The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) has announced the appointment of Fallon DePina Banks '08 to their annual 40 under 40 list. Banks currently serves as the Deputy General Counsel at UnitedHealth Group, the largest health insurer in the world. Banks specializes in privacy and cybersecurity, and also serves as the Chair for UnitedHealth Group’s Culture, Inclusion, and Diversity Council.
The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) has announced the appointment of Ali Hayter '11 to their annual 40 under 40 list. Hayter is a partner at Cantor Colburn, where she focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patents, while helping domestic and foreign clients figure out their options related to specific technologies. Hayter is licensed to practice law in Connecticut.
The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) has announced the appointment of Emilee Mooney Scott '10 to their annual 40 under 40 list. Scott is a partner at Robinson+Cole, where she ensures that clients comply with environmental laws. Scott specializes in the management of toxic substances. Scott is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
PowerSecure has announced the appointment of Dat Tran '94 as their new president. Tran began his new role on Monday, and will lead the company's executive team, while reporting directly to their CEO. Tran has more than 20 years of legal and business experience in the energy, utilities and transportation sectors, with his specialization being in corporate transactions, commodities trading and marketing, and project development.
Patrick R. Linsey '10 has joined Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. as an associate in the firm's bankruptcy and litigation team. Linsey has extensive experience in bankruptcy matters, workouts, commercial disputes, and distressed asset transactions, and will assist the firm's clients in navigating complex issues. He is licensed to practice law in both Connecticut and New York.
Ryan Hoyler '19 has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the firm’s real estate group. Hoyler will work out of the firm's Hartford office, where he will focus on land use, zoning, and other environmental matters. Hoyler previously worked at Remy Moose Manley, in Sacramento, California, where he specialized in helping clients find solutions for their business matters. He is licensed to practice law in California, and awaits his certification in Connecticut.
Yuliya Shamailova '18 has joined Gibbons P.C. as an associate in the firm's Corporate Group. Shamailova will work out of the firm's Newark office, where she will focus on contracts and compliance with regards to employment contracts, intellectual property licenses, commercial ventures, non-disclosures, and cease and desists. Prior to joining Gibbons, Shamailova worked at Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham LLP in New York, where she helped review and negotiate contracts for the firm's clients. Shamailova is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York.
Gregg T. Burton '02 was recognized as one of the Distinguished Leaders at the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Connecticut Legal Awards this year. Burton practices law at Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey, where he specializes in commercial and business real estate transactions.
Managing IP has named its IP Stars for 2021, which aims to highlight firms and individuals for contentious and non-contentious IP advice. Michael Cantor '83 and Leah Reimer '95 of Cantor Colburn LLP were amongst the lawyers recognized this year. Cantor is highly specialized in patent law, and oversees hundreds of lawyers who help companies across the world with their IP assets. Reimer helps lead the firm's Chemical, Material, and Life Sciences Department, with a focus on legal and technical issues.
Peter W. Plumley '64, a well-renowned actuarial professional, died May 31, 2021. Read his obituary.