2018 Honorees

Attorney of the Year Finalists

Karen DeMeola, University of Connecticut School of Law
Aaron Bayer, Wiggin and Dana
Thomas Behrendt, Connecticut Legal Rights Project

New Leaders in Law

Jarod Taylor, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
Katherine Bogard, Brody and Associates
John D’Ambrosio, Cowdery & Murphy
Abigail Miranda, Cramer & Anderson
Daniel Raccuia, Day Pitney
Ron Houde, Kalon Law Firm
Stephen Napier, Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara
Sarah Skubas, Jackson Lewis
Dennis Durao, Karsten & Tallberg
Peter Zarella, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter
Aigné Goldsby, Meehan, Roberts, Turret & Rosenbaum
Mathew Jasinski, Motley Rice
Nisha Kapur, Murtha Cullina
Robert Heinimann Jr., Murtha Cullina
Devin Janosov, Papcsy Janosov Roche
Edward Lefebvre, Pullman & Comley
Kelly O’Donnell, Pullman & Comley
Sean Stokes, RisCassi & Davis
Meaghan Mary Cooper, Robinson & Cole
Nuala Droney, Robinson & Cole
Dyan M. Kozaczka, Rutkin Oldham & Griffin
Aaron Levy, Shipman & Goodwin
Nathan Plotkin, Shipman & Goodwin
Robyn Gallagher, Wiggin and Dana

Litigation Department

Murtha Cullina
Pullman & Comley
Wiggin and Dana
Shipman & Goodwin

Best Mentors

Michael Fitzpatrick, Ruane Attorneys
Robert Brody, Brody & Associates
Paul Iannaccone, RisCassi & Davis
Vincent Trantolo, Trantolo Law
Randy DiBella, Cramer & Anderson

Distinguished Leaders

Michael K. Conway, Office of Michael K. Conway
John Houlihan, RisCassi & Davis
Chris Sochacki, Cramer & Anderson
Kim Rinehart, Wiggin and Dana
William Davis, RisCassi & Davis
Claudia Baio, Howard, Kohn, Sprague & FitzGerald
Amy Marx, New Haven Legal Aid
David Rosen, David Rosen & Associates

Unsung Heroes

Fred Ury, Ury & Moskow
Marcy Tench Stovall, Pullman & Comley

Lifetime Achievement

Henry Anderson, Cramer & Anderson
Angelo Cicchiello, Cicchiello & Cicchiello
Francis Morrison, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
Arnold Rutkin, Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin

GC Impact of the Year

Brian Farmen, Connecticut Green Bank
Gregory Butler, Eversource
Moses Vargas, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Francis X. Dineen, New Haven Legal Assistance Association

Game Changers

Donald Papcsy, Papcsy Janosov Roche
Christopher Kriesen, The Kalon Law Firm
James Harrington, Polito & Associates
Jessica Grossarth Kennedy, Pullman & Comley
Keith Trantolo, Trantolo Law

Giant Slayers

Daniel Casagrande, Cramer & Anderson

Officiator

Chase Rogers, retired Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice