New Partner Joins Murtha
Patricia Reilly has joined the Hartford firm Murtha Cullina as a partner. Reilly is a member of the litigation department and the labor and employment practice group. Reilly has represented clients in cases of employment discrimination, noncompete and restrictive covenants, wage and hour, breach of contract, unfair trade practices and business disputes. She also provides counsel to clients on employment-related issues, including hiring, firing and discipline; wage-and-hour issues; leave requirements; prevention of harassment and workplace investigations. Reilly was a shareholder at Littler Mendelson, where she focused on litigation of employment and trade issues. She is a member of the New Haven and Connecticut bar associations.
New Associates Join Day Pitney
Day Pitney has announced the hiring of six new associates.
• Zachary Alexander joins the trusts and estates practice group. Alexander was a summer apprentice with Day Pitney in 2015, and served as judicial law clerk to Justices Peter Zarella and Gregory D’Auria of the Connecticut Supreme Court. Alexander will be a resident in the firm’s West Hartford, Connecticut, office.
• Taylor Amato joins the firm’s real estate and land use practice group. Amato received her law degree from the George Washington University Law School and will be a resident of the firm’s Hartford office.
• Alexis Beyerlein and Brian Glenn join the firm’s complex commercial litigation practice. Both Beyerlein and Glenn were summer apprentices with Day Pitney in 2015. Beyerlein served as judicial law clerk for Judge Bethany Alvord of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Glenn earned his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, his doctorate from Oxford University, his master’s degree from Brown University, his master’s in philosophy from Oxford University and his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University. Beyerlein and Glenn will be residents in the firm’s Hartford office.
• Alyssa Helal joins the firm’s complex tort litigation practice group. Helal received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. Helal will be a resident in the firm’s Hartford office.
• Michael Schoeneberger joins the firm’s government enforcement and white-collar criminal defense practice groups. Schoeneberger previously served as judicial law clerk to Justice Andrew McDonald of the Connecticut Supreme Court and was a court attorney with the New York Court of Appeals. Schoeneberger will be a resident in the firm’s Stamford office.