Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Bradley L. Croft ’95 one of its 2022 Lawyers of the Year. The newspaper cited two landmark cases Croft and his team had recently won, including the first successful enforcement action under the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act and a shareholder dispute before the Supreme Judicial Court. Croft is a shareholder at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner in Boston, where he serves as president of the firm, chair of the Executive Committee and chair of the Litigation Department.
Seven graduates of the UConn School of Law were nominated to the Connecticut Supreme Court by Gov. Ned Lamont on April 13, 2022. They are Scott R. Chadwick ’87, a probate judge and litigator; Assistant Connecticut Attorney General Thamar Esperance-Smith ’11; Assistant Connecticut Attorney General Josephine S. Graff ’01; New Britain State’s Attorney Brian W. Preleski ’91; Charles M. Stango ’95, the supervisory assistant state’s attorney in Milford; Greater Hartford Legal Aid attorney Cecil J. Thomas ’06; and David L. Zagaja ’93, supervisory assistant state’s attorney.
Managing IP has named its IP Stars for 2021, which aims to highlight firms and individuals for contentious and non-contentious IP advice. Michael Cantor ’83 and Leah Reimer ’95 of Cantor Colburn LLP were amongst the lawyers recognized this year. Cantor is highly specialized in patent law, and oversees hundreds of lawyers who help companies across the world with their IP assets. Reimer helps lead the firm’s Chemical, Material, and Life Sciences Department, with a focus on legal and technical issues.