The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
The Connecticut Law Tribune recognized Aigne Goldsby '16, Nisha Kapur '14, Aaron Levy '06, and Stephen Napier '09 as 2018 New Leaders in the Law at an awards dinner on May 24, 2018, in Hartford. The annual award recognizes Connecticut lawyers under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence in the courtroom and in client services.
Kelly Frye Barnett '14 was honored at the 2018 "100 Women of Color" gala, presented by Eleven28 Entertainment. The gala was held on March 16, 2018, at the Bushnell Theatre in Hartford. The gala honors contributions by women of color to business, education, entrepreneurship and public service in Connecticut. Barnett works as an associate in the Business Litigation Group in the Hartford office of Robinson & Cole LLP.
Christie D. Jean '14 has been elected to the Executive Board of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association. The association is a volunteer statewide organization of attorneys, judges, and law students working to increase the role and number of black lawyers in Connecticut. Jean works at Robinson & Cole LLP, where she is a member of the firm's Public Finance Group.
Allen Even '15 has been made an associate in the Construction and Public Contracts division of Hinckley Allen. Allen has defended a number of construction clients with cases ranging from personal injury to wrongful death actions and OSHA compliance. Before joining Hinckley Allen, he was an associate at Boyle Shaughnessy Law, P.C.
Kailee Wilson '17 has been promoted to associate attorney at Robinson Donovan, P.C, after serving as a law clerk at the firm since 2016. Previously, Wilson interned at the UConn School of Law Tax Clinic. Wilson specializes in business and corporate counseling, commercial real estate and estate planning.
Olivia Tawa '17 has been hired as an associate at Seiger Gfeller Laurie in West Hartford, Connecticut. Tawa practice civil and commercial litigation, specifically with businesses and associations facing personal injury claims. Prior to joining the law firm, Tawa served as an executive editor of the Connecticut Law Review.
Andrew Lacaria '16 of Watertown, Connecticut is engaged to Megan Mancosh of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Lacaria is an investment banking analyst at Moelis & Company and Mancosh is a senior associate at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. The couple resides in New York City.
Halloran & Sage LLP has hired three members of the UConn Law Class of 2017 as associates. Liam Bohonnon, Jake DelGreco and Shaun Loughlin have joined the firm's insurance defense and litigation practice groups. DelGreco, who brings experience at a general litigation firm assisting with personal injury litigation, will work at the Hartford office. Bohonnon, previously an analyst for a major global bank, and Loughlin, previously a legal intern to Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello of the U.S. District Court of Connecticut, will work at the New Haven office.
Graham Moller '16 joined Cramer & Anderson in October 2017 as an associate with a focus on Workers’ Compensation and Civil Litigation. He works primarily in the firm's New Milford, Connecticut, office.