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Robinson+Cole Lawyer Named to BusinessWest’s “40 Under Forty”

BusinessWest recognized Robinson+Cole lawyer Kathleen E. Dion as a “40 Under Forty” winner during the publication’s annual gala event on June 21, 2018 at The Log Cabin in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Ms. Dion is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Business Litigation Group where she focuses her practice on all aspects of civil and criminal litigation.

Ms. Dion frequently handles cases related to education, government and internal investigations, and business disputes. She is also a member of Robinson+Cole's Education Industry Team, where she represents private schools, colleges, and universities in a variety of civil matters, such as allegations of staff misconduct, Title IX matters, and tuition disputes. Ms. Dion holds leadership roles within local professional organizations, including serving on the executive committee of the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, where she is co-chair of the Education Committee.

In the community, Ms. Dion serves as the secretary of the board of directors for KNOX, a Hartford-based organization that uses horticulture to build greener, stronger neighborhoods through partnerships with residents, businesses and government. She also chairs the governance committee of Longmeadow Montessori Internationale, Inc. and serves as President of the Longmeadow Educational Excellence Foundation.

BusinessWest's 40 Under Forty recognizes 40 young business and civic leaders in Western Mass. who demonstrate excellence within their profession, a commitment to giving back to the community, dedication to family and work/life balance, and a focus on what else they do in each of those realms. This year’s recipients were chosen from more 180 unique nominations and hail from a host of different industries.

About Robinson+Cole

Robinson+Cole is a service mark of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm with more than 200 lawyers in nine offices serving regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. For more information, please visit

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