Isaac Yilma ’10 has joined McGuireWoods in Atlanta as a partner in the firm’s public finance team. His practice focuses on public and infrastructure finance transactions.
Jonathan Harris ’98 has joined Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP in Boston as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and a member of its Life Sciences group.
Meghan Serrano ’04, a partner at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP, has been named co-chair of the firm’s Financial Institutions and Insurance Business Sector. Serrano works in the firm’s office in Sarasota, Florida.
Jennifer R. Sharrow ’10 has joined Bacon Wilson in Springfield, Massachusetts, as an associate in the firm’s Commercial Law Practice Group.
Day Pitney LLP has named partner George Chaclas ’99 chair of the firm’s Patent Prosecution and Counseling group. Chaclas works in Day Pitney’s Providence, Rhode Island, office.
David Leff ’78, a former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection who was also a poet and essayist, died in May 2022. Read the obituary.
Tiffany Montouth ’19 has joined Cuddy & Feder LLP as an associate in the Real Estate, Corporate and Finance practice group. She previously worked with another New York firm, specializing in commercial real estate transactions.
Michael G. Curley ’13 has joined Murtha Cullina LLP as an associate in the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department. Curley previously served as chief legal counsel for the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood. Before his legal career, Curley was a social worker.
Melissa M. Mack ’00 has joined Shipman & Goodwin LLP as a partner in the firm’s Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Melissa previously practiced at Robinson & Cole before launching her own law practice, Mack Law LLC, in 2014.
Hope C. Seeley '89 has been appointed to the Connecticut Appellate Court by Gov. Ned Lamont. The General Assembly confirmed her nomination on May 2, 2022. Seeley previously served for nine years as a Superior Court judge. At the time of her elevation to the Appellate Court, she was an assistant administrative judge for the Judicial District of Hartford and the presiding criminal judge. Before her appointment to the bench, she worked in private practice on criminal cases at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at the UConn School of Law.