Timothy Fisher, new dean of the UConn Law School, center, talks during a reception in his honor Wednesday. The UConn Law School has picked Fisher as its new dean, unusual because Fisher was a partner in a local law firm, not an academic. Wednesday 17 Hartford law firms held a reception for Fisher at the Bingham McCutchen law offices in downtown Hartford. Gov. Malloy, at left, Daniel I. Papermaster of Bingham, third from left, and University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst, right, stand with him Wednesday.
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