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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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10/19/2016
David A. Wollin
Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: David A. Wollin

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.Based in the Providence office, David is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who regularly handles complex and novel commercial and tort disputes for publicly traded companies and private clients. How did you get …

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10/18/2016
39 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has selected 39 Hinckley Allen attorneys, an honor that is awarded to attorneys will a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island.Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service for lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.William W.Timothy T.William S.Daniel L.Amy E.Laura B.

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10/13/2016
Jared Cohane
Jared Cohane Recognized by AGC of Connecticut

Jared Cohane, Partner at Hinckley Allen, was awarded "The Best of the Best" Supplier/Service Provider by AGC of Connecticut. The award was presented at the AGC/CT Recognition Awards ceremony, an event with over 330 members and guests in attendance. We congratulate Jared on this recognition and thank him for his ongoing contributions to the firm.

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09/22/2016
Tracy A. Vitols
Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Tracy A. Vitols

This is the first in a series of interviews that highlights the unique talents, life experiences, and perspectives that our attorneys brings to their respective practices. These interviews seek to uncover what makes our attorneys tick in both their professional and personal lives.Based in Boston, Tracy focuses in the areas of pension and employee benefits law. She advises clients on all aspects of employee benefits and ERISA, including plan design and implementation, plan administration and compliance, Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor audits. With roots in Minnesota and a former Boston University Division I competitive distanc…

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09/22/2016
Doris J. Licht
Hinckley Allen Partner Doris J. Licht Recognized by Chambers High Net Worth Advisors Guide 2016

Chambers High New Worth (HNW) Advisors Guide 2016 has recognized Hinckley Allen as a leading firm in the State of Rhode Island for Private Wealth Law (Band 1), and Doris Licht as a leading practitioner in advising high net worth clients (Band 1).Doris’ practice encompasses working with individuals and families on all aspects of estate planning as well as working with clients in connection with the administration of estates and trusts. Her planning focuses on achieving clients’ objectives while being mindful of transfer tax implications.Chambers and Partners HNW rankings are based on objective research, including extensive in-depth intervi…

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09/21/2016
Melissa E. Paparone
Hinckley Allen Attorney Melissa E. Paparone Named a 2016 "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers

Melissa E. Paparone, a corporate trust and public finance attorney in Hinckley Allen’s New York office, has been named a 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Based on peer nominations and evaluations of attorneys in the New York Metro area, the Rising Star recognition places Melissa among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys practicing in the region.Melissa’s corporate trust practice involves the representation of financial institutions that provide trustee and agency services to the financial markets, including municipal bonds, tender option bonds, secured transactions, corporate bonds, custody, and other related services. She has in-depth exp…

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09/20/2016
Portia Keady
Portia Keady Joins Hinckley Allen’s Corporate & Business and Public Finance Practices as an Associate

Hinckley Allen is pleased to congratulate Portia Keady on joining the Corporate & Business and Public Finance groups. Portia started at Hinckley Allen as a summer associate in 2014. She was a summer associate again in 2015 and worked as a law clerk during the school year. As a legal clerk, Portia assisted the Public Finance group in preparing transaction documents for both bond and borrower clients, among other tasks. After enjoying her summer after graduation, we are pleased to welcome Portia to our team as an associate and to see her continued growth within the firm.Portia has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government fr…

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Alexander Montgomery Joins Hinckley Allen’s Intellectual Property and Corporate & Business Practices as an Associate

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Alexander Montgomery to the firm’s Boston office as an associate in the Intellectual Property and Corporate & Business groups where he’ll focus on copyright and trademark prosecution and enforcement, as well as licensing and business matters.Alex joins Hinckley Allen from Dressman Benzinger LaVelle, PSC where he prosecuted multiple trademark applications with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, obtained many copyright registrations from the U.S. Copyright Office, worked on numerous licensing transactions, represented clients in proceedings in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and gu…

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09/20/2016
Wendy K. Venoit
Hinckley Allen’s Construction & Public Contracts Gains Strength with the Addition of New Partner Wendy Kennedy Venoit

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Wendy K. Venoit as a Partner into our Construction & Public Contracts practice group. Wendy joins our Boston office after having served as the Vice President & General Counsel of Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.“Wendy’s experience and extensive work with industry associations brings great value,” says David Rubin, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen.Wendy is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and has been recognized with numerous accolades and awards for her work. She earned this recognition by being an effective advocate in construction litigation and dispute resolutio…

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09/16/2016
USLAW Adds Hinckley Allen as Member Firm in Massachusetts

Hinckley Allen has expanded its relationship with USLAW by becoming a member firm in Massachusetts, allowing Hinckley Allen to deliver legal services coverage in the state. Read more.

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09/14/2016
Adi Goldstein
Hinckley Allen’s Litigation Practice Welcomes New Partner, Adi Goldstein

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Adi Goldstein to the firm’s Providence office as partner in the Litigation practice group.Adi joins the firm from the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island where she was appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island in 2002. After several promotions she became the first female Criminal Chief in 2014. In that role, Adi and her team were involved in numerous high profile cases including public corruption, health care fraud, white collar crime, human trafficking and drug trafficking. Adi has been recognized for her outstanding contributions with numerous awards including the Organized…

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09/14/2016
Daniel C. Murray
Hinckley Allen’s Corporate & Business Practice Continues to Grow with New Associate, Daniel C. Murray

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Daniel Murray to the firm’s Providence office. As an associate in the Corporate & Business group, his practice will focus on mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate work.Dan joins Hinckley Allen from Duffy & Sweeney, LTD. There, Dan assisted the corporate team on multiple mid-market M&A deals, including the acquisition of a local medical device manufacturer by a publicly traded company, and numerous financing transactions including a multimillion-dollar recapitalization of a technology company and a complex commercial real estate and equipment debt facility. Prior to his work at…

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Sucharita Varanasi Named to South Asian Bar Association Foundation of North America

Sucharita Varanasi, public finance associate at Hinckley Allen, has been selected as a Trustee for the Board of the South Asian Bar Association Foundation of North America (SABA Foundation). The SABA Foundation is the non-profit/charitable arm of the national South Asian Bar Association. The goals of the Foundation are to try to increase philanthropy, promote and encourage professional development, conduct research on issues affecting the South Asian community, and provide input on public policies, laws and issues that affect the South Asian community. We are proud of Sucharita's appointment and know she will serve with distinction.

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08/18/2016
The Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 47 Hinckley Allen Partners

47 attorneys from Hinckley Allen were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."William W.Scott E.Joseph P.Matthew T.

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Best Lawyers® Recognizes 7 Hinckley Allen Partners as “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized partners William S. Fish Jr, Michael L. Koenig, Mark S. McCue, Gerald J. Petros, Paul A. Silver, Richard Y. Uchida, and David A.William S.

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Hinckley Allen Attorneys Christopher V. Fenlon and Nathan R. Sabourin Both Named a 2016 “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers

Christopher V. Fenlon and Nathan R. Sabourin have been named 2016 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Based on peer nominations and evaluations of attorneys in the Upstate New York and Metro areas, the Rising Star recognition places these Hinckley Allen associates among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys practicing in their respective regions.Chris' practice is focused in the area of complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and construction litigation. He has broad experience in litigating commercial and employment, criminal, and construction matters in federal and state court and in arbitration proceedings.Chris provides thoughtful …

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