UConn Law Alumni Kendra K. McGuire and Kaylee Navarra Join the West Hartford Office as Associates
Gfeller Laurie LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Kendra K. McGuire and Kaylee Navarra have joined the firm’s West Hartford office as Associates.
Kendra joins the firm after earning her Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal and worked as a teaching assistant. During law school, she interned with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, where she focused primarily on civil rights litigation.
Before graduating law school, Kendra received numerous honors. She was the recipient of the 2022 University of Connecticut Insurance Law Center JD Award, the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and the CALI Excellence Award in Street Law. Kendra graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University, where she studied Psychology and Political Science.
Kaylee, who worked for GL as a summer associate in 2021, also joins the firm after earning her Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as the Managing Editor of the Connecticut Law Review. During law school, Kaylee served as a teaching assistant for the first-year legal research and writing program, interned in the claim legal department of an insurance company, and performed clinical work as part of UConn Law’s Animal Law Clinic. Further, she was honored as a recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Law and Forensic Science.
Prior to law school, Kaylee worked in educational publishing and graduated summa cum laude from St. John’s University and its Honors Program, where she studied English and Government & Politics.
Welcome aboard Kendra and Kaylee!