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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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12/09/2016
Libbie Howley
Libbie Howley Joins Hinckley Allen's Corporate & Business Practice As An Associate

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Associate Libbie Howley to its Corporate & Business practice. Libbie was most recently an Associate at Bowditch & Dewey, LLP.Libbie concentrates her practice in business and finance law including business planning, transactional matters, financing, corporate and regulatory compliance issues and business succession planning. She also has experience with commercial lending, restructuring and workouts. Recently, Libbie worked on several asset and stock sales involving a variety of manufacturing companies, liquor stores, fitness center and technology companies. Also notable, she handled the acquisition…

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12/09/2016
Timothy M. Zabbo
Timothy M. Zabbo Joins Hinckley Allen's Litigation Practice As Counsel

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Timothy Zabbo to the firm’s Providence office as Counsel in the Litigation practice.Tim joins Hinckley Allen from Adler Cohen Harvey Wakeman & Guekguezian where he dealt in a variety of civil litigation matters in both state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Tim primarily defends professional liability matters and represents manufacturers and distributors in the defense of product liability, toxic tort and other negligence claims, including but not limited to asbestos, benzene and mold. In addition, he has been involved in numerous cases alleging negligent constructio…

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12/09/2016
Matthew Peetz
Hinckley Allen's Corporate & Business Practice Continues to Grow with New Associate, Matthew Peetz

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Matthew Peetz to the firm’s New York City office. As an associate in the Corporate & Business group, his practice will focus on corporate trust. Matt joins us from Emmet, Marvin & Martin LLP.Matt represents and advises financial institutions acting as indenture trustee, administrative agent, collateral agent, paying agent and exchange agent, among other roles in corporate debt issuances and lending or project finance transactions. The corporate debt issuances include, but are not limited to, reinsurance trust and at-risk catastrophe bond issuances, secured and securitized debt issuances, issuance…

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Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Joseph A. Kuzneski, Jr.

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. These interviews seek to uncover what makes our attorneys tick in both their professional and personal lives.Joseph A. Kuzneski Jr. is a partner in the firm's Providence office. Joe specializes in representing sophisticated private equity funds, venture capital funds and corporate clients in their most challenging transactional…

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Hinckley Allen Attorneys Named 2016 “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers recently selected the 2016 Rising Stars in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, recognizing 8 Hinckley Allen attorneys.Rebecca F. Briggs practices in all areas of litigation with a concentration on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, and employment law litigation. She prosecutes and defends suits involving commercial contracts, non-competition covenants, trade secrets, torts, and securities disputes. In addition to litigation, Becca also counsels clients on employment issues including internal investigations, compliance with worker classification laws, and employee discipline.Jennifer V. Doran focus…

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11/01/2016
Hinckley Allen Receives 34 First Tier National and Regional Rankings

The annual “Best Law Firms” rankings were released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Once again, Hinckley Allen has been named a top tier national law firm in Litigation Construction. In total, the firm received 34 top tier national and regional rankings along with 39 others.The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The 2017 edition reviewed over 13,0…

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10/20/2016
Tara Singh
Tara Singh Joins Hinckley Allen's Litigation Practice As An Associate

Hinckley Allen is pleased to congratulate Tara Singh on joining the Litigation Practice. Tara started at Hinckley Allen as a summer associate in 2015 where she gained experience working with the litigation, corporate and real estate practices on a variety of legal matters.Tara graduated from Boston University School of Law in 2016 and received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston University (BU). She served as a paralegal for the U.S. Department of Justice on a variety of white collar cases involving Healthcare Fraud, Securities Fraud, and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, before deciding to return to BU for law school. D…

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