The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Allied World U.S. has hired Jason Glasgow '02 to head its U.S. cyber platform as vice president of its E&O Division and privacy and network security practice lead. The company is a global provider of property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance. Glasgow previously worked at Travelers, where he was vice president and cyber risk product manager.
Andrew Kaufteil '04 has joined Cooper, a global user experience design and strategy consultancy, as its first director of engagement. The firm works with companies to create products and services, and Kaufteil identifies, manages and leads engagement campaigns across multiple channels to a wide set of audiences. He was previously the executive director of alumni relations at the University of California, San Francisco.
Erich Gaston LLM ’01, who practiced family law, civil litigation and appeals, died Jan. 17, 2016. Read his obituary.
David A. DeBassio has been appointed a partner at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP. DeBassio works in the firm's Hartford office, focusing on litigation and representing clients in state and federal courts and through alternative dispute resolution in a variety of civil and criminal matters. He has been at the firm since 2013, having previously practiced at Levy & Droney P.C.
Courtney P. Spencer ’00 will give a presentation on Nov. 16, 2016, at the NEAT Center in Hartford during a workshop sponsored by the Hartford Chapter of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. Her topic will be Your LD Child’s Rights: What Every Parent Needs to Know. Her firm, Courtney P. Spencer LLC, focuses on special education law.
Meghana D. Shah '04 has been elected partner at the New York office of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. Shah's practice focuses on class action defense and white collar defense. As a member of the litigation practice group, she also defends businesses in complex commercial litigation. She was previously a senior associate with a large New England firm.
Jill Lebow '00 has been appointed senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Fallon Health, a nonprofit health care services organization based in Worcester, Mass. Lebow is responsible for talent acquisition, talent management and total rewards. She joined Fallon in 2008 as a human resources business partner, serving as director of employee relations and staffing.
Lindsay A. Sheehy '02 will be honored at the 39th annual Greenwich YMCA BRAVA Awards in February. The awards recognize outstanding women who have excelled in their professional careers and who also volunteer their time and talent to help others. Sheehy is a partner in Dickstein Shapiro’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and serves on the board of directors of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center serving several Fairfield County communities.
John Flanders '00 has been appointed executive director of the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Inc., which advocates for children with disabilities and their families. Flanders has practiced as an attorney, representing families with children in special education, since 2002. He previously served as the children’s rights advocate for the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Washington, D.C.
Denise Pipersburgh '01 has been awarded the Ann Klein Advocate Award by the Community Health Law Project for her commitment to bettering the lives of those, like herself, live with disabilities. Pipersburgh, who has multiple sclerosis, has been an associate in Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi PC’s employment group since 2001 and works closely with current and prospective law students with disabilities. She was also the subject of a recent article in NJBIZ.