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06/22/2017
Hinckley Allen Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Rhode Island

Hinckley Allen has been selected as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island by Providence Business News, taking fourth place in the medium employer category. This is the twelfth year in a row that Hinckley Allen has been recognized as a top employer in Rhode Island.“We thank Providence Business News for recognizing us, once again, as a best place to work in Rhode Island,” said David J. Rubin, Managing Partner. “We are proud to have established a culture of collaboration, inclusion and respect. Our strong focus on culture allows us to continue to attract top talent who share a similar philosophy.“Hinckley Allen is a place t…

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05/17/2017
Hinckley Allen to Relocate New Hampshire Office to Manchester

Hinckley Allen announced it has signed a lease agreement for 11,095 square feet of office space in Manchester, NH. The firm will relocate its Concord, NH office and 25 NH-based employees to the new office space in Manchester by September 1, 2017 as part of a continued effort to align the firm’s location with its strengths and growth opportunities in New Hampshire and across the Northeast.“We’re looking forward to this new office space,” said Mark S. McCue, a New Hampshire-based partner and member of Hinckley Allen’s Executive Committee. “With six offices in five Northeast states, our footprint is designed to encourage inter-office…

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05/11/2017
Kate N. Kishfy
Hinckley Allen Welcomes Associate Kate N. Kishfy to Its Trusts & Estates Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome back Kate N. Kishfy to its Trusts & Estates practice. Kate was most recently a Development and Planned Giving Officer at The Rhode Island Foundation, and prior to that, an associate at Hinckley Allen.Kate’s practice is focused in the area of trusts and estates, including estate planning, estate and trust administration, income tax planning and charitable giving. In particular, Kate is experienced in drafting estate plans which are designed to accomplish wealth transfer objectives, while also minimizing tax burdens. Kate is also experienced in probate and trust administration, including representing f…

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05/04/2017
Richard Y. Uchida
Hinckley Allen Partner Richard Y. Uchida Named Vice President and General Counsel at Colby College

Richard Uchida, a partner at Hinckley Allen in Concord, NH, has been appointed Vice President, and General Counsel of his alma mater, Colby College, effective July 15, 2017. In this multifaceted role, Uchida will serve as the college’s first general counsel and will be the primary liaison between the Board of Trustees and Colby’s administration. He will also be responsible for strategic projects in cooperation with Colby President, David A. Greene.A graduate of Colby College in Waterville, ME and Franklin Pierce Law Center (now University of New Hampshire School of Law), Uchida was admitted to the bar in 1984. During his 30-year career, h…

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04/27/2017
Jamie S. Myers
Associate Jamie S. Myers Joins Hinckley Allen’s Litigation Practice Group

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Jamie S. Myers to its litigation practice group. Jamie was most recently an associate at Bianco Professional Association.Jamie’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation, administrative law, municipal law and environmental law. She has experience assisting clients with regulatory matters before state and federal agencies, and has represented commercial developers in proceedings before local land use boards. As a Judicial Law Clerk, Jamie collaborated with trial court judges to decide and prepare court orders in both criminal and civil cases.Jamie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, f…

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04/06/2017
Matthew Saunig
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Matthew Saunig to its Corporate & Business Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Matthew Saunig to its Corporate & Business practice. Matt was most recently Associate Counsel at Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC.Matt’s practice focuses on general corporate and transactional matters. He has experience counseling clients on federal and state banking as well as consumer financial services laws and regulations. Matt’s transactional experience includes conducting regulatory due diligence and drafting and negotiating agreements, including joint venture agreements, vendor contracts, and loan sale and servicing agreements. Matt has also advised clients on a broad spectrum of financial…

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04/05/2017
Robert J. Anthony
Hinckley Allen’s Health Care Practice Expands, Hiring New Partner Robert J. Anthony

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Robert J. Anthony as a Partner in our Health Care practice. Bob joins our Hartford, CT office from Brown Rudnick, where he led the Health Care Law group.“Bob has a well-earned reputation for excellent judgment with complex matters in today’s highly-regulated and ever-shifting health care landscape,” said David J. Rubin, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen. “Having counseled clients in Connecticut and Massachusetts, Bob will add great value for the clients we serve locally and across the Northeast. Client representation in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and sales of non-profit assets and ope…

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03/22/2017
Brett Arkuss
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Brett Arkuss to its Corporate & Business Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Brett Arkuss to its Corporate & Business practice as a permanent member of the team. Brett has been working with the firm since the fall of 2016 and was previously an associate at Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLC.Brett’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions work, including negotiating and drafting mergers, purchase and sale agreements, as well as company SEC filings and board resolutions. Prior to Hinckley Allen, Brett was Co-Founder and General Counsel for Blue Flame, Inc., a video dubbing and production company focused on the direct dial bu…

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03/20/2017
Jason C. Williams
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Jason C. Williams to Its Litigation Practice Group

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Jason C. Williams to its litigation practice group. Jason was most recently an associate in the Boston office of McCarter & English, LLP.Jason focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. He has represented clients in patent based Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission. He has served as trial counsel on over 80 patent infringement actions in federal district courts. He handles all aspects of a case from the initial investigation and pre-suit diligence to the filing of pleadings, the conduct of fact and expert discovery, depositions, Markman hearings, moti…

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03/15/2017
Alex W. Dockery
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Alex W. Dockery to its Construction & Public Contracts Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Alex W. Dockery to its Construction & Public Contracts practice. Alex was most recently an Associate at Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino, LLP.Alex's practice focuses on construction and commercial litigation. She also has experience with complex tort litigation, seeing cases through all phases of discovery, dispositive motions, settlement and trial. Alex has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in 2015 and 2016.Alex earned her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.  During law school, she was a member of the nationally ranked UC Hastings Moot Court Competiti…

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03/13/2017
Sabrina E. Dunlap
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Sabrina E. Dunlap To Its Corporate & Business Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Sabrina E. Dunlap to its Corporate & Business practice. Sabrina was most recently Senior Corporate Counsel at athenahealth, Inc.Sabrina’s practice is focused on regulatory issues related to the collection and use of patient data and personal information, and ensuring compliance with laws related to the protection of health information, data privacy, and consumer protection, including HIPAA, TCPA, CAN-SPAM, the FTC Act, FDA regulations, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and FCC rules and regulations. In addition, she advises on employment and data privacy matters in connection with corporate transactions in …

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Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Thomas J. Pagliarini to Its Litigation Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Thomas J. Pagliarini to its Litigation practice. Tom was most recently an Associate at Pierce Atwood, LLP.Tom will focus the majority of his practice with the Labor & Employment group, and is also available to handle general litigation matters. Tom has experience representing clients in a wide variety of employment matters, including discrimination, whistleblower and retaliation, wage and hour/prevailing wage, trade secret and restrictive covenant, dual employer and independent contractor, governmental/regulatory investigations, and employee benefits issues. He is admitted to practice in state and fede…

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02/16/2017
Hinckley Allen Ranked Top 10 Best Places to Work in Connecticut

Hinckley Allen has been selected as one of the top 10 Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2017 by Hartford Business Journal in the large company category.“We are honored to be recognized as one of Connecticut’s top employers for the eighth time,” said David J. Rubin, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen. “Management at Hinckley Allen is committed to foster collaboration, inclusion, respect, and work-life balance at our firm, but it is our employees who bring these values to life each day. Across all job functions and practice groups, our employees sustain our culture and empower one another through an entrepreneurial spirit and shar…

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02/15/2017
Stephanie J. Baton
Hinckley Allen's Corporate & Business Group Acquires New Partner, Stephanie J. Baton

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Stephanie J. Baton as a Partner in our Corporate & Business practice. Stephanie joins our Providence office from Nortek, Inc.’s Security & Control Group, where she served as Group Vice President & General Counsel.“I consider myself fortunate to join such a talented group of attorneys,” said Baton.Stephanie worked on Wall Street before entering the legal profession. As an attorney, she represented private equity and corporate clients in acquisitions and divestitures, and advised publicly-traded and private equity companies on SEC reporting compliance.Most recently, Stephanie served as corp…

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02/15/2017
Antonino M. Leone
Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Antonino M. Leone

At Hinckley Allen, our attorneys pride themselves on being trusted partners that provide well-rounded, strategic counsel to our clients. This is part of a series of interviews with our attorneys that highlights the unique talents, life experiences, and perspectives that each person brings to their respective practices.Based in our Hartford office, Antonino Leone's practice includes construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation. Tony regularly represents and counsels construction industry clients in all aspects of construction ranging from contract drafting and negotiation to contract close out and claims resolution.  He also re…

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Hinckley Allen Promotes Conrad, Ferguson, Hershman and Lemke

Hinckley Allen rings in the New Year with the promotion of three new partners: Luke R. Conrad, Robert T. Ferguson, Jr. and Sarah T. Lemke and our new counsel, Chad L. Hershman. These attorneys assumed their new positions on January 1, 2017.“Each of these attorneys have gained distinction in their practice areas by focusing on their client’s needs, providing real value and consistently delivering successful results,” said David J.

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01/19/2017
Adi Goldstein
Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Adi Goldstein

At Hinckley Allen, our attorneys pride themselves on being trusted partners that provide well-rounded, strategic counsel to our clients. This is one in a series of interviews that highlight the unique talents, life experiences, and perspectives that each attorney brings to their respective practice. These interviews seek to uncover what makes our attorneys tick in both their professional and personal lives.Based in Providence, Partner Adi Goldstein focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, government investigations, healthcare, cyber security and sophisticated civil litigation. Prior to joining Hinckley Allen, Adi was with the Un…

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01/10/2017
Peggy A. Pappas
Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Associate Peggy A. Pappas To Its Real Estate Practice

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Panagiota (Peggy) A. Pappas to its Real Estate practice. Peggy was most recently an Associate at Liss Law, LLC.Peggy Pappas is an Associate in our Real Estate group. Peggy is client-focused and takes a common sense approach in delivering solutions that meet her client’s goals and objectives. Her practice is focused on general real estate matters and includes both residential and commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, finance and condominiums.Peggy earned her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law, where focused her studies on Business Law and Financial Services.

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12/20/2016
Christine E. Dieter
Christine E. Dieter Joins Hinckley Allen's Litigation Practice as an Associate

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Christine E. Dieter to its Litigation practice, where she focuses the majority of her work with the Labor & Employment group, but will also be available for general commercial litigation matters. Christine was most recently an Associate at Goodwin Procter.Christine has extensive experience representing clients in complex business litigation, including contract and real property disputes, antitrust pharmaceutical litigation, and mortgage-backed securities litigation. She has successfully defended a company in a contract dispute with a third-party marketer and provided trademark advice to companies in in…

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12/13/2016
Wendy K. Venoit
Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Wendy K. Venoit

At Hinckley Allen, our attorneys pride themselves on being trusted partners that provide well-rounded, strategic counsel to our clients. This is part of a series of interviews with our attorneys that highlights the unique talents, life experiences, and perspectives that each person brings to their respective practices.Based in our Boston office, Wendy is a partner in the Construction Practice Group. Her practice focuses on the litigation and arbitration of domestic and international construction disputes, including state and federal forums. She primarily represents EPC contractors, general contractors and construction managers, but has also r…

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