The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Francesco C. Mioli '17 has joined Day Pitney LLP as an associate in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use Department, working in the Stamford office. Mioli counsels clients on commercial real estate transactions, including office, retail and industrial leasing, and real estate finance and development.
Dan A. Brody '15 has been elected president of the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association for 2019-20. Brody was installed during the association's Annual Gala Dinner on Oct. 16, 2019, in New Haven. The association, an affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, supports Asian Pacific American attorneys and communities and those interested in Asian Pacific American legal issues throughout Connecticut. Brody previously served as vice president and is co-chair of the affiliate's Hartford Regional Committee.
Michael G. Iovanna '18 joined Neubert, Pepe and Monteith as an associate in the firm's New Haven office on Oct. 10, 2019. Iovanna is a civil litigation attorney whose practice focuses on construction litigation, commercial litigation, and professional malpractice and insurance defense.
Chelsea R. Sousa '18 has joined Murtha Cullina LLP as an associate in the firm's Litigation Department. Sousa represents clients in the areas of collections, foreclosures, evictions and commercial and landlord-tenant matters.
Kelly Wall '14 has joined Halloran Sage at the firm’s Hartford office. Wall practices insurance defense, and focuses primarily on personal injury, motor vehicle accidents and premises matters.
Five UConn Law alumni are among a group of 20 former LeClairRyan attorneys hired by Barclay Damon LLP: Charles Andres '84, Deke Bowerman '75, Nic Ferland '92, Jake Pylman '11, and Shaleem Yaqoob LLM '14, JD '16. They will work in the firm's New Haven office. LeClairRyan announced in August 2019 that it was dissolving.
Margaret Moscati '16 has been named a deputy assistant state's attorney in Connecticut. 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.