 31, 2021, at the age of 80. Read his obituary here.
Day Pitney LLP announced the promotion of Andraya Pulaski Brunau ’13 today. Brunau will serve as a Partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice area. She primarily focuses on representing clients in trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret disputes in federal courts. Brunau is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Day Pitney LLP has announced the promotion of Lynn M. Fountain ’04. Fountain will serve as a partner in the firm’s Energy and Utilities practice area. Her expertise is in the field of energy projects and resources, and she previously taught courses relating to renewable energy law and energy regulation and policy at UConn School of Law.
Mark Francis Gross, who served in numerous roles for the City of Bridgeport, died on Dec. 14, 2021, at the age of 85. Read his obituary here.
Richard W. Shettle ’56, who served as corporation counsel and interim city manager for the city of Hartford, Connecticut, died on Dec. 20, 2021. Read his obituary.