WSHB is proud to announce the opening of its newest office in Hartford, Connecticut, led by managing partner, Jacqueline Maulucci, and a team of accomplished lawyers.

Jacqueline is a renowned trial lawyer with a strong track record of defending high-profile catastrophic cases. Her expertise includes cases against companies, individuals, medical professionals, and their staff, as well as defending premises liability claims and automobile accidents. She represents employers and companies against discrimination claims and has been recognized for her ability to handle even the most challenging cases.

"I am honored and excited to take on the role of managing partner in the Hartford Office," stated Jacqueline Maulucci. "This is an exceptional firm and I am committed to continuing to build upon its established reputation for top-notch legal services."

Kate Adams also joins the partnership, handling complex matters throughout Connecticut. With extensive experience in insurance coverage and complex litigation, Kate is a perfect addition to the Connecticut team. Her expertise covers a broad range of coverage issues under commercial general liability, homeowners and property policies, professional liability, and automobile liability. Kate is widely sought out for her counsel on best claim-handling practices and has significant experience litigating commercial liability, employment practices liability, and general liability cases.

Megan Michaud also joins the Hartford office as senior counsel, focusing her practice on defending companies and employers against workers' compensation claims. She handles employment and labor law cases involving discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage violations, as well as cases involving FLSA, Title VII, and the ADA. Megan is celebrated for her abilities in successfully handling dispositive motions and obtaining favorable settlements for her clients in Connecticut state and federal courts.

Rounding out the new team in Hartford is senior counsel, Aaron Cruz, who centers his practice on employment and labor law, workers' compensation, insurance coverage, and non-medical professional liability. In his prior practice, Aaron defended private and public employers in wage and hours disputes, breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, and harassment.

“We are thrilled to expand our firm’s footprint to Hartford, Connecticut, and have Jacqueline Maulucci and a team of truly talented lawyers join us,” said firmwide managing partner Stewart Reid. “Their reputation for excellence in trial work and complex coverage issues coupled with dedication to client service alights perfectly with our firm’s core values, and we look forward to serving clients in the region with the same high level of commitment and expertise.”

WSHB's expansion into Hartford marks the firm's 34th location in the United States.

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