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.
Tiffany Montouth ’19 Joins Cuddy & Feder
Tiffany Montouth ’19 has joined Cuddy & Feder LLP as an associate in the Real Estate, Corporate and Finance practice group. She previously worked with another New York firm, specializing in commercial real estate transactions.
Larry Grijalva ’19 Joins Hinckley Allen
Larry E. Grijalva ’19 has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the company’s Construction and Public Contracts group, working from the Hartford office. He was previously assistant corporation counsel for the New York City Law Department, Tort Division.
Ryan Hoyler ’19 Joins Hinckley Allen
Ryan Hoyler ’19 has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the firm’s real estate group. He will work at the firm’s Hartford office.
Ryan Hoyler ’19 joins Hinckley Allen
Dylan Shaw ’19 Joins Halloran Sage
Dylan Shaw ’19 has joined Halloran Sage’s Litigation Practice Group. Shaw will be handling personal injury litigation cases as well as automobile and premises liability matters.
Daniel Park ’19 Joins Conway Stoughton
Daniel Park ’19 has joined Conway Stoughton as an Associate Attorney. Park’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation and he is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Kevin O’Leary ’19 Appointed to Council
Kevin O’Leary ’19 has been appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Prospect Town Council. On February 2, 2021 the Council unanimously appointed O’Leary to fill the seat vacated by former council member Paul Murray, a Democrat whose resignation was effective Feb. 1. O’Leary was nominated for the seat by the Prospect Democratic Town Committee, will serve the rest of Murray’s term to November.
Trevor J. Larrubia ’19 Joins Whitman Breed
Trevor J. Larrubia ’19 has joined Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLC as an Associate. Larrubia joined the Firm’s Litigation Department, where he will represent clients in a broad range of complex commercial and business litigation matters as well as general civil litigation matters.