John R. Downey, Anne Dranginis and Richard Banbury comprise the Alternative Dispute Resolution Department at Rome McGuigan. Downey previously worked as a plaintiffs and defense attorney and for eight years served as a Connecticut Superior Court judge. Dranginis served for 15 years as a trial judge and spent six years on the state Appellate Court. Banbury has handled hundreds of disputes covering commercial and tort matters. He has lectured at American Arbitration Association seminars, written articles for the American Arbitration Associates and authored a chapter on mediating personal injury cases in "Connecticut Mediation Practice."