57 Robinson+Cole lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Of the 57 lawyers from across the firm’s practice groups and offices named to the list, 44 are from Connecticut. The firm continues to have the highest number of recognized lawyers in the state. Robinson+Cole also has the highest number of listed lawyers in Connecticut in the areas of environmental law, insurance law, and litigation-construction.
Additionally, the following four lawyers were named the Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford, Connecticut, in the noted practice areas: Thomas P. Cody in Real Estate Law, Michael R. Enright in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, John B. Lynch Jr. in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Theodore J. Tucci in Insurance Law. Kathleen M. Porter was also named a Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston, Massachusetts, in the area of Information Technology Law.
Litigation Section Co-chair Rhonda J. Tobin has been named one of Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2019. In this national list, Ms. Tobin is the only female litigator chosen in the state of Connecticut. This is the fifth consecutive year she has received the distinction.
Robinson+Cole is pleased to announce the addition of Kenneth A. Sherman and Virginia K. Trunkes as counsel in the firm’s Construction practice. Mr. Sherman joins the firm’s Boston office and Ms. Trunkes is resident in the firm’s New York office.
Labor, Employment, Benefits + Immigration Group lawyer Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson, has been selected for inclusion among the Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Nation’s Best in the Eastern Region. Honorees were selected for their prominence and distinction in their field, their noteworthy accomplishments, and their commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Intellectual Property + Technology Group Chair Jacqueline Pennino Scheib has been named an IP Star in the 2019/20 edition of “IP STARS,” published by Managing Intellectual Property, one of the industry’s leading publications. Honorees are recognized as “the top practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally well for their clients and firms in the past year.” Ms. Scheib was highlighted for her work in the area of IP transactions as well as several Trade Mark categories, including strategy and counseling as well as litigation. IP Stars provides in-depth analysis and rankings of some 1,900 IP firms and 5,200 practitioners globally. The IP Stars were selected through a rigorous process and weighted review of information that included interviews and surveys of partners and law firms across the country.
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