Katherine Scanlon has been chosen as Managing Partner of Reardon Scanlon Vodola Barnes LLP, following a recent vote of the law firm’s partnership.
“Kathy Scanlon is a great lawyer and an inspiring community leader, and this is a natural match of her management skills and the firm’s needs,” said partner Jim Reardon. “We are glad that she has accepted the role of Managing Partner and we know she will help continue to strengthen our position as a go-to insurance and financial services litigation law firm.”
Scanlon will be responsible for firm administration and steering the growth of the firm and its offices in Connecticut and New York.
“I am honored by this vote of confidence from my partners,” said Scanlon, a West Hartford, Connecticut, resident. “I look forward to serving as Managing Partner, and continuing the firm’s tradition of providing great legal service for our clients.”
Added Scanlon: “It is a tribute to our excellent lawyers that Reardon Scanlon Vodola Barnes has had steady expansion, and that we expect that to continue into the future.”
Scanlon has a noteworthy list of legal and civic accomplishments. A founding partner of Reardon Scanlon Vodola Barnes in 2012, she has extensive experience in complex business litigation in cases across the country, representing clients in the financial services, life insurance, and property and casualty insurance industries, and providing counsel regarding matters ranging from pharmaceutical marketing fraud to annuity product litigation, cyber insurance coverage, business torts, and many other fields. She is a former Connecticut trial and appellate court law clerk.
Scanlon participates each year in the Pan-Mass Challenge, or PMC, which raised more than $40 million last year to support cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is also a former member of the [Connecticut judicial committee regarding lawyers in need of assistance] A graduate of the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut School of Law, Scanlon also enjoys golfing and camping with her husband, Bob, and their three children.
Reardon Scanlon Vodola Barnes LLP is a boutique law firm focused on the representation of the insurance industry and other commercial entities in litigation and regulatory matters. Formed in September 2012, the Firm brings together more than 70 years of combined legal experience of its four partners, who previously worked together at an international law firm. The vision of the Firm is to partner with its clients to resolve challenging business problems, develop result-oriented litigation strategies, and execute the strategies in a cost-effective way.