The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Jill Lebow '00 has been named an Outstanding Woman in Business by the Worcester Business Journal. Lebow is senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Fallon Health, where she is responsible for talent acquisition, talent management and total rewards. The Outstanding Woman in Business award is given annually to “strong, talented and remarkable women who are making their mark on the Central Massachusetts business community.”
Anthony Guerrera '63, an attorney who practiced for over 53 years, died on November 18, 2017. Read his obituary.
Charles d’Evegnee '74, an Army veteran and law degree holder, died on November 17, 2017. Read his obituary.
The Idaho State Bar will present a Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award to Sean J. Coletti '05 at a dinner on November 13, 2017. Coletti, a partner in Hopkins Roden Crockett Hansen & Hoopes, PLLC, and a city councilman in Ammons City, Idaho, will be honored for his pro bono work helping a man get guardianship over his young nephew. He is also a regular volunteer at a wills clinic for veterans.
Odilon Castello Borges Neto, LLM '05, will speak at Fordham law School on Nov. 17, 2017, on a panel addressing the topic U.S. and Brazil – A Discussion of Issues in Compliance. Borges Neto is the legal manager for South America at TechnipFMC, an oil and gas company.
Eric E. Walker '06 has been named to the American Bankruptcy Institute's 40 Under 40 initiative. Walker, a partner at Perkins Coie, has focused his practice on all aspects of commercial litigation, financial restructuring and bankruptcy. Walker is also co-chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Real Estate Committee and sits on the advisory board for its Central States Conference.
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.
Graham Moller '16 joined Cramer & Anderson in October 2017 as an associate with a focus on Workers’ Compensation and Civil Litigation. He works primarily in the firm's New Milford, Connecticut, office.
Thomas Leonardi '79 has joined American International Group as executive vice president of government affairs, public policy and communications. He will oversee AIG’s global public policy and government affairs and communicate with regulators at the state, federal and international levels. He was previously commissioner of insurance for the state of Connecticut; a senior advisor at Evercore, an in investment banking advisory firm; founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Northington Partners Inc., a venture capital, private equity and investment banking firm; head of the investment banking and venture capital divisions of Conning & Company; and president of Beneficial Corporation’s insurance subsidiaries.