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Chambers USA 2010 Names 40 Day Pitney Partners as "Leading Lawyers for Business"

Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
June 11, 2010

Day Pitney continues to move up in the rankings compiled by Chambers & Partners - Chambers USA 2010, America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

In all, 40 attorneys and 16 practices received national and regional rankings in the prestigious guide, which was released today. Five practices received Band 1 rankings in their respective regions. Two practice areas - Franchising and Wealth Management - received national recognition, as did five Day Pitney attorneys.

Several Day Pitney attorneys were ranked in the guide for the first time. Gerald Garfield, the chair of Day Pitney's Energy practice, received a national ranking in the category of Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation). Boston partner Mark Swirbalus was ranked in Massachusetts in the category of Litigation: General Commercial. In New Jersey, partner Scott Zuber was ranked in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Michael Dunne was ranked in Corporate/M&A. Day Pitney's White Collar team in New Jersey earned a full practice ranking for the first time this year.

The Chambers USA 2010 rankings are based on unbiased interviews from clients across the United States. According to Chambers & Partners, both clients and attorneys were interviewed by a team of more than 150 full-time researchers, with greater weight given to the opinions of the clients. The qualities on which the rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.

Day Pitney practices that received a Band 1 ranking in this year's guide include:
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (NJ)
Environment (CT)
Labor & Employment (CT)
Litigation (CT)
Real Estate (NJ)

Day Pitney practices ranked on a national level:
Wealth Management

Day Pitney partners ranked nationally:
Gerald Garfield (CT) - Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
Linda S. Dalby Kennedy (MA) - Wealth Management
Dennis R. LaFiura (NJ) - Franchising
David S. Sager (NJ) - Franchising
G. Warren Whitaker (NY) - Wealth Management

All other Day Pitney ranked practices:
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (NJ)
Corporate/M&A (CT)
Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Environment (NJ)
Labor & Employment (NJ)
Litigation: General Commercial (NJ)
Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NJ)
Litigation: Products Liability (NJ)
Real Estate (CT)

Partners by practice area and region:
Elizabeth C. Barton - Environment (CT)
John R. Bashaw - Environment (CT)
Jerome Berkman - Real Estate (CT)
Harold M. Blinderman - Environment (CT)
Michael P. Byrne - Real Estate (CT)
Warren J. Casey - Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Colleen R. Donovan - Real Estate (NJ); Environment (NJ)
David P. Doyle - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (NJ)
Michael J. Dunne - Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Daniel L. FitzMaurice - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
Gerald Garfield - Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation) (CT)
Steven M. Greenspan - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
Thomas J. Groark, Jr. - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
Benjamin E. Haglund - Litigation: Products Liability (NJ)
William S. Hatfield - Environment (NJ)
Ronald H. Janis - Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Dennis T. Kearney - Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations (NJ)
Theresa A. Kelly - Labor & Employment (NJ)
Linda S. Dalby Kennedy - Wealth Management (National)
Dennis R. LaFiura - Franchising (National); Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
Frank E. Lawatsch - Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Kathy A. Lawler - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (NJ)
Anthony J. Marchetta - Litigation: General Commercial (NJ)
Patrick J. McCarthy - Labor & Employment (NJ)
Deirdre E. Moore - Real Estate (NJ)
Gregory C. Parliman - Labor & Employment (NJ)
Michael T. Rave - Corporate/M&A (NJ)
Lawrence F. Reilly - Real Estate (NJ)
David S. Sager - Franchising (National)
Daniel L. Schwartz - Labor & Employment (CT)
James Sicilian - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
Felix J. Springer - Labor & Employment (CT)
James F. Stapleton - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
David A. Swerdloff - Corporate/M&A (CT)
Mark E. Swirbalus - Litigation: General Commercial (MA)
Susan M. Szafranski - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (NJ)
Allan B. Taylor - Litigation: General Commercial (CT)
G. Warren Whitaker - Wealth Management (National)
Albert Zakarian - Labor & Employment (CT)
Scott A. Zuber - Bankruptcy/Restructuring (NJ)

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