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Reid and Riege, P.C. is pleased to announce that Thomas R. Kasper has been named its new President.

The Stockholders of Reid and Riege have selected Thomas R. Kasper to succeed Jon P. Newton, who has been the firm’s President since 2016.  Tom becomes the eighth president to lead the firm since it was founded in Harford in 1950.  A Hartford-based firm with 34 attorneys, Reid and Riege also has offices in New Haven and West Hartford.  Reid and Riege is a full-service firm providing legal counsel to publicly traded companies, closely held businesses, financial institutions, health and human services entities, and multiemployer and single employer benefit plans, and has a significant estate planning and settlement practice providing sophisticated planning, settlement, trust administration, and fiduciary services.

Tom has been with the firm since 1999.  His practice is focused on commercial real estate and general business representation.  Since 2017, Tom has led the firm’s Business Services, Commercial Real Estate, Finance & Lending, Nonprofit Organizations, and Health & Human Services practices while also serving on the firm’s Management Committee.

“I am both humbled and honored to be selected by my fellow Stockholders as the firm’s new President,” Tom said.  “I am eager to help continue the firm’s proud tradition and commitment to the service of our clients and our community.  I want to thank Jon Newton, who has provided wise, inclusive and steady leadership, always ensuring that client service remains our top priority, but never forgetting the value of each and every employee.  Jon will continue to serve the firm as the leader of our Insolvency & Bankruptcy practice.  We are very well positioned to continue our success with a strong management team in place, outstanding attorneys and a talented professional staff.    We are proud of our past and excited about our future.”

About Reid and Riege, P.C.

The firm’s focus includes the following areas of practice:  business services; commercial real estate; employment matters; environmental matters; estate planning and settlement; finance and lending; health and human services; insolvency and bankruptcy; intellectual property; litigation; multiemployer benefit plans; nonprofit organizations; single employer benefits and pension; and trust and wealth management.  For additional information, please visit