Robinson+Cole has signed the American Bar Association (ABA) Well-Being Pledge, a campaign dedicated to improving the substance use and mental health landscape of the legal profession. Organized by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession, the Pledge is designed to address the profession’s troubling rates of alcohol and other substance-use disorders, as well as mental health issues.
Robinson+Cole has signed on to participate in the Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 3.0, a year-long certification process developed to increase the representation of diverse lawyers in leadership positions by broadening the pool of women, lawyers of color, lawyers with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ lawyers who are considered for significant governance roles, partner promotions, lateral partner and senior associate hiring and inclusion in business development initiatives.
Business Litigation Group lawyer Benjamin C. Jensen was selected by the Hartford Business Journal for inclusion in its 2019 “40 Under Forty” class. Ben was honored during a special event at East Hartford’s Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field on September 26, 2019. The Hartford Business Journal's 2019 “40 Under Forty” class showcases a diversity of up-and-coming professionals who are leading their organizations in sectors that include the legal, technology, insurance, real estate, banking and nonprofit arenas, and from organizations both small and large. They represent the promising future of the city, region, and state, and were selected from among more than 175 nominees.
Robinson+Cole was again ranked as a “highly recommended” firm in Connecticut in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation. The firm also received a “recommended” ranking in the area of labor & employment.
The following Robinson+Cole lawyers earned the “Local Litigation Stars” honor: Wystan M. Ackerman, Bradford S. Babbitt, Patrick W. Begos, Joseph L. Clasen, Gerald P. Dwyer Jr., Edward J. Heath, Linda L. Morkan, Rhonda J. Tobin, Theodore J. Tucci, and James A. Wade. In addition, Stephen W. Aronson received the “Labor & Employment Star – Northeast” recognition from the second edition of Benchmark Labor & Employment.
Robinson+Cole lawyer Peter R. Knight was recognized by Lawyers for Children America (LFCA) for providing pro bono legal services to Connecticut children who are victims of abuse and neglect during the organization’s honor and awards event in Hartford, Connecticut on September 23, 2019. Mr. Knight has been an LFCA volunteer for more than twenty years and, in that time, has represented dozens of children of all ages, throughout the State in matters involving the Department of Children and Families in Connecticut Juvenile Court.
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