Mary Ann Connors ’87 and Joe Krevolin ’16 have established a new law firm, Adelman Connors & Krevolin, also known as ACK Injury Law, with Robert Adelman and Josh Goldstein, as well as paralegal Diane Stein. Their firm is located in Middletown, Connecticut, and will focus on personal injury law.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP has promoted Aaron Baral ’16 to counsel status. Baral is a member of the Business and Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Hartford office, where he represents a variety of companies and venture capital funds on corporate and transactional matters.
Erin Nicholls ’16 has been named a partner at Wiggin and Dana LLP, starting January 1, 2023. Nicholls practices in the firm’s Private Client Services Department, where she advises clients on issues related to taxation, business succession planning, wealth preservation, and charitable giving.
Tom H. Wilkeson ’16, an associate with Verrill Dana LLP in Westport, has been elected secretary of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Wilkeson is a member of Verrill’s Business Law Group.
Aigné Goldsby ’16 will return to the UConn School of Law as a career counselor after working for several years working at several litigation firms and insurance companies. She will help advise LLM, exchange and international JD students. Goldsby is active in the Connecticut Bar Association and runs a business that is focused on increasing diversity in the legal profession.
Breana Vessichio ’16 was named an associate in Business Services at Reid and Riege, P.C. In this new position, Vessichio advises clients in the area of business services, commercial real estate, and nonprofit organizations. She works with client on all aspects of their business planning as well as working with companies on contractual matter and real estate transactions. Previously, Vessichio was an associate at Halloran Sage.
The law firm Murtha Cullina, LLP. announced it has hired Raquel Herrera-Soto ’16 as an associate in the firm’s Energy, Environmental and Utilities Practice Group. Herrara-Soto, who previously worked for the State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for almost 10 years, will join the firm’s New Haven office.
Bianca Slota Scherr ’16 has been recognized in the LGBT Bar’s list of Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40. The list recognizes legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. Scherr is a former assistant district attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
The New York University inaugural Female Founders Fellowship class included Thanisha Pariage ’16. The 12 recipients of the fellowship will be provided funding, female-led network support and other resources. Pariage’s company, KinNect Careers, will receive the resources. In addition to founding KinNect Careers, Pariage is the recruiting and hiring manager at Bronx Defenders.
Arielle Sharma ’16 has been featured in the Boston Business Journal in connection with her new position at Lawyers for Civil Rights.