Day Pitney LLP congratulates the firm's many attorneys who are ranked in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
This year 41 Day Pitney attorneys and 15 practices received national and regional rankings in the prestigious guide, which was released yesterday. Six practices once again garnered Band 1 rankings in their respective regions. Two practice areas - Franchising and Wealth Management - received national recognition.
Five Day Pitney attorneys were ranked as leading individuals in the guide for the first time. R. Scott Beach gained distinction in Connecticut - Corporate/M&A, and John B. Nolan was recognized for his work in Connecticut - Litigation: General Commercial. Dean M. Cordiano was ranked for Connecticut - Environment. Christopher M. Rider was ranked for New Jersey - Real Estate and Camille V. Otero was ranked for New Jersey - Environment.
Seven Day Pitney attorneys received national rankings. William T. Baker, Jr., was ranked in the category of National - Energy: Electricity (Transactional). David T. Doot and Joseph H. Fagan were ranked nationally for Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), and Gerald Garfield received a national ranking for Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation). Dennis R. LaFiura was ranked nationally for Franchising, while Dina Kapur Sanna and G. Warren Whitaker both were ranked in the category of National Wealth Management: Eastern Region.
Additionally, Band 1 individual ranking were achieved by David A. Swerdloff - Corporate/M&A (Connecticut); Elizabeth C. Barton - Environment (Connecticut); Albert Zakarian - Labor & Employment (Connecticut); Felix J. Springer - Labor & Employment (Connecticut); Jerome Berkman - Real Estate (Connecticut); Ronald H. Janis - Corporate/M&A (New Jersey); Kathy A. Lawler - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (New Jersey); and Gregory C. Parliman - Labor & Employment (New Jersey).
The Chambers USA 2012 rankings are based on interviews from clients across the United States. According to Chambers & Partners, both clients and attorneys were interviewed by a team of more than 50 full-time researchers, with greater weight given to the opinions of the clients. The qualities on which the rankings are assessed include exceptional technical legal ability, client care, professionalism, business acumen, hard work and other characteristics highly valued by clients.
Day Pitney practices that received a Band 1 ranking in this year's guide include:
Day Pitney will host a FERC 101 event, co-sponsored by Connecticut Power & Energy Society and EBA, on November 13 in its Hartford and Washington, DC offices.
On November 13, Day Pitney LLP and FH+H, PLLC, along with PDB FutureCom International, hosted an invitation-only program, "Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) & America's Critical Energy & Transportation Infrastructure," held at the new International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
Sebastian Lombardi will serve on a panel, "State Policies and the Markets: How the tension is playing out in PJM," at the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association's Power Markets Conference on November 8, at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Marlborough, MA.
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On September 27, partner Joseph Fagan will be speaking on a panel, "Policy v. Practical: What can the regional consumers expect from lawmakers, regulators and energy providers?," at the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association's (NECA) annual Fuels Conference in Marlborough, MA.
Day Pitney associate Alexander W. Judd has been elected to serve as Chair of the Energy, Public Utility and Communications Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA).
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Day Pitney and the National Governors Association (NGA) hosted an invitation-only forum, held at the Downtown Harvard Club of Boston, that brought together lawyers, policymakers, cybersecurity experts and other participants to identify and discuss legal issues related to the growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
David Doot was quoted in an article, "Energy Department Urges Pricing Shift That Could Bolster Coal, Nuclear," published in the The Wall Street Journal.