McCarter & English Partner Thomas J. (Tom) Rechen will receive the William (Bill) R. Davis President’s Award from the Hartford County Bar Association (HCBA) on May 16, 2023.
The award honors an HCBA member who exemplifies the highest traditions of the legal profession, has performed significant services to the community at large, and exemplifies excellence and civility in his or her practice.
Rechen, an accomplished trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex business and intellectual property disputes, served as president of the HCBA from 2020-2021, leading the organization through the difficult challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. He has contributed countless hours benefitting the Hartford County and state bar associations, including mentoring young lawyers, presenting continuing legal education programs, and serving as Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Litigation Section. In addition, he has led a number of civic and charitable causes.