Eight Alumni Nominated to Superior Court Bench

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has nominated eight UConn Law alumni to serve as judges of the Superior Court. They are Nicole Anker ’98, the legal director for the Connecticut Department of Correction; Kristin A. Connors ’92, a named partner at Stockman O’Connor Connors PLLC; Cody N. Guarnieri ’12, a senior partner and trial attorney at the law firm of Brown, Paindiris and Scott, LLP; Christine Jean-Louis ’08, the general counsel for the Office of Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz; Sara Nadim ’10, an assistant attorney general in the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office; Pedro E. Segarra ’85, an administrative law judge at the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission; Nicole J. Tung ’94, a partner at Halloran Sage; and Matthew T. Wax-Krell ’05, a partner at Rogin Nassau LLC. 

Fallon DePina Banks ’08 Named to Hartford Business Journal’s 2021 “40 Under Forty” Class

The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) has announced the appointment of Fallon DePina Banks ’08 to their annual 40 under 40 list. Banks currently serves as the Deputy General Counsel at UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the world. Banks specializes in privacy and cybersecurity, and also serves as the Chair for UnitedHealth Group’s Culture, Inclusion, and Diversity Council.