The law firm of Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger, P.C. (TCORS) of New London is pleased to announce that Partner Kristin Wainright of East Lyme has been named to serve as the firm’s managing partner.
Kristin, a Norwich native, joined the firm in 2010. Four years later she was named Partner. Kristin focuses her practice primarily in corporate and business law, public finance, banking, and real estate transactions.
Attorney Wainright succeeds Attorney Glenn Carberry, who managed the firm’s business for more than thirty years. “It’s time for a new generation of leadership to take over and run the business. We are fortunate to have someone with Kristin’s extensive background in corporate and business matters to step into that executive role,” said Carberry. “While the firm has grown in size to almost 50 employees in the past decade or so, our partnership is always looking to the future.”
Attorney Wainright noted, “The practice of law is changing every day and I hope to bring a new perspective on people and technology that will ensure our continued success and serve the needs of our business and individual clients.”
As an attorney and community leader, Kristin has received many commendations and awards. In 2015, she was named a “New Leaders in the Law” by the Connecticut Law Tribune. Kristin received the “40 Under Forty” award in 2013, awarded by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, and The Day. She was also recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” under the primary practice areas of real estate, business/corporate, and banking. She is a graduate of the Norwich Free Academy, Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Prior to joining TCORS, she was an associate with the international law firm of Dechert LLP.
Kristin serves as a board member for the Eastern Connecticut Chamber Foundation. She is a member of the Georgetown Alumni Admissions Program. She is a member, board member and treasurer of the New London County Bar Association, a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, American Bar Association and National Association of Bond Lawyers.