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Day Pitney LLP announced today that 57 of the firm's attorneys in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York have been recognized by Super Lawyers as leaders in their respective practices. Six Day Pitney attorneys were named by the publication as "Rising Stars." The designations are for either 2010 or 2011, depending on the state.
The Super Lawyers recognition is based on peer nominations, a blue-ribbon panel review and independent research on each of the candidates (view full selection process here). Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
The Day Pitney attorneys included on the Super Lawyers list are:
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."
On May 1, Christopher F. Droney will discuss effective advocacy before the federal circuit courts and take questions from Hartford County Bar Association moderators and registrants.
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Day Pitney partner Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, co-authored an article, "Giving Up on Impartiality: The Threat of Public Capitulation to Contemporary Attacks on Rule of the Law," published by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) as part of its series entitled "Are We at a Boiling Point?"
Day Pitney's Michael Napoleone has been appointed to the Palm Beach County League of Cities board of directors.
Judge Christopher Droney was mentioned in Hartford Courant op-ed "In virus battle, one nursing home got it right," authored by Kevin Rennie.
Stan Twardy appeared on Channel 8 discussing retiring Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Dick Palmer.
Christopher Droney and Chase Rogers co-authored an article that discuss the differences before arguing in front of the Connecticut Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Stan Twardy authored an op-ed, "The Myths of Vote-By-Mail," published in the Connecticut Post, Danbury News-Times and USA Today.