Bulkley Richardson Welcomes Four New Associates

Bulkley Richardson is pleased to welcome Sean Buxton, Christa Calabretta, Allison Laughner and Yevgeniy “Gene” Pilman to the firm.

Sean Buxton will practice in the Litigation department. He earned a J.D. from Western New England University School of Law, summa cum laude, in 2022. He is a graduate of Princeton University, cum laude, where he earned a B.A. Sean spent the last year as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ariane D. Vuono of the Massachusetts Appeals Court and previously was an intern at the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office and Superior Court of New Jersey.

Christabelle Calabretta will focus her practice on Business and Health Care matters. She is a 2023 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and earned a B.A. from St. John’s University and an A.A. from Suffolk County Community College.

Allison Laughner will split her time between the Trusts & Estates and Family Law departments.  She graduated from Western New England University School of Law in 2023 where she was on the Law Review staff. She is also earned an M.B.A. at Western New England University College of Business and a B.A. from Smith College.

Yevgeniy “Gene” Pilman will practice in both the Business and Real Estate departments. He earned a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2015 where he was a Cordozo Scholar and a B.A. from Hunter College City University of New York, summa cum laude.

“Bulkley Richardson continues to expand and attracting talented lawyers has proven to be a key to our success. Adding Gene as a lateral attorney, along with three first year lawyers who were all graduates of our summer associate training program, strengthens the firm’s infrastructure and allows us to maintain the quality of work that we are able to provide from top to bottom,” commented Dan Finnegan, Managing Partner.