Finn Dixon & Herling announced the appointment of Robert Barbieri ’08 as a partner at the firm. Barbieri has practiced corporate law in numerous contexts, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and securities.
Three UConn Law Alumni Named to 40 Under 40 List
Three UConn Law alumni have been named to the Hartford Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40 list. They are Will Herchel ’12, co-founder of Verogy; Dana M. Hrelic ’08, counsel at Pullman & Comley LLC; and Latonia Williams ’09, a partner at Shipman & Goodwin LLP.
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.
Stager Clay Smith ’08 Earns Health Law LLM
Stager Clay Smith, LLM ’08 received an LLM in Heath Law from the University of Houston Law Center in 2020. In April, 2021, he joined Tokio Marine HCC as senior counsel.
Brian E. Tims ’08 Joins Start Up FLB Law
Brian E. Tims ’08 recently joined start up FLB Law of Westport, CT. FLB Law is invested in providing thoughtful, practical, and innovative solutions for their client’s legal challenges. Tims will be representing clients in the areas of civil and criminal law, as well as in general liability matters.
Cantor Colburn Promotes UConn Law Alumni
Alicia Hayter ’11, Karen A. LeCuyer ’08, and Roberta L. Pelletier ’02 have been promotedto Partner at Cantor Colburn LLC, and Alison Caless ’17 has been promoted to Counsel. The firm believes that these professionals will “make even greater contributions to the firm’s success and steady, profitable growth in their new roles.”
Elvis Candelario ’08 Named Equal Justice Works Elder Justice Program Fellow
Elvis Candelario ’08 has been named a 2020 Equal Justice Works Elder Justice Program Fellow by Equal Justice Works. As such, Candelario will spend the year working for the New York Legal Assistance Group.