Gwaina Wauldon ’10 has joined Carlton Fields as senior counsel in the firm’s labor and employment and education practices in Hartford. Wauldon, an expert in Title IX and compliance with anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws, previously worked for the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System.
Ashley Brown ’09 has been promoted to Director at Goulston & Storrs. She is a real estate attorney in Boston, where she focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.
Burns & Levinson has announced the appointment of Brooke Penrose ’10 as a partner at the firm. Penrose is a member of the Intellectual Property & IP Litigation Group, and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.
Collin Seguin ’10 was recently promoted to assistant vice president, major case lead, at Travelers Insurance. In his new role, he has oversight and responsibility for the Subrogation Major Case organization. Seguin has previously served as a regional director in the organization, and was both staff counsel and coverage counsel at Travelers.
The Connecticut Bar Foundation has announced its James W. Cooper Fellows for 2023, including eight UConn Law graduates: Christine Perra Rapillo ’90, Carolyn Cavolo ’99, Natalie Braswell ’07, Sebastian M. Lombardi ’10, Yamuna Menon ’11, Cindy Cieslak ’12, Claire Howard ’13, and Alison Weir ’19. The fellows are chosen from Connecticut lawyers, judges, and teachers of law who have demonstrated extraordinary legal ability; devotion to the welfare of their community, state and nation; and devotion to the advancement of the legal profession.
Gwaina D. Wauldon ’10 has joined Pullman & Comley LLC as an associate. She will work in the firm’s education law and labor employment practices, out of the Hartford office.
Isaac Yilma ’10 has joined McGuireWoods in Atlanta as a partner in the firm’s public finance team. His practice focuses on public and infrastructure finance transactions.
Jennifer R. Sharrow ’10 has joined Bacon Wilson in Springfield, Massachusetts, as an associate in the firm’s Commercial Law Practice Group.
Nate Murphy ’10 has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas Energy Reliability Council. The council was established to ensure that the energy and electric industries in this state meet high priority human needs, address critical infrastructure concerns and enhance coordination and communication. Murphy is senior counsel for Valero and a corporate member representative for the Texas Oil & Gas Association, Texas Industrial Energy Consumers, Louisiana Energy Users Group, Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers, Texas Energy Coalition, and the Association of Oil Pipelines.
Emilee Mooney Scott ’10 was selected by the Hartford Business Journal for inclusion in its 2021 “40 Under Forty” class. Scott is a partner in Robinson+Cole’s Environmental, Energy and Telecommunications Group where she works with facility compliance and transactional matters. Scott helps clients understand, manage, and limit environmental risk associated with business and property transactions as well as comply with federal and state environmental laws. Recently, Scott was selected to participate with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Department Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).