Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty

The UConn School of Law draws a distinguished group of lawyers and jurists to teach as adjunct and affiliated professors in their areas of expertise, many of them active members of the UConn Law alumni network. The adjunct faculty includes lawyers who have worked in government, corporations, private practice and nonprofit organizations with specialization across a broad range of legal fields, as well as active and retired judges, including former Connecticut Supreme Court justices. Their teaching broadens and enhances the classroom experiences of UConn Law students.

List of People
NameTitleEmailCourses
Bethany BarresePartner, Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.
bbarrese@sdvlaw.comInsurance Litigation
Anne BarryPartner, Cantor Colburn LLP
abarry@cantorcolburn.comPatent Law
James BergennPartner, Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
jbergenn@goodwin.comTrial Advocacy
Susana BidstrupLegal Counsel
susana.bidstrup@uconn.eduLegal Spanish
John Buchanan IIIPartner, Covington & Burling LLP
john.buchanan@uconn.eduInsurance Litigation
Audrey ChapmanProfessor of Community Medicine and Healthcare, UConn Health Center
achapman@uchc.eduEthics of Public Health
Andy CoreaPartner, Murtha Cullina LLP
andy.corea@uconn.eduClinic: Intellectual Property
Marina CunninghamManaging Partner, McCormick, Paulding & Huber
Intellectual Property
Michael DarbyJudge, Greater Manchester Probate Court
Clinic: Elder Law
Gerald Dwyer, Jr.Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP
gdwyer@rc.comInsurance Litigation
Michael EiseleAssociate General Counsel, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Law of Marine Insurance
Natalie ElickerAssistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut
U.S. Attorney's Clinic
Steven FastPartner, Day Pitney LLP
steven.fast@uconn.eduTrusts & Estates
Michael GailorState’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Middlesex, Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice
michael.gailor@uconn.eduField Placement: State's Attorney's - Seminar
Donald GershmanAttorney and Developer, Development Resources LLC
gershmanlegal@gmail.comReal Estate Transactions
William GoddardPartner, Day Pitney LLP, retired
william.goddard@uconn.eduInsurance Solvency, Insurance Litigation
Dan GorenCounsel, Wiggin and Dana
daniel.goren@uconn.eduInternational Trade Compliance
James GreenfieldPartner, Bingham McCutchen/Morgan Lewis, retired
jxgreenfj@gmail.comTransactional Practice
Andrew GroherAttorney, RisCassi & Davis, P.C.
agroher@riscassidavis.comTrial Advocacy
Wesley HortonPrincipal, Horton, Shields & Knox, P.C.
wesley.horton@uconn.eduAppellate Advocacy
John Houlihan, Jr.Attorney, RisCassi & Davis, P.C.
jhoulihan@riscassidavis.comTrial Advocacy
Jared HowenstinePartner, Cantor Colburn LLP
jared.howenstine@uconn.eduPatent Law
Nancy KennedyCounsel, Cantor Colburn LLP
nancy.kennedy@gmail.comTrademark Law, Legal and Cultural Issues in Cyberspace
Daniel KlauJudge, Connecticut Superior Court
First Amendment
Charles KlippelVice President and Deputy General Counsel, Aetna
charles.klippel@uconn.eduComparative Regulation of Health Insurance Markets
Robert LangerSenior Counsel, Wiggin and Dana LLP
rlanger@wiggin.comFederal and State Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice Laws
Brendon LevesquePartner, Horton, Dowd, Bartschi & Levesque PC
brendon@hdblfirm.comAppellate Advocacy
Erik LohrAssistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut Office of the Attorney General
erik.lohr@uconn.eduStreet Law in the High Schools
Kathleen LombardiTrademark Supervising Attorney and Co-Director of the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, UConn Law
kathleen.lombardi@uconn.eduClinic: Intellectual Property
Robert MarconiAssistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut
robert.l.marconi@uconn.eduConnecticut Administrative Law
Thomas MarrionPartner, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
thomas.marrion@uconn.eduBankruptcy
Amber Martin StoneAssociate Attorney, Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
amber.martin@uconn.eduEnergy Law and the Courts
Kirt MaylandPresident, Reservoir Road Holdings
kirt.mayland@uconn.eduRenewable Energy Law
Barbara McGrathExecutive Director, Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative, Inc.
barbara.mcgrath@uconn.eduTransactional Clinic
Marcos MendozaAssistant Director, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Texas Assoc. of School Boards, Inc.
marcos.mendoza@uconn.eduProfessional Liability Insurance
Mary MillerStockholder, Reid and Riege, P.C.
mary.m.miller@uconn.eduClinic: Intellectual Property
Steven MirminaSenior Attorney, International Law Division, Office of the General Counsel, NASA
Space Law
Umar MoghulPartner, Roberts Moghul & Partners
umar.moghul@uconn.eduIslamic Finance Investment Law
Thomas MooneyPartner, Shipman & Goodwin LLP
tmooney@goodwin.comLaw and Public Education
Paul NarducciSupervisory Assistant State's Attorney, Office of the State's Attorney - NLJD
paul.narducci@uconn.eduField Placement: State's Attorney's - Seminar
Cornelius O'LearyFormer Connecticut Senate Majority Leader
olearyc@ccsu.eduLegislative Process; Constitutional Law
Vincent PaceAssociate General Counsel, Eversource Energy
Energy Regulation and Policy
Adele PattersonSenior Assistant Public Defender, Connecticut Public Defender, Appellate Office
Clinic: Criminal Appellate Advocacy
Humbert (Bert) Polito, Jr.Principal, Polito & Associates, LLC
info@politolaw.comTrial Advocacy
Leah ReimerPartner and Co-Chair, Chemical, Material and Life Science Department, Cantor Colburn LLP
lreimer@cantorcolburn.comPatent Law, Advanced Practice and Procedure
Roger ReynoldsAdjunct Faculty
rreynolds@ctenvironment.orgClinic: Environmental Law
Barbara ReznerVice President and Chief Compliance Officer, IFG Companies, Retired
barezner@ifgcompanies.comInsurance Regulation
J. RooneyPartner, Carmody, Torrance, Sandak & Hennessey, LLP
crooney@carmodylaw.comNatural Resources Law
Stuart RosenJudge, Connecticut Superior Court
stuart.rosen@uconn.eduInsurance Litigation
Patrick SalveRetired Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Director of Property and Casualty Legal Operations, The Hartford
patrick.salve@uconn.eduInsurance Regulation
Carl SchiesslSenior Director, Regulatory Advocacy, Connecticut Hospital Association
Shiz93@sbcglobal.netLegislative Process
Angelo SevarinoOf Counsel, Morrissey, Morrissey & Mooney, LLC
wclawyer@aol.comWorkers' Compensation Law
Michael SheldonAppellate Court Judge (Ret.), State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
Law and Forensic Science
Sandra Sherlock-WhiteAttorney, Law Offices of Sandra Sherlock-White, LLC
sandra.sherlockwhite@snet.netElder Law
David SherwoodAttorney, Moriarty, Paetzold & Sherwood
david.sherwood@uconn.eduProperty Valuation and Taxation
Jay SicklickDeputy Director, Center for Children's Advocacy
jsicklick@cca-ct.orgLegal Profession
Douglas SimpsonArbitrator, American Dispute Resolution Council
douglas.simpson@uconn.eduAlternative Risk Management
David SmithAssistant General Counsel, The Hartford
david.smith@uconn.eduInformation Governance
Joshua SteinPresident (Ret.), U.S. Healthcare Operations, IronHealth
joshua.o.stein@uconn.eduHealthcare Liability Insurance
Daniel SteinbockDean and Professor Emeritus, University of Toledo College of Law
daniel.steinbock@uconn.eduEvidence
Martha StoneDirector, Center for Children's Advocacy
martha.stone@uconn.eduChild Advocacy
Tahlia TownsendLitigation Partner and Co-Chair of the International Trade Compliance group, Wiggin and Dana
tahlia.townsend@uconn.eduInternational Trade Compliance
Walter WelshFormer Executive Vice President, American Council of Life Insurers
walter.welsh@uconn.eduLife Insurance
Robert WernerCEO and Founder, Green River Hollow Consulting
Case Studies in Compliance Systems
Wesley Whitmyer Jr.Managing Member, Whitmyer IP Group LLC
wesley.whitmyer@uconn.eduPatent Litigation
David WilfertManaging Director, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
david.wilfert@uconn.eduEstate Planning: Gift and Estate Taxation
Robert YassVice President and Associate General Counsel, The Hartford, retired
robert.yass@uconn.eduInsurance and Discrimination
Peter ZarellaJustice (Ret.), Connecticut Supreme Court
peter.zarella@uconn.eduStatutory Interpretation and the Judicial Process