Francesco C. Mioli ’17 Appointed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Francesco C. Mioli ’17 has been appointed to the Diversty, Equity & Inclusion Committee at the law firm Robinson & Cole. This committee strives to foster a welcoming working environment for employees who come from diverse backgrounds. Mioli is an associate at the firm, and serves on their Real Estate & Development Group. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York.

Kaitlin Kontyko ’17 Joins Los Angeles Firm

Kaitlin Kontyko ’17 has joined Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP as an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Kontyko represents insurance companies in disputes arising under general and professional liability insurance policies. She also counsels insurers on coverage matters, including those involving first-party property claims and policies.

Buckingham ’18 and Sporting ’17 Join New Practice Area

Amanda Buckingham ’18 and Matthias Sporting ’17, associates at Halloran Sage join the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice area, based out of the firm’s Hartford and Westport offices, respectively. Buckingham handles tort claims and matters ranging from motor vehicle and uninsured/underinsured motorist to professional and products liability. Sportini handles matters including insurance defense, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, and construction.

Gfeller Laurie LLP Welcomes Three UConn Law Alumnae

Elizabeth O. Hoff ’15, Stacey Samuel ’17, and Melicent B. Thompson ’96 have been welcomed to Gfeller Laurie LLP. The three UConn Law alumnae have joined the insurance coverage team and will be key additions because of their knowledge and experience in handling first party coverage claims in the natural disaster context, directly relevant to the wave of COVID-19 first party coverage litigation currently before the nations’ courts.