John Cerreta wrote an article, "Design Defects at the Connecticut Supreme Court: A Doctrine in Flux," for The Connecticut Law Tribune. The article is about the significance of the Connecticut Supreme Court's decision in Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, 321 Conn. 172 (2016), which refined Connecticut's standards for design-defect product-liability claims. In addition, the article also examines how a new case looming on the court's docket — Bifolck v. Philip Morris — directly presents the question whether to adopt the Izzarelli concurrence's call to adopt the test of the Restatement (Third) of Torts in design-defect cases.
On September 29, Christopher Droney and Chase Rogers provided appellate advice to the Appellate Advocacy Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Judge Droney (ret.) and Justice Rogers (ret.) shared insights on the differences between state and federal appellate practice from their unique perspectives as former appellate jurists who are now in private practice.
Judge Christopher Droney presented a webinar, "Perspectives on Practicing in the Age of COVID-19" for the Holy Cross Lawyers Association (HCLA).
Michael K. Furey authored article, "Is It Worth the Risk to Represent a Client Who Has Fired a Previous Attorney?," for the New Jersey Law Journal.
On May 7, Judge Droney will speak on the Connecticut Bar Association "Federal Practice Section Meeting: Using Zoom in Federal Courts."
Stan Twardy was quoted in the New York Times article, "Top Aid in Review of Russia Inquiry Resigns From Justice Dept."
Stan Twardy was quoted in CT Post article, "Arrests of Perez, Dunn raise concern that FBI probe is just the beginning."
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Susan Huntington and Christopher Klimmek were quoted in Hartford Business Journal article, "Gov. Lamont's executive orders have helped CT beat back COVID-19, but some businesses want to curtail his powers."
Day Pitney's Michael Napoleone has been appointed to the Palm Beach County League of Cities board of directors.