Robinson+Cole is pleased to welcome the following law students as members of our 2023 summer associate class: Paul Alderete (University of Connecticut School of Law), Jessica Cocomazzi (Quinnipiac University School of Law), Kevin Feeley (Temple University Beasley School of Law), Isabella Grillo (Boston University School of Law), Tyler Haas (Roger Williams University School of Law), Olta Shkembi (University of Connecticut School of Law) and Joy Vincenzo (Western New England University School of Law) . In addition, the firm welcomes Sarina Bhargava (University of Connecticut School of Law) and Erica Whaley (Roger Williams University School of Law) as legal interns.
In its 2023 edition, the legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the following Robinson+Cole lawyers Linn F. Freedman, Natalie D. Ramsey, Rachel Jaffe Mauceri, Joseph A. Barra, Matthew J. Guanci, Jr., Eric M. Kogan, Megan E. Baroni, Robert S. Melvin, Earl W. Phillips, Jr., James P. Ray, Emilee Mooney Scott, Lisa M. Boyle, Theodore J. Tucci, Matthew M. Burke, Britt-Marie K. Cole-Johnson, Natale V. DiNatale, Stephen W. Aronson, Jeffrey J. White, James A. Wade, Garry C. Berman, Steven L. Elbaum and Charles F. Martin III.
The firm also earned rankings in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Healthcare, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate. Read more in the press release.
Congratulations to the following on their 2023 recognitions:
Lisa B. Andrzejewski - Women in Construction, New York Real Estate Journal
Joseph A. Barra - Massachusetts "Go To" Construction Lawyer, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Stephen J. Boyajian - "Leaders in the Law," Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly / "Professional Excellence in Law," Rhode Island Monthly
John P. Casey - 2023 Jeanne Czel Person of the Year Award, Connecticut Marine Trades Association
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson - "Women in Business," Hartford Business Journal
Katherine M. Fix - "Lawyers on the Fast Track," Legal Intelligencer
Dana M. Horton - "Professional Excellence in Law," Rhode Island Monthly
Leticia C. Pimentel - "Up & Coming Lawyers," Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly
Austin G. Provost - “Ones to Watch Rising Stars,” New York Real Estate Journal
Natalie D. Ramsey - 2023 Top Women in ABL, ABF Journal / "Distinguished Leader," Legal Intelligencer
Jacqueline Pennino Scheib - 2023 IP Stars, Managing IP
Robinson+Cole announces the addition of Ze'-ev D. Eiger as a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets + Securities Team, Jessica L. Rothman as a partner in the firm’s Construction Group, and E. Evans Wohlforth, Jr. as a partner in the firm’s Managed Care + Employee Benefit Litigation Group.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Ze’-ev, Jessica, and Evans to the firm and to our expanding Capital Markets + Securities, Construction, and Managed Care + Employee Benefit Litigation groups,” said Rhonda J. Tobin, Robinson+Cole’s Managing Partner. “They are seasoned lawyers who are highly respected practitioners. Their experience broadens the depth and strength of our practices and the services we offer our clients. Their addition also furthers our strategic objective to grow in large commercial centers.” Read more in the press release.
For the third consecutive year, Robinson+Cole has achieved Mansfield Rule Certification after completing a year-long process that began in July 2021. Robinson+Cole is one of only 165 law firms to receive Mansfield Rule 5.0 certification. The certification is developed and facilitated by Diversity Lab in an effort 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.
“Fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is integral to Robinson+Cole’s core values of collaboration, civility, and inclusion,” said Robinson+Cole Managing Partner Rhonda Tobin. “Our continued participation in Mansfield Rule certification provides us with measurable benchmarks to ensure we are diversifying the leaders of our firm in accordance with those core values.”
Read more in the press release. View the firm's latest DE+I Newsletter.
Robinson+Cole ranked #25 in the 2023 Best Law Firms to Work For category as part of the annual Vault Law Firm Rankings. The results of the rankings are derived from Vault’s Annual Associate Survey in which nearly 20,000 associates rated and commented on various aspects of their work lives.
Vault’s Law Firm Quality of Life Rankings include 15 subcategories. In addition to ranking in the 2023 Best 50 Law Firms to Work For category, Robinson+Cole received top 10 recognitions in the Integrations of Laterals & Clerks category, Technology & Innovation category and Wellness category. Learn more.
Welcome to Robinson+Cole, an AmLaw 200 law firm established over 178 years ago, with a deeply-rooted culture of collaboration, civility and inclusion. Serving regional, national, and international clients from offices throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Florida, and California, our 250-plus lawyers and other professionals share a simple, common goal: We’ll work hard to know you, your industry, and your business so that we can provide the service and representation that best fits your needs.