West Hartford, CT — September 18, 2023 – ACCEL Law Group, a West Hartford, Connecticut based law firm with a national insurance transactional and regulatory practice, today announced that Emily Collins has joined the firm as an Associate.

Emily Collins

Emily is a 2023 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law. She previously served as a part-time law clerk during the academic year and as a Summer Associate at ACCEL Law Group in 2022.

During law school, Emily served on the Boards of the Latino Law Students Association, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Society, and Health Law Interest Group. In addition, Emily served as the Alumni Affairs Editor of the Connecticut Law Review and was an active member of the Connecticut Moot Court Board. Prior to joining ACCEL, Emily’s experience includes interning at Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, Eversource Energy, and a national insurance and financial services firm.

Emily received recognitions for her outstanding negotiation skills during law school and received the 2023 University of Connecticut “Women Law Students Award”.  She is an active member of the American Red Cross Blood Leader Program, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court.

ACCEL Law Group Managing Partner Chuck Welsh commented, “We are thrilled that Emily chose to start her legal career with ACCEL. Over the past year, she has already become an indispensable part of our team. In addition to being a very promising young lawyer, she is also a great person with whom colleagues and clients enjoy working.”