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Connolly Gallagher attorneys Mary I. Akhimien and Kyle Gay were appointed by Delaware Supreme Court Justice James T. Vaughn Jr. to serve a three-year term as a member of the Delaware Supreme Court Commission of Law & Technology.

Akhimien and Gay will join fellow Connolly Gallagher attorney, Ryan P. Newell on the commission. The Commission of Law & Technology was created to develop and publish guidelines and best practices regarding the use of technology and the practice of law and became effective on Sept. 15, 2013, according to a press release from the firm.

Akhimien represents and advises management in employment law disputes involving discrimination charges, internal investigations, employee relations, trade secrets, civil rights, contract disputes, restrictive covenants, including noncompete and non-solicitation agreements, and other aspects of employment relationships.

Gay focuses her practice on litigation and government law. She was also a former deputy attorney general in the Appeals Division of the Delaware Department of Justice. In her prior positions, she gained experience in appellate practice and complex commercial litigation cases.