Wendy Kennedy Venoit is a partner in the Construction Practice Group of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder in Boston, MA. Wendy's practice is concentrated on construction litigation and dispute resolution. Ms. Venoit has litigated in state and federal forums throughout the country and has mediated and arbitrated construction disputes both nationally and internationally. She also counsels clients with respect to claims that arise during the course of construction projects so as to avoid litigation and achieve optimal resolutions. She also has extensive experience in both prosecuting and defending complex insurance coveragedisputes.Ms. Venoit is heavily involved in the ABA Forum on Construction Law, serving Chair (2017-2018), Membership Chair (2013-2016), Governing Committee Member (2011-2015), GC Liason to the 2014 Annual Meeting, former Chair of the International Construction Division - Division 8 (2009-2011), Co-Chair of the 2009 Midwinter Meeting, and a member of the Forum Publications Committee. She was the Treasurer of the Lawyers Collaborative on Diversity. Ms. Venoit is a past President, Treasurer, Secretary and Founder of the Connecticut Chapter of the Professional Women in Construction (PWC).Ms. Venoit has lectured and authored articles on the topics of international dispute resolution, insurance coverage issues arising out of construction defects, e-discovery, ethics, and legislation and issues affecting the construction industry. Ms. Venoit was the Executive Editor of International Construction Law, and co-authored a chapter on construction manager tort liability in the Design Professional and Construction Law Handbook (2007, ABA Press). She was named by the Hartford Business Journal as one of its 40 under Forty business professionals and by the National MS Society Connecticut Chapter as one of the 2008 Corporate Achievers, and is a past recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune's New Leaders of the Law Award.Ms. Venoit received a B.A. in economics and Spanish from the College of the Holy Cross, and a J.D., magna cum laude, Valedictorian, from Pace University School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Venoit was an editor on the Pace Law Review and authored multiple publications. Ms. Venoit is admitted to the state and federal bars of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as well as the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.