Hartford Business Journal announced its 2021 Power 50, which aims to highlight private and public sector, nonprofit, higher education and healthcare leaders in Greater Hartford whose power and influence not only change the organizations they work for but the broader community. The following UConn Law Alumni were recognized: Matt Ritter ’07, Martin Looney ’85, Senator Christopher Murphy ’02, The Honorable Joseph D. Courtney ’78, The Honorable Kevin Kelly ’97, Jennifer Jackson ’93, Michael ’83 JD, and DeVaughn Ward ’11. Read their bios and see rankings here.
Caroline Park ’11 Promoted to Partner
Caroline Park ’11 has been promoted to Partner at Wiggin and Dana. She is a Partner for the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits Department and Education Practice Group.
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.”
Karen Restifo ’11 Named Vice Dean at Drexel University College of Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine has named Karen Restifo ’11 vice dean of Drexel University College of Medicine’s Tower Health campus, effective September 1, 2020. Before joining Drexel, Restifo served as associate dean of student affairs at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.