Education
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1983
    • Notes and Comments Editor, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, 1982-1983
  • Syracuse University Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 1983
  • Boston College, B.S., 1980
Bar Memberships
  • Connecticut, 1984
Work Experience
  • Hinckley Allen
    • Co-Chair, Banking & Financial Institutions Practice
    • Partner (2008-Present)
  • Connecticut School of Finance and Management
    • Instructor, Banking Law
  • Tyler Cooper & Alcorn, LLP
    • Partner (1990-2008)
    • Co-Chair, Financial Services Practice Group (1998-2008)
    • Associate (1983-1989)
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Co-Chair, Privacy Task Force (2001-2004), Consumer Financial Services Committee, Banking Law Committee, Insurance and Investmen Products Subcommittee, Chairman (1997-2001) and Cyberspace Law Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Financial Institutions Sections, Member, Chairman (2013-2015); Consumer Law Section, Member, Chairman (1991-1993)
  • Connecticut Bankers Association, General Counsel
  • Connecticut Banking Industry, Privacy Task Force, Chairman (2000-2001)
  • Connecticut Law Revision Commission, Task Force Committee, Chairman (1994)
  • Connecticut Mortgage Industry Task Force, Vice Chair (2008)
  • The Bank Compliance Association of Connecticut, Inc., Past Director, Member
Honors & Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2008 -2018) Recognized for Financial Services Regulation Law
Lectureships
  • Speaker, “Data Breach Response Preparedness Planning”, Bank Director Education Program Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Banking and The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (June 2015)
  • Speaker, “RESPA/TILA Integration and the Dawn of a New Era in Mortgage Lending”, Connecticut Bankers Association (June 2015)
  • Speaker, “Medical Marijuana and the Provision of Banking Services — It’s a Growing Concern”, Connecticut Bankers Association 2014 Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, Arizona – November 2014)
  • Speaker, “Managing the CFPB’s Regulatory Tidal Wave”, Bank Compliance Association of Connecticut 25th Anniversary Meeting (June 2014)
  • Speaker, “The CFPB’s Ability to Repay Rule – It’s a Brand New World For Compliance and Risk Management”, Connecticut Bankers Association (October 2013)
  • Speaker, “The New CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules”, Connecticut Bankers Association (November 2013)
  • Speaker, “Patent Trolling and the Risks to Financial Institutions and Their Technology Partners”, Harland Financial Solutions Network of State and Federal Counsel 2013 Conference (Phoenix, Arizona – October 2013)
  • Speaker, “Lending Limit Considerations for Derivative Transactions – – The New Dodd-Frank Rules”, Boston Chapter of the Financial Managers Society (December 2012)