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:
Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) and Matthew Austin co-authored the article, "The Investigation and Enforcement Landscape Under the Garland Department of Justice," for the New York Law Journal.
Michael Furey authored the article, "Joint Representations: A Blessing or a Curse?" for the New Jersey Law Journal.
On December 17, Judge Christopher Droney served as a panelist for the Federal Bar Council webinar, "Remote Proceedings Update."
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James Rotondo and Andrew Ammirati co-authored the article, "Ohio: 'Control' determines whether Amazon is subject to strict liability," for Westlaw Today.
Judge Christopher Droney, former Second Circuit Judge was interviewed by Westlaw Today's Alison Frankel about the role of politics in judges' decisions about stepping down, how courts treat senior judges and his own experience since he has left the court.
Christina Livorsi was quoted in the Reuters Legal article, "NY high court revives foreclosure actions, clarifies law."
Chase T. Rogers was quoted in the Law360article, "4 Key Points in Conn. Judiciary's Proposal On Juries & Race."
Judge Christopher Droney authored, "A Judge's Tips for Arguing Remote Appeals in the Second Circuit," for the Connecticut Law Tribune's online publication, Law.com.
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