Louanne Cooley ’20 will speak on December 6, 2022, at a virtual roundtable discussion entitled The Climate Change Crisis in CT: The Impact on Low-Income Communities and What Can Be Done, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Foundation. Cooley, a legal policy fellow for the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, is pursuing an LLM in Energy and Environmental Law at the UConn School of Law.
Three UConn Law Graduates Join Carmody
Three graduates of the UConn School of Law joined Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP. Jeffrey M. Beck ’22 will practice in multiple areas including employment, healthcare, and education, working out of the Waterbury office. Meghan F. Buckley ’22 joins the litigation practice, working out of New Haven. Daniel C. Chapple ’20 joins the real estate practice, working out of Stamford.
Jessica Espinoza ’20 Joins FLB Law as an Associate
Chloe L. Scherpa ’20 joins Boyle | Shaughnessy Law
Chloe L. Scherpa ’20 has joined the Hartford office of Boyle Shaughnessy Law as an associate at the firm. She previously clerked for a civil litigation firm and was executive editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal during her time at the UConn School of Law.
Emily Coombs Waddell ’20 joins Verrill Law
Emily Coombs Waddell ’20 has joined the law firm Verrill as an associate in the firm’s Employment & Labor Group, where she will work to rectify employer and employee issues in the workplace. Before the start of her legal career, she worked in labor relations for an aerospace company.
Alundai J. Benjamin ’20 Joins Wiggin and Dana
Alundai J. Benjamin ’20 has joined Wiggin and Dana LLP as an associate. Benjamin, who will work in the New Haven office, previously served as a summer associate with Wiggin and Dana.
Ethan Ung LLM ’20 Admitted as Partner
Ethan Ung LLM ’20 has been admitted as a partner at Halloran Sage. Ung is a patent attorney and former scientist who joined Halloran Sage in 2016 as an associate. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. He represents insurers and corporate clients, helping them manage risks, mitigate damages and resolve a range of complex disputes.
Samuel C. Maduabueke ’20 Joins Robinson & Cole
Samuel C. Maduabueke ’20 has been joined the Connecticut-based firm Robinson & Cole as a law clerk in the firm’s Business Transactions Group. Maduabueke will work with clients on a variety of corporate and transactional matters. Maduabueke previously worked at the firm as a summer intern.
Jessica Zaccagnino ’20 Publishes Case Study
Jessica Zaccagnino ’20, now studying for an LLM in Human Rights and Social Justice, published “Authoritarianism in the Time of COVID-19: A Hungarian Case Study” for her Carnegie Council internship. Zaccagnino has focused her studies in part on illiberal democracy and authoritarianism, which is reflected in her research report.