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Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Expands Practice in Hartford with the Addition of Levy & Droney Attorneys

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder announced today that more than a dozen lawyers from Levy & Droney, P.C. have joined its Hartford office effective January 1, 2013.

The former Levy & Droney attorneys bring to Hinckley Allen significant expertise and years of experience serving the Connecticut marketplace. Included in the group joining Hinckley Allen are the founding partners, Coleman B. Levy and John F. Droney. Also making the move are the firm’s managing partner Daniel Kleinman and practice group leaders Jorie Andrews in Real Estate, Robert Levine in Trusts & Estates and C. Robert Zelinger in Corporate. In addition, David DeBassio, Jason Cohen, Thomas Farrell, Herbert Isaacson, Dane Kostin, Marvin Lapuk, Jeffrey Mirman and Lisa Zaccardelli, along with several paralegals and staff will join Hinckley, Allen. These talented professionals will join the existing office of Hinckley Allen in downtown Hartford and will serve clients in Connecticut and throughout the northeast. “With the ever-growing need for sophisticated legal services across the region, our move to Hinckley Allen will afford us a larger platform from which to serve our clients,” said Kleinman, the former managing partner of Levy & Droney.

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP entered the Connecticut market in 2008 with the addition of 25 lawyers from the former well-known firm of Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn. Continuing the growth trajectory, T im Corey, formerly managing partner of Pepe and Hazard, LLP, joined Hinckley Allen in 2009 to lead its Connecticut Construction practice.

As to the addition of the Levy & Droney attorneys, “Our firm is thrilled to add a team of talented and experienced lawyers, who share in our philosophy, our results-oriented, pragmatic approach to the practice of law and to the service we provide to our clients,” said Marc Crisafulli, Hinckley Allen’s Managing Partner. “Hinckley Allen will continue to be a full-service business law firm. These additions add depth and bench strength to our core business/finance and litigation practices as well as significantly expand our real estate and trusts and estates capabilities,” said Crisafulli.

“I look forward to being a part of the Hinckley Allen team and offering my clients the wide range of services the firm provides,” said Droney. Levy added, “We are particularly impressed by Hinckley Allen’s commitment to support a wide array of community charities, events and programs which are so critical to the areas we serve.”

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP provides a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice to clients throughout the northeast. With offices in Boston, Providence, Concord, Hartford and Albany, our team of lawyers provides legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge in such specialties as bankruptcy and insolvency, commercial and real estate finance, venture capital, intellectual property, state and federal taxation, securities law, health care law, construction law, corporate law, gaming law, municipal restructuring, real estate law, government investigations and white collar criminal defense, labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

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