The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Adam P. Daniels '10 has been named a shareholder at Polsinelli. The firm announced the election of 31 attorneys to shareholder on Nov. 1, 2019. Daniels is a member of the firm's Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Patent Prosecution Practice Group in Los Angeles.
Rebecca M. Murphy '10 has been promoted to partner at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC. She works in the firm's Johnston, Rhode Island, office. Her practice focuses on trust and estate planning and administration.
Aaron D. Rosenberg '12 has joined Sheehan Phinney in the firm’s Business Litigation Department. Rosenberg handles complex business and commercial disputes, and works with clients to ensure that their organizations’ intellectual property is protected. He works in the firm's Boston office.
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.
Matthew Gowell '11, a project manager at Antea Group, died on August 9, 2019. Read his obituary.
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.
Michael Chase '11 has published a book titled "How to Become a Federal Criminal." The book lists and discusses bizarre and outdated federal laws, most of them rarely or never enforced. The New York Times called it "an excellent book for people who like to start sentences with 'Did you know that …'” Chase is an associate at Shipman & Goodwin LLP in Hartford and owner of the @CrimeADay Twitter account.
The Glastonbury Education Foundation announced it has selected Agnes R. Larson '12 to its Board of Directors. Larson is currently an associate at the Connecticut-based law firm Reid and Riege, P.C., where she represents clients in complex litigation, including insurance and employment disputes.
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.
Five UConn Law alumni were recognized for their legal work by the Connecticut Law Tribune on March 7, 2019. Kenneth J. Krayeske '10 was recognized in the "Game Changer" category; Chad A. McDaniel '01 in the "GC Impact" category; Antonio Robaina '79 as an "Officiator"; Juri E. Taalman '99 in the "Unsung Hero" category; and Sarah Stark Oldham '88 as a mentor.