The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Day Pitney LLP announced the promotion of three UConn Law alumni to partner on January 2, 2019. The new partners are: Sebastian Lombardi '11, who works in the Energy and Utilities practice group in the firm's Hartford office; Robert Rahilly '05, who works in commercial real estate transactions and financing in the Stamford, Connecticut, office; and Jennifer Soldberg '05, who works in the Parsippany, New Jersey, office, in commercial real estate transactions.
Robinson & Cole LLP announced the promotion of two UConn Law graduates to partner on December 17, 2018. Ian T. Clarke-Fisher ‘10, a member of the firm's Business Litigation and Labor and Employment groups, focuses on commercial and employment litigation. He works in the firm's New York office. Benjamin C. Jensen ‘05, a member of the firm's Business Litigation and Intellectual Property and Technology groups and its Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Team, represents clients in litigation and regulatory compliance matters involving technology, data privacy and cybersecurity. He works in the firm's Hartford office.
Robinson & Cole LLP announced on December 5, 2018 the promotion of two UConn Law alumni to counsel as of January 1, 2019. Emilee Mooney Scott ’10 is a member of the firm's Environmental, Energy and Telecommunications group in its Hartford office. Taylor A. Shea '10 is a member of the firm's Business Transactions and Finance groups and its Manufacturing Industry Team. She also works in the Hartford office.
Ice Miller LLP, a general practice firm with locations in many major U.S. cities, announced that Daniel Drobnick '12 will join the firm's Columbus, Ohio, office. Drobnick, who previously worked at Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, another Ohio-based firm, will join Ice Miller's Business Group, where he will primarily serve corporate clients.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named Doug Dalena '12 his new general counsel, effective August 3, 2018. Dalena has served has deputy general counsel since 2015.
Radha Mohan '12 has joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the firm announced. Mohan will work in Washington for the firm's Government Relations Department. She previously worked for McGuireWoods.
Patent attorney Timothy S. Cieslak '12 has joined Murtha Cullina LLP as an associate in the firm's Hartford office. He is an experienced patent attorney with a background in mechanical engineering who works primarily preparing and prosecuting patent applications. He is a member of the bar in Connecticut and a patent agent registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Jason A. LaBerteaux '11 has joined the New York City Office of Scarinci Hollenbeck as counsel in the firm's Intellectual Property practice. He is an experienced patent attorney admitted to the bar in New York and Connecticut and for the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court of Connecticut and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
The Center for Children’s Advocacy recognized Robinson+Cole lawyer Jessica A.R. Hamilton '12 for her pro bono representation of immigrant children. She was honored at the organization’s Spring for Kids! Champion of Children Awards Gala in Hartford on May 8, 2018.
Kelly Scott '11 has been hired as an associate in the Family Law Practice of Pullman & Comley. Scott has experience in a number of Family Law areas including divorce, property division, alimony, child support, child custody and parenting access. Outside of the firm, Scott participates in the State of Connecticut’s Volunteer Attorney Program in Stamford.