Howard B. Brown Jr. ’73 Retires

Howard B. Brown Jr. ’73, former commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Banking, recently announced his formal retirement from the practice of law. After graduating from law school, Brown worked at The Hartford Insurance Group, where he was the first attorney of color to be hired by the company and where he reached the position of associate counsel. He then served as deputy banking commissioner before becoming commissioner in 1985. He was elected chair of the Federal Bank Legislation Committee by the national organization of bank regulators and was honored at the White House. He subsequently worked as a vice president of Kidder Peabody, co-founded the investment banking firm Community Reinvestment Associates, and served as senior counsel with Bush & Miller in Atlanta. He also taught as an adjunct professor of Business Law at Morehouse College, his alma mater.

Robert Langer ’73 Receives ABA Antitrust Law Section’s Outstanding Performance Award

Robert Langer ’73 had received the ABA Antitrust Law Section’s Outstanding Performance Award for his work over the past 27 years Langer is recognized as one of the country’s foremost authorities on antitrust, consumer protection, and trade regulation law. He serves as Senior Counsel at law firm Wiggin and Dana’s Litigation Department as well as Co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Group. Langer is an adjunct professor as the University of Connecticut School of Law, teaching courses on antitrust, unfair and deceptive trade practices and constitutional law.