The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Stephen B. Goddard ’71, who ran a solo practice in Hartford and served on the board of the Hartford Public Library for more than 30 years, died on November 4, 2019. Read his obituary.
Lee Gold '97 was elected on Nov. 5, 2019, to his first term on the West Hartford Town Council. Gold, a lawyer with Butler, Norris & Gold in Hartford, is active in several community and civic organizations.
Francesco C. Mioli '17 has joined Day Pitney LLP as an associate in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use Department, working in the Stamford office. Mioli counsels clients on commercial real estate transactions, including office, retail and industrial leasing, and real estate finance and development.
Brynn Rail '04 has been named partner at Ropes and Gray, working in the firm's New York office. Rail is a member of the asset management group, representing broker-dealers on various regulatory and securities law issues.
Jeffery J. White '03 was named a New England Trailblazer by the Connecticut Law Tribune and Law.com in a special supplement that compiles a list of legal professionals in New England who have affected change in the legal industry. White was named for his work in manufacturing law, which includes the Manufacturing Law Blog as well as efforts that helped Robinson and Cole receive the President's "E" Award for Export Service.
Adam P. Daniels '10 has been named a shareholder at Polsinelli. The firm announced the election of 31 attorneys to shareholder on Nov. 1, 2019. Daniels is a member of the firm's Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Patent Prosecution Practice Group in Los Angeles.
Jason Weida '05 and Kyley Weida of Hingham, Massachusetts, happily announce the birth of their fourth child and third daughter, Hollis Grey, on Nov. 1, 2019. Hollis joins siblings Bowen, Alden and Sailor.
Justice Robert I. Berdon '57, who served as a justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, died on Oct. 31, 2019. Read his obituary.
Felicia Hunt has joined Hassett and George. Hunt is a divorce and family lawyer with trial experience, including international child custody and kidnapping cases.
Josef Volman '91 has been named a "sports trailblazer" by The National Law Journal for his work in sports law. Volman has represented Sportvision, creator of the yellow 1st and Ten line for football, and led the purchase and sale of six minor league baseball teams. He has also crafted deals for three minor league hockey teams and helped bring the first United Soccer League team to Hartford.