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Shipman & Goodwin LLP is pleased to welcome two new associates to the Firm’s Tax and Employee Benefits practice. Deanna L. McWeeney will be based out of the Firm’s Hartford office, while Moira F. Petrone will be located in the Stamford office.

Moira will represent individuals and companies with regard to tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, various tax and corporate governance issues affecting tax-exempt organizations, enforcement, and collection defense, and other federal and state of Connecticut tax controversies. Prior to joining Shipman, Moira was a senior associate at a Big Four accounting firm in its mergers and acquisitions federal tax group. She received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and her B.A. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.



Deanna has experience in general legal matters, contracts, negotiations, tax planning, audit defense, mergers and acquisitions, and other related transactions. Prior to joining Shipman, she was a transactional associate working on mergers and acquisitions and general business planning matters. She received her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law and her B.A. from Boston College.