The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
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.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP has hired Lara Greenberg '16 as an associate in the firm's Hartford office, where she will practice in the area of business and finance. In addition to her JD, Greenberg holds an MBA from the UConn School of Business. Greenberg previously served as a judicial law clerk for retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Flemming L. Norcott Jr., who is now serving as a judge trial referee for the Connecticut Appellate Court.
Day Pitney LLP has hired 11 new associates this fall, including four UConn Law alumni: Zachary Alexander ’16, Alexis Beyerlein ’16, Brian Glenn ’17 and Michael Schoeneberger ’14. Alexander, who served as a judicial law clerk to justices Peter T. Zarella and Gregory T. D'Auria of the Connecticut Supreme Court, will practice in the areas of trusts and estates and individual clients in the firm’s West Hartford, Connecticut, office. Beyerlein, who served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Bethany J. Alvord of the Connecticut Appellate Court, and Glenn, who holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil from Oxford University and an MA from Brown University, will practice in the area of complex commercial litigation in the firm’s Hartford, Connecticut, office. Schoeneberger, who served as a judicial law clerk to Justice Andrew J. McDonald of the Connecticut Supreme Court and as a court attorney with the New York Court of Appeals, will practice in the areas of government enforcement and white collar criminal defense in the Stamford, Connecticut, office.
Christie Jean '14 has been elected to The Artists Collective Board of Directors. The Artists Collective is an arts and cultural organization serving Greater Hartford that trains more than 1,200 students a year in dance, music, drama, and visual and martial arts. Jean is a lawyer in Robinson+Cole's Public Finance Group, where she represents state, municipal, and Indian tribal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds.
Dan Brody '15, a member of the Business Litigation Group at Robinson+Cole in Hartford, has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Children’s Law Center. Brody's practice is focused on complex business litigation matters, government and internal investigations, and corporate compliance. The center works to protect poor children in family court cases and to advocates for the well-being of children involved in family transitions.