- Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., 2018)
- magna cum laude
- University of Hartford (B.A., 2013)
- summa cum laude
Wiggin and Dana is proud to announce that Benchmark Litigation 2019 ranked seven Wiggin and Dana Partners "Local Litigation Stars" and five Partners as "Future Stars".
Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Paul Tuchmann, former Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, has joined the firm as a Litigation Partner in the White Collar Defense, Investigations and Corporate Compliance practice group. Mr. Tuchmann's practice will focus on representing and advising corporations, boards of directors, special committees and individuals regarding internal investigations, regulatory compliance, criminal defense, and related civil and administrative matters. Mr. Tuchmann's practice will also include complex civil litigation.
In its annual "Best Law Firm" rankings, U.S. News recognized Wiggin and Dana's Franchise Law practice nationally and 22 additional practice areas regionally in Connecticut, Philadelphia and New York.
Wiggin and Dana is proud to announce that 42 of our attorneys have been recognized in 2018 Super Lawyers. Two of them have also been recognized on various Connecticut's Top Lawyers’ Lists. Twenty-four of those attorneys were recognized in 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers Magazine, four in the New York Metro Area Super Lawyers Magazine, and one in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine. We also have thirteen attorneys listed as Rising Stars. The following are the recognized Wiggin and Dana lawyers and their respective practice areas:
Wiggin and Dana has secured a victory in the matter of the Estate of Evelyn Seiden, resulting in the refund of approximately half a million dollars of New York Estate taxes imposed on the QTIP trust that was established by her husband’s will following his death in 2010. In a case of first impression brought before the New York Surrogate’s Court, Surrogate Rita Mella ordered the refund and vacated a New York State Notice of Deficiency imposed against the estate.
Wiggin and Dana has been ranked nationally among a select group of firms as a "BTI Mover and Shaker" in BTI's Legal Innovation and Technology Outlook 2019: Clients Rank Their Needs and Law Firm Performance. The ranking identifies Wiggin and Dana as one of the firms, "disrupting the legal industry by making strategic and tactical moves." BTI Consulting Group's new report, is the only guide to rank firms on legal innovation and technology based solely on client input.