Halloran & Sage Welcomes Steinmetz and Williams Halloran Sage has hired partner Douglas Steinmetz and associate Scott Williams in the firm’s Westport and Hartford offices, respectively.
Steinmetz joins the litigation and dispute resolution practice group as a seasoned civil and commercial litigator with experience in commercial contract disputes, trade secrets, business, employment and commercial law. He received his law degree with honors from Boston University School of Law, and his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Tufts University.
Williams joins the insurance and litigation and dispute resolution practice groups. He is experienced in handling complex insurance coverage disputes and bad-faith litigation. He received his law degree cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland.
Schoonmaker Adds Associate Vossler Attorney Robert Dean Vossler of Stamford has joined the firm of Schoonmaker, George, Colin & Blomberg as an associate.
Vossler is an honors graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and received his bachelor’s degree from Merrimack College. Before joining the firm, Vossler served as a term law clerk at the Connecticut Appellate Court to William J. Sullivan, Dennis G. Eveleigh, Joseph H. Pellegrino and Socrates H. Mihalakos, judge trial referees.
Vossler served as an executive editor of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal and as a teaching assistant in lawyering process and moot court. He also participated in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, during which he successfully co-represented a Central American woman in removal proceedings in immigration court and mediation clinic.
Walsh Appointed to ABA Business of Law Section Brody Wilkinson principal Thomas J. Walsh, Jr. was recently appointed to the Business Law Section Council of the American Bar Association for a three-year term. The Business Law Section is one of the ABA’s largest sections, providing business lawyers with continued education and professional development support. Walsh is the immediate past chairman of the section’s Middle Market and Small Business Committee and a member of its Commercial Financial Services Committee.
Formerly town attorney in Fairfield, Walsh leads Brody Wilkinson’s business and real estate groups, practicing in the areas of general corporate matters, business transactions, financing and commercial real estate. He serves on the executive committee of the Business Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He serves as a director of the Nominating Committee of the Fairfield Museum and History Center and is a member of the Fairfield Rotary.