Biography

Kristen assists Verrill's senior litigators with various aspects of their cases from inception through completion, including managing discovery, legal research and writing, and trial preparation. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters and family law.

Kristen's passion for providing pro bono legal service and her commitment to the Villanova Civil Justice Clinic earned her the Joseph R. Wenk Award.

Prior to joining Verrill, Kristen practiced as a commercial litigator in New York with a focus on insurance recovery litigation, representing individual and corporate policyholders in a variety of complex insurance recovery litigation matters.

When Kristen is not in the office, she can be found cooking, reading, and cheering on the Villanova Wildcats basketball team.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law  (J.D., cum laude)
  • Villanova University  (B.A., cum laude)
    • Dean's List, Phi Alpha Theta

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut

Honors

  • The Joseph R. Wenk Award
  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch under Commercial Litigation
  • Top Lawyer in Fairfield County in Civil Law Litigation by Moffly Media

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Firm Highlights

Event

Implications of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Webinar

Join Verrill's Robert Laplaca who will be presenting this webinar on understanding what risks confront gambling businesses operating on the internet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed in 2006, but its implications...

Event

Annual Update Part 6: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion - Top Legal Challenges and Best Practices for Your Company

Join Verrill for its sixth session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Update Series. Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez will discuss steps that employers are taking to embrace diversity in their hiring practices...

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Blog

Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

Verrill attorneys Juliet T. Browne, James I. Cohen, Gordon R. Smith, and Mathew J. Todaro were recently recognized for energy and environmental law in Maine in the 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide . Chambers...

News

Verrill Elects Longtime Partner Scott Anderson as New Managing Partner

Publication/Podcast

Hospitals Win 340B Medicare Rate Cut Suit, But When, How, and How Much They Will Recoup Remains Unclear

In a recent unanimous decision, the Supreme Court found that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), erred when it significantly reduced...

Publication/Podcast

New DOJ Task Force Announced Will Impact Health Care Providers & Prescribers in Northern New England

Major enforcement news was released today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for medical professionals and anyone working in or around the health care space in Maine , New Hampshire , and Vermont . The United...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Blog

Health Plans: PCORI Fee Is Due August 1, 2022

What is the PCORI Fee? The Affordable Care Act created a non-profit corporation, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”), to conduct research to help individuals, providers, and policymakers make better healthcare choices by advancing...

News

Verrill Partner Robert Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s Governing Committee

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