The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Margaret Moscati '16 has been named a deputy assistant state's attorney in Conneccticut. She was previously a legal research clerk for the state’s Judicial Branch and a special deputy assistant state’s attorney. She began her new post in the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District on August 2, 2019.
Matthew Gowell '11, a project manager at Antea Group, died on August 9, 2019. Read his obituary.
Edward Loughlin '62, who spent most of his career in private practice in Wallingford, Connecticut, died on August 8, 2019. Read his obituary.
Nico Piscopo ’17 has joined Halloran Sage at the firm’s Hartford office. Piscopo asserts and defends his clients’ rights in his litigation and insurance practice. Before joining Halloran Sage, he practiced general liability and insurance litigation, as well as criminal defense. He is a member of the Oliver Ellsworth Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
Javier Flores '06 has joined Dinsmore as a partner as the firm expands operations to Boston. His areas of focus include commercial litigation, product liability, class action, and general liability, as well as risk management issues.
Thomas G. West '69, who was appointed to the Connecticut Appellate Court in 2002, died July 26, 2019. Read his obituary.
Beverly K. Streit-Kefalas '90 has been appointed probate court administrator in Connecticut, effective Sept. 3, 2019. She will lead the Office of the Probate Court Administrator, which provides oversight and aminstrative support for the state's probate courts. Streit-Kefalas was elected probate judge for the town of Milford, Connecticut, in 1998 and was re-elected through the probate court's consolidation into the Milford-Orange Probate Court in 2010. She is a past president of the Connecticut Probate Assembly and is active in state and regional initiatives related to the probate courts.
Three UConn Law alumni are included in the Hartford Business Journal's 2019 class of 40 Under Forty young professionals. They are Benjamin C. Jensen '05, attorney at Robinson and Cole and leader of the firm's Financial Services Cyber-Compliance Team and the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology initiative; Collin J. Seguin '10, second vice president and regional director of the Subrogation Major Case Organization at Travelers; and Edward B. Spinella '08, partner at Murtha Cullina LLP.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has named four UConn Law alumnae to the Council on Women and Girls Steering Committee. They are Karen DeMeola '96, an associate dean at UConn School of Law and past president of the Connecticut Bar Association; Michelle Duprey '93, director of the Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities for the city of New Haven; Aigné Goldsby '16, an associate with Neubert, Pepe & Monteith P.C. and founder of Black Esquire; and Ndidi Moses '05, an assistant United States attorney and civil rights coordinator in the District of Connecticut.