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.
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.
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.
The Connecticut law firm Kahan Kerensky Capossela LLP has hired Joseph P. Mortelliti '17 as an associate. He will practice in the firm's Real Estate, Litigation, and Land Use Departments.
The law firm Goldberg Segalla has hired Ryan V. Powell '18 as an associate in its Hartford office. Powell, who first worked at the firm as a clerk in 2018, will join the firm's workers' compensation practice group.
The law firm Hancock Estabrook LLP announced the hiring of Courtney L. DeLia '17 as an associate in the firm's trust and estates practice. DeLia will also be involved in the firm's elder law and special needs practice areas.
Edward Elgar Publishing has released a book by Qihao He, the first SJD graduate of UConn School of Law, "Climate Change and Catastrophe Management in a Changing China: Government, Insurance and Alternatives." The book, published as part of the Elgar Studies in Climate Law series, explores how private insurance could protect China from climate change, which was the topic of He's SJD thesis. Now an associate professor at the College of Comparative Law at China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, He also earned an LLM in insurance law from UConn School of Law.
The New Haven-based firm Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. announced it has hired Aigne S. Goldsby '16 as an associate. Goldsby specializes in medical malpractice defense and commercial litigation.
Nine UConn Law alumni were honored as New Leaders in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune on March 7, 2019. The alumni are: Cindy Cieslak '12; Daniel D. Kagan '14; Daniel Lage '15; Hailey Rice '12; Benjamin C. Jensen '15; Dorothy Lila Foster '04; DeVaughn L. Ward '11; Latonia C. Williams '09; Tara A. Sheldon '13; Laura Ann Keller '15.