The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Lucy Arecco ’98 has been appointed the Greenwich High School Bella House administrator and Social Studies Program Administrator. After graduating from UConn School of Law, Arecco practiced in the private sector as an associate attorney for five years before beginning to teach Social Studies at Greenwich High School in 2004.
Marcia M. Escobedo ’06 has been named Of Counsel in Cohen and Wolf’s Bridgeport office in the Employment & Labor, Family Law and Litigation groups. Escobedo specializes in family law litigation, divorce mediation, private and public employers and employment litigation.
Meghana Shah ’04 has been selected to participate in the 2017 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which is designed to connect high-potential attorneys with leaders in the legal field. Shah, a partner at Eversheds Sutherland, specializes in domestic and international litigation and investigations in such areas as energy and environment, insurance and finance, toxic torts, and food and beverage.
Nancy J. Shestack ’81, an immigration lawyer who lived in Washington D.C., died Sept. 20, 2016. Read her obituary.
John Adams '59, who served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut and worked in private practice, died March 8, 2017. Read his obituary.
LaTanya Langley '00 has been appointed to the Norwalk Hospital Board of Directors. Langley serves as vice president and general counsel for Group Stationery, in the Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and Africa divisions at BIC International Corporation. She is also a commissioner for the City of Norwalk Redevelopment Agency and a member of the Norwalk Mayor's Business Advisory Council.
Murray J. Kessler '74, who practiced law in New Milford for 40 years, died Feb. 24, 2017. Read his obituary.
Robert Klomp '73, who was a longtime practicing attorney and resident of Chester, Connecticut, died Feb. 9, 2017. Read his obituary.
John D'Amico '76, a lawyer with a specialty in commercial real estate, died Feb. 18, 2017. Read his obituary.
Javier Flores '06 has been selected to receive one of the HBNA Top Lawyers Under 40 awards from the Hispanic National Bar Association. Flores is a partner in Manion Gaynor & Manning’s Boston office, and also serves in the firm's Complex Litigation Group. Flores has defended a wide variety of civil cases, including product liability, food-borne illness, class action and premises liability claims. Flores is also a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity for the 2017-18 year.