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Ombuds and Pro Bono Coordinator - Vaughan  Finn

Vaughan Finn

Ombuds and Pro Bono Coordinator

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Vaughan Finn is Shipman & Goodwin’s Ombuds and Pro Bono Coordinator.  Until July 2016, she was a partner specializing in litigation, including in the areas of employment, employee benefits and petroleum franchising.  Vaughan has served as both a private and court-appointed mediator.  She also serves as Counsel to the Federal Grievance Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.


  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer®: Business Litigation (2006-2019); Employee Benefits/ERISA (2006-2014)
  • Special Master, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee (Executive Committee Member)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • International Ombudsman Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center: Pro Bono Attorney
  • Lawyers for Children America: Pro Bono Attorney

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  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1977
  • Harvard College, B.A., 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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