Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP is pleased to welcome two new associate lawyers to the firm, demonstrating the firm’s continued growth across its offices and practices.

Adam C. Brocklehurst joins Carmody’s Corporate & Business Services Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Stamford office. Adam focuses on corporate, commercial and transactional matters. He works with businesses of all sizes across a wide variety of industries and assists with entity formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and debt and equity financing. Adam received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Makana Ellis joins Carmody’s Litigation practice group and is based in the firm’s New Haven office. Prior to Carmody, Makana served as a Clerk for the Honorable Karen Goodrow at the Superior Court for the Judicial District of New Haven. Since then, Makana has enjoyed a varied litigation practice, handling matters including construction litigation, medical malpractice defense, breach of contract claims, CUTPA claims, mass tort, products liability, class actions, and personal injury claims. Makana most recently served as the President of the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association for the 2021-2022 bar year, and is active with the New Haven County Bar Association. Makana received her J.D. from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law.

Commenting on the appointments, Managing Partner Richard L. Street said: “We are thrilled to welcome our new colleagues Adam and Makana. We are confident they will help our clients achieve many successes and contribute unique perspectives that will both benefit our clients and our firm.”

Corporate & Business Services Practice Group

Carmody’s Corporate & Business Services practice group advises individuals, public and privately held companies, government entities and non-profit organizations on the full range of business matters. With deep roots in the business community, Carmody is known for bringing practical guidance and creative solutions to the most complex business issues.

Litigation Practice Group

Carmody’s Litigation Practice Group represents a wide range of clients from large national and international clients to small businesses, including banks, corporations, independent schools, developers, insurers, energy providers and governmental entities. The team’s strength in advising on a wide range of complex disputes together with their highly pragmatic and responsive approach has resulted in many long-standing clients who trust Carmody with their most critical legal matters.