The Connecticut Law Tribune has recognized Robinson+Cole lawyers Stephen O. Clancy, Pamela H. Del Negro, and Kathleen E. Dion as New Leaders in the Law. They were honored at an awards dinner on October 3 at The Bond Ballroom in Hartford. This distinction spotlights lawyers under the age of 40 who have excelled in the courtroom, in client service and cultivation, in service to bar associations, and in performing pro bono work or community service in a volunteer capacity.
Stephen O. Clancy is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group where he focuses his practice on insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, as well as professional liability and other complex litigation. Mr. Clancy’s insurance coverage experience includes the representation of property, liability, and excess insurance carriers in connection with high-exposure litigation often involving claims for extra-contractual damages. His experience also includes the representation of a diverse group of individual and institutional clients including legal, medical, financial, insurance, and design professionals. Mr. Clancy has devoted significant time to the American Bar Association TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee and will ascend to chair of the Committee for the 2018-2019 term. He similarly contributes to the Professional Liability Underwriting Society by serving on the Hartford Chapter Steering Committee and serving as co-chair of the Charity Committee of the Chapter. Since 2013, Mr. Clancy has served on the Board of Corporators of the iQuilt Partnership, a redevelopment initiative to attract more people to Hartford’s many arts and cultural destinations, to improve the city’s cultural network, and to strengthen its economy and workforce.
Pamela H. Del Negro advises health care providers, including hospitals, health systems, physician-hospital organizations, and community providers, on health care laws and general corporate matters. She provides counsel to the health care industry on a full range of transactional and regulatory health law issues and also advises health care technology firms and other vendors to the health care industry on compliance with data privacy laws and regulations. Ms. Del Negro is a member of Robinson+Cole's Health Law Group and is a regular contributor to the group’s blog Health Law Diagnosis. Ms. Del Negro was recently appointed to the Editorial Board of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law. She served on the editorial board for the AHLA’s corporate practice of medicine project and as Health Law and Policy Liaison to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section, Physician Issues Interest Group. As a member of the HITECH task force of ABA, she participated in the development of a regulatory crosswalk documenting changes to federal health care privacy laws. In addition, Ms. Del Negro has served as a member and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Pathways/Senderos Center, an organization that targets poverty-stricken youth for services designed to prevent teen pregnancy. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Watkinson School in Hartford.
Kathleen E. 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 the firm'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 Vice President of the Longmeadow Educational Excellence Foundation.
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