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Chambers USA 2013 Names 39 Day Pitney Attorneys "Leading Lawyers for Business"

Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
May 24, 2013

Day Pitney LLP attorneys have once again been recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

This year 39 Day Pitney attorneys and 15 practices received national and regional rankings in the prestigious guide, which was released today. Six practices again garnered Band 1 rankings in their respective regions. Franchising and Wealth Management received national recognition.

Three Day Pitney attorneys were ranked in Chambers for the first time: Paul N. Belval was ranked nationally for Energy: Electricity (Transactional); Leiha Macauley nationally for Wealth Management; and Scott Warren Goodman for Corporate/M&A in New Jersey.

Nine Day Pitney attorneys received national rankings: William T. Baker, Jr. and Paul N. Belval were recognized in Energy: Electricity (Transactional); David T. Doot and Joseph H. Fagan for Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation); Gerald Garfield in Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation); Dennis R. LaFiura for Franchising; and Leiha Macauley, Dina Kapur Sanna and G. Warren Whitaker for Wealth Management.

Additionally, Band 1 individual rankings were achieved by Elizabeth C. Barton in Environment -- Connecticut; Jerome Berkman -- Real Estate -- Connecticut; Ronald H. Janis -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey; Kathy A. Lawler -- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- New Jersey; Gregory C. Parliman -- Labor & Employment -- New Jersey; James Sicilian -- Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut; Felix J. Springer -- Labor & Employment -- Connecticut; David A. Swerdloff -- Corporate/M&A -- Connecticut; Albert Zakarian -- Labor & Employment -- Connecticut.

Chambers determines its rankings based on submissions put forward by firms, interviews and internal research. A team of more than 140 researchers conducts thousands of interviews each year to compile a completely new guide. Law firms and attorneys are ranked based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities valued by clients.

Day Pitney practices that received a Band 1 ranking in this year's guide include:
Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- New Jersey
Environment -- Connecticut
Labor & Employment -- Connecticut
Labor & Employment -- New Jersey
Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut

Day Pitney practices ranked on a national level:
Franchising
Wealth Management (inc. Eastern Region)

Day Pitney partners ranked nationally:
William T. Baker, Jr. -- Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Paul N. Belval -- Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
David T. Doot -- Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Joseph H. Fagan -- Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Gerald Garfield -- Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
Dennis R. LaFiura -- Franchising
Leiha Macauley -- Wealth Management
Dina Kapur Sanna -- Wealth Management
G. Warren Whitaker -- Wealth Management

All other Day Pitney ranked practices:
Corporate/M&A -- Connecticut
Environment -- New Jersey
Litigation: General Commercial -- New Jersey
Litigation: Products Liability -- New Jersey
Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations -- New Jersey
Real Estate -- Connecticut
Real Estate (inc. Zoning & Land Use) -- New Jersey

Ranked Day Pitney Lawyers by practice area and region:
William T. Baker, Jr. -- Energy: Electricity (Transactional) -- National)
Elizabeth C. Barton -- Environment -- Connecticut
R. Scott Beach -- Corporate/M&A -- Connecticut
Paul N. Belval -- Energy: Electricity -- Transactional
Jerome Berkman -- Real Estate -- Connecticut
Harold M. Blinderman -- Environment -- Connecticut
Michael P. Byrne -- Real Estate -- Connecticut
Warren J. Casey -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Dean M. Cordiano -- Environment -- Connecticut
Colleen R. Donovan -- Environment, Real Estate -- New Jersey
David T. Doot -- Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) -- National
David P. Doyle -- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- New Jersey
Michael J. Dunne -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Joseph H. Fagan -- Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) -- National
Daniel L. FitzMaurice -- Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut
Gerald Garfield -- Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation) -- National
Scott Warren Goodman -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Benjamin E. Haglund -- Litigation: Products Liability -- New Jersey
Ronald H. Janis -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Dennis T. Kearney -- Litigation: General Commercial -- New Jersey
Theresa A. Kelly -- Labor & Employment -- New Jersey
Dennis R. LaFiura -- Franchising -- National; Litigation: General Commercial -- New Jersey
Kathy A. Lawler -- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- New Jersey
Leiha Macauley -- Wealth Management -- National
Anthony J. Marchetta -- Litigation: General Commercial -- New Jersey
Patrick J. McCarthy -- Labor & Employment -- New Jersey
John B. Nolan -- Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut
John J. O'Reilly -- Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations -- New Jersey
Gregory C. Parliman -- Labor & Employment -- New Jersey
Michael T. Rave -- Corporate/M&A -- New Jersey
Dina Kapur Sanna -- Wealth Management -- National
Daniel L. Schwartz -- Labor & Employment -- Connecticut
James Sicilian -- Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut
Joy Harmon Sperling -- Litigation: General Commercial -- New Jersey
Felix J. Springer -- Labor & Employment -- Connecticut
David A. Swerdloff -- Corporate/M&A -- Connecticut
Allan B. Taylor -- Litigation: General Commercial -- Connecticut
G. Warren Whitaker -- Wealth Management -- National
Albert Zakarian -- Labor & Employment -- Connecticut




About Day Pitney
Day Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys in Boston, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, DC. The firm offers clients strong corporate and litigation practices, with experience on behalf of large national and international corporations as well as emerging- and middle-market companies and individuals.

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