BETHANY FLAHERTY is Associate Counsel at The Hartford where she manages ERISA and non-ERISA life and disability litigation, in addition to corporate litigation matters. Before moving to The Hartford, Bethany worked in private practice at Bingham McCutchen LLP in New York, where she represented broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds and financial institutions in connection with securities litigation and regulatory matters. Bethany received her B.A. magna cum laude from Wheaton College (MA) and her J.D. summa cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review.