From left, Nicole S. Mulé, Hugh D. Hughes and Christie D. Jean made recent moves.

Robinson & Cole’s Mulé Joins Marathon Board Nicole S. Mulé of Hartford’s Robinson & Cole has joined the board of directors of the not-for-profit Hartford Marathon Foundation.

Mulé represents both public- and private-sector employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including counseling on employee discipline, wage-and-hour compliance and accommodation for disabilities. She has defended employers in state and federal court cases involving employee discrimination claims and other disputes.

Founded in 1994, the Hartford Marathon Foundation attracts tens of thousands of runners and fans to events across Connecticut each year, including the Hartford Marathon in October.

Black Bar Association Names New Board Member The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association, a statewide organization committed to enhancing the role and number of black attorneys, has elected Robinson & Cole lawyer Christie D. Jean to its executive board.

Jean is a member of the firm’s Public Finance Group, assisting government and business clients on financial transactions and other business matters. She represents state and municipal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds, notes and other debt obligations.

Jean has served as counsel for issuers, borrowers and underwriters in structuring and documenting revenue bond issues for various projects, such as colleges, universities, affordable housing, hospitals and assisted living facilities. She also has experience in real estate transactional matters relating to the financial services industry.

Hughes Joins Saxe’s Northeast Operation Saxe Doernberger & Vita has announced that Hugh D. Hughes has joined the firm’s Northeast office in Trumbull, Connecticut. The firm noted Hughes brings years of experience in complex litigation, class actions and appeals, and that his expertise in insurance law makes him a good fit for this insurance-focused firm. Saxe Doernberger has offices in Connecticut, Florida and California, representing a range of corporate clients.