The law firm Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP. announced the promotion of Silvia Schaffer ’12 to senior counsel, effective June 1, 2021. Schaffer, who works out of the firm’s Orange County, California, office, was previousy an associate focusing on complex catastrophic injury, product liability, transportation, and medical malpractice.
Erick Russell ’12 Recognized in Connecticut’s 40 Under 40
Erick Russell ’12 has been recognized in Connecticut’s 40 under 40. Russell is involved in governmental affairs, both as an attorney specializing in government finance and as vice chair of the Connecticut Democratic Party. He is also a Partner at the law firm of Pullman & Comley and he represents state and municipal governments in the issuance of bonds and other debt obligations.
Alfredo G. Fernandez ’12 Promoted to Partner
Alfredo G. Fernandez ’12 has been promoted to Partner at Shipman & Goodwin. Fernández is a member of the firm’s national Environmental Practice and advises regional and national manufacturing, technology, education, and real estate organizations with a focus on environmental and international trade matters.
Wyatt R. Jansen ’12 Named Partner
Wyatt R. Jansen ’12 has been named Partner at Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLC. Jansen frequently handles cases involving foreign law and first-impression legal issues and has trial experience in some of the largest corporate and trust disputes in Connecticut.
Radha Mohan ’12 Promoted to Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel
Radha Mohan ’12 has been promoted to Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. Mohan is a member of the firm’s Government Relations Department. She designs legislative and regulatory strategies in areas related to tax, worker training and education, and labor issues for a diverse set of clients that includes public and private corporations, trade associations, coalitions, health insurers and nonprofits.
Alexander Judd ’12 Elected Partner
Alexander Judd ’12 was elected Partner at Day Pitney LLP. Judd counsels energy clients on regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters and assists energy clients with the development and financing of renewable power and fossil fuel facilities.