January 12, 2015

NEW ASSOCIATES

Five attorneys joined the firm as associates in Westport, CT.

Two attorneys have joined the Corporate and Business department: Jennifer Kleiner, who received a law degree from New York University School of Law in 1996; and Katherine Grijns, who received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2002.

Two attorneys have joined the Litigation department: Janna Eastwood, who received a law degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2003; and Ryan Ponte, who received a law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2012.

Whitney Scudder joined the firm. Scudder practices Real Estate and Construction, Venture Capital and Private Equity and Probate and Trust law.

NEW PARTNERS

10 attorneys joined the firm as partners in Westport, CT.

Three attorneys have joined the Corporate and Business department: Cheryl Johnson, who received a law degree from New York University (LL.M. in Taxation in 1990; Barbara Young, who received a law degree from University of Virginia School of Law; and Christopher Graham, who received a law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law in 1992.

Two attorneys have joined the Life Sciences and Health Care department: Debra Cardinali, who received a law degree from University of Virginia School of Law in 1985; and Patricia Weitzman, who received a law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law in 1994.

Four attorneys have joined the Litigation department: Robert Laplaca, who received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1993; Douglas Steinmetz, who received a law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1987; Andrew Nevas, who received a law degree from Georgetown University in 1989; and Frank Silvestri, Jr, who received a law degree from Yale University.

Regina Flaherty joined the firm. Flaherty practices Real Estate and Construction, Banking and Finance and Venture Capital and Private Equity law.

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