Dana R. Bucin

Dana R. Bucin

Shareholder, Hartford

(860) 548-2629


Dana R. Bucin is a Shareholder in the firm’s Hartford and Middletown offices and she focuses her practice in the areas of Commercial Lending & Banking, General Corporate Counsel, Immigration, International Business Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Venture Capital & Private Equity.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bucin has accumulated experience in immigration law and international business matters.  She worked as an Intern for Local Development at an international port facility in Venezuela and as an Export Assistant for a Romanian manufacturer and exporter of garden furniture.

Ms. Bucin is fluent in Spanish, French, and Romanian, and has a basic knowledge of Italian, German, Hungarian and Latin.  Ms. Bucin has represented both business and individual clients with their green card applications, H-1B visas, foreign investor visas, naturalization, religious worker visas, as well as various other employment- and family-based immigration matters.   

Ms. Bucin has been listed as a 2011 Rising Star by the SuperLawyers Magazine, a designation reserved to 2.5% of the attorneys in each state.  She was listed among the 2010 Women in the Law High Achievers by the Connecticut Law Tribune.  For her leadership within the Greater Hartford Community, Ms. Bucin has been honored as a “40 Under Forty” award recipient by the Hartford Business Journal in 2009.

Ms. Bucin is admitted to the bar in the State of Connecticut, State of New York and the District of Columbia.  She received her J.D. from Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Practice FocusEducation
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law,  Boston, Massachusetts, 2005
    Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, Institut de Droit Comparé, Lyon, France – Spring 2004
  • B.A., summa cum laude, International Business, Politics & Government, Romance Languages & Literatures, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH 2002
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Business and Entrepreneurial Scholar
    Woltemade Award for International Business
Professional & Community Associations
  • Connecticut Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2011
  • Women in the Law High Achievers, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2010
  • 40 Under Forty, Hartford Business Journal, 2009
  • MetroHartford Alliance – International Business Council Executive Committee
  • World Affairs Council of CT - Chair of the Young Professionals Committee
  • Meritas Leadership Institute (2008-2009)
  • Connecticut Bar Association – Chair of YLS Section of International Law
  • Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association – Board of Directors (2007-2009)
  • Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE) - Entrepreneurs Task Force
  • Connecticut Venture Group - YCVG Steering Committee
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Connecticut
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Romanian
Dana R. Bucin

Wyndi Wilson

Administrative Assistant