Carolyn Reers, a partner at Wiggin and Dana. Courtesy photo.


Reers Joins as Partner At Wiggin and Dana Wiggin and Dana has announced attorney Carolyn Reers has joined the firm as a private client services partner in the firm’s Greenwich and New York offices.

Coming from the New York offices of Norton Rose Fulbright, Reers has more than 25 years of experience working on international estate and tax planning.

“We are thrilled to grow the private client services practice with the addition of Carolyn, who is an exceptional lawyer and well regarded in her field,” said Len Leader, chairman of Wiggin and Dana’s private client services department. “We have a large, sophisticated practice throughout Connecticut, New York and Florida and her arrival enhances our ability to deliver the best possible legal services to our clients.”

Reers was a partner at Norton Rose, and before that served as managing director and wealth adviser at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. “Carolyn is a leading private client services attorney with a national and international reputation and an impressive client base,” said Wiggin and Dana managing partner Paul Hughes. “It’s with great enthusiasm that we welcome her to the firm,” Reers earned her law degree from Georgetown University.

Hinckley Allen Welcomes Attorney Kelsie Leon Hinckley, Allen & Snyder has announced Kelsie C. Leon has joined the firm as an associate in the trusts and estates group.

Coming from the Law Offices of James M. Rubino, Leon represents fiduciaries in moderate to complex probate, estate and trust administration matters. She has experience representing clients before Connecticut probate and superior courts and has successfully represented clients in a multitude of complex civil and other contested matters.

Leon earned her law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law

Chelsey Manning, an associate at Halloran Sage.

Chelsey Manning Joins Halloran Sage Halloran Sage recently welcomed litigation attorney Chelsey Manning to the firm. Based in Westport, Manning practices in the area of insurance defense. She previously worked as a personal injury lawyer at Carter Mario in North Haven and at a software company as a legal support analyst. She is a member of the New Haven Bar Association.

Manning received her law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law.