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Attorney Evan Goldstein was a judge at the inaugural Corridor Negotiation Competition at UConn Law School on March 9th where local law students from regional law schools competed.  This event was an opportunity for students to sharpen their negotiation skills by gaining valuable feedback from practitioners as well as a networking opportunity to get to know other law students with whom they will soon be practicing. The day consisted of two rounds of negotiation and several networking opportunities during lunch and the award ceremony.

On January 5, 2019, Attorney Evan Goldstein, Chair/President of the UVM Alumni Association Hartford Affinity Group, helped coordinate the Second Annual Networking & Job Fair event for students of the University of Vermont & recent graduates. This event was held at Keeney Manufacturing Co. & co-sponsored by the UVM Career Center. Students & recent graduates from UVM were able to speak with alumni & networkers in the areas of engineering, finance, marketing, sales, agriculture, education, health care, accounting, banking, IT, entrepreneurship, environmental, government & law. Students & recent UVM alumni attended this event from all over New England & the Tri-state area.

The officers & the Board of Directors of Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. (“UKS”) are pleased to announce the appointment of UKS Principal Attorney Thomas J. Welsh as the General Counsel of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Bussan Americas, Inc. (“NSBA”), effective as of January 1, 2019. NSBA is a trading company dealing with ferrous & non-ferrous metals, food & machinery & equipment with headquarters office in Chicago & with offices in Pittsburgh, Houston, Los Angeles area & Mexico City, Mexico & has joint ventures & facilities throughout the United States & Mexico. 

Attorney Welsh will have an office address & contact information at the NSBA Chicago headquarters but will remain as Counsel to UKS & will have his primary office & contracts at the UKS Hartford office.  Attorney Welsh is recognized for his work in commercial law & finance & other business law matters & will continue to supervise matters & serve UKS clients from its offices in Connecticut. 

Attorney Welsh’s office telephone number & e-mail address at the law firm of Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. in Hartford, CT will also remain the same. 

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Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. is a major Connecticut law firm with five offices throughout the State of Connecticut. Now entering its sixth decade of client service, the UKS’ comprehensive legal practice places it at the center of law, business & politics in Connecticut. UKS’ MERITAS™ membership extends its services across the United States & around the world & its affiliation with FOCUS Government Affairs @ UKS, LLC allows its clients to access legislative & public affairs services at the Federal, state & local levels. UKS takes pride in its fifty years of being globally capable, but distinctively Connecticut.