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Verrill Dana Attorney Andrew Nevas Elected to Become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation

January 8, 2018 Press Releases

(January 8, 2018) – Verrill Dana attorney Andrew Nevas has been elected to become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to ensure equal access to legal services for all, regardless of power or resources.

Selection of Fellows is based on a demonstration of superior legal ability and devotion to the welfare of the community, as well as to the advancement of the legal profession.

With nearly 30 years of experience practicing law in Connecticut, Nevas is committed to supporting the state's legal community. His current practice focuses primarily in the field of civil and matrimonial litigation, representing both corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

About The Connecticut Bar Foundation:A non-profit organization established in 1952, the Connecticut Bar Foundation works to ensure that the state's legal system is available to all, regardless of power or resources. The Foundation seeks to assure a reliable and sufficient flow of funds to support legal services that protect the interests of those who cannot afford private counsel. To learn more, visit www.ctbarfdn.org.

Firm Highlights

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2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

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Developing Positive Workplace Relationships Through Cultural Diversity and Company Culture

On October 8, employment and labor attorney Liz Johnston will be presenting with panelists Carol Marzouk of Leadership 'N' Soul and Thea Foglietta Silverstein of Travelers during Perrin Conferences' Developing Positive Workplace Relationships Through...

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Michael K. Fee to Lead Verrill’s Nationally-Recognized Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Amidst Recent Changes

(August 31, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce Michael K. Fee as the new leader of Verrill’s nationally-recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. The Group has a long history of representing a...

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Domestic Discovery for Foreign Arbitrations? Now Three Circuits Say “No”

Well, that didn’t take long! Earlier this month I posted a short piece describing a two-to-two circuit split on the question of whether a foreign private arbitration panel is a “foreign or international tribunal&rdquo...

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ERISA and COBRA Implications for EAPs and Wellness Programs

There is a growing trend for employers to provide employee assistance programs (“EAPs”) and wellness programs for the benefit of their employees. Typically, the employer pays for benefits under these programs out of its...

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MPUC Issues Order Setting Forth “Discrete Electric Generating Facilities” Safe Harbor

Today, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) issued an Advisory Ruling establishing a safe harbor for the determination whether a generation facility is a Discrete Electric Generating Facility for the purposes of qualifying for...

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Mainebiz 2020 Business Leaders of the Year

We are happy to be sponsoring this year's Mainebiz 2020 Business Leaders of the Year virtual event, Wednesday, October 14, 3:30-5:30pm. The reception will honor the 2020 honorees and recognize alumni. In addition to...

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Zoom ADR: Best Practices for Virtually Every Virtual ADR Event

As the post-COVID-19 “new normal” comes into focus, it is unlikely that civil jury trials will happen in many jurisdictions until at least the spring of 2021. For family law matters, cases involving children...

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Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

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Verrill Welcomes Litigator Anuj Khetarpal

(September 30, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome litigation attorney Anuj Khetarpal to the firm as a member of both the Litigation & Trial Group and Health Care & Life Sciences Group. At...