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This spring, the Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to hear argument in Centerplan Construction Company, LLC, et al. v. City of Hartford, a construction law case related to the development and construction of the Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford.  This case was initially brought before the Superior Court by Centerplan Construction Company, LLC and DoNo Hartford LLC, the original developers of the Dunkin’ Donuts Park, after the City terminated its agreement with the developers due to significa ...

On March 24, 2021, UKS shareholder Christopher Brigham will participate in a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce entitled COVID-19 Vaccinations: What Employees and Employers Need to Know. The discussion is part of the Chamber’s Councils and Conversations Series. Attorney Brigham will provide practical advice to employers and employees regarding their legal responsibilities and rights in connection with Covid-19 vaccinations and related concerns for the busines ...

On March 4, 2021, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy shareholder Michael Botelho chaired the panel “Understanding the Roles of Disclosure Counsel and Underwriter’s Counsel” at the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ virtual Institute. The panel discussed the roles and responsibilities of underwriter’s counsel and disclosure counsel and addressed such topics as due diligence responsibilities, working with guidelines for outside counsel, client expectations, industry trends, holding a meaningful due ...

On March 24, 2021, UKS attorney Andrew Houlding will serve as the moderator for a Connecticut Bar Association virtual program concerning Developments in Indian Law in Federal and Tribal Courts.  Featured speakers include Professor Bethany Berger, UConn School of Law, Edward Gasser, Esq., Gasser Law Firm LLC and Joseph Strafaci, Esq. Law Offices of M. John Strafaci. This program will provide updates on current caselaw in areas concerning tribal jurisdiction, taxation and civil rights, as well as ...