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Day Pitney Welcomes New Associate Class for 2013

Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
September 9, 2013

Day Pitney LLP announced today that 10 associates are joining the firm this fall in its Parsippany, NJ, Hartford, CT, Boston, and Washington, D.C. offices.

Below are names of the new associates, along with their respective office locations and departments:

Parsippany

Patricia H. Choi, Corporate and Business Law Department. Choi was a Summer Apprentice with Day Pitney in 2012-13. She was previously an intern with the Exoneration Initiative in New York, and in 2011 was an extern for Judge Sanford Steelman, Jr., of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Choi received her J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law and her B.A. from Boston University.

Michael J. Fitzpatrick, Commercial Litigation Department. Fitzpatrick was a Summer Apprentice with Day Pitney in 2012. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was the Comments Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review, and his B.A. from Boston College.

Matthew Stuart Miller, Commercial Litigation Department. Miller joins the firm from a clerkship with the Honorable Justice Helen E. Hoens of the New Jersey Supreme Court. He was also a legal intern with the Federal Litigation Clinic, and served in the U.S. Merchant Marine from June 2006 until April 2008. Miller received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.S. from the United States Merchant Marine Academy. His first day at Day Pitney will be September 30.

Brian Robert Morrison, Commercial Litigation Department. Morrison was previously a law clerk to the Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and has worked as an intern with the Superior Court of New Jersey -- Appellate Division, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Camden and his B.S. from Georgetown University.

Hartford

Keegan Drenosky, Commercial Litigation Department. Prior to joining the firm, Drenosky was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Ellen Ash Peters and the Honorable Antoinette L. Dupont of the Connecticut Appellate Court. She also served as an extern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Benjamin H. Nissim, Commercial Litigation Department. Nissim was a Summer Apprentice with Day Pitney in 2012, and was an intern for the Honorable William I. Garfinkel, U.S. Magistrate Judge, in 2011. He received his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School and his B.A. from Wesleyan University. While in law school he was Executive Editor of the Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy and president of the Social Justice Forum.

Daniel J. Raccuia, Commercial Litigation Department. Raccuia was previously a judicial clerk for the Honorable C. Lynwood Smith, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Executive Authorities Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University.

John P. Shriver, Corporate and Business Law Department. Shriver was a Summer Apprentice with the firm in 2012, and prior to that worked as a legal intern in the Connecticut State Attorney's Office, as an AmeriCorps Legal Advocate, and as an English teach in Guadalajara, Mexico. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and his B.A. from Carleton College.

Boston

Glynis A. Ritchie, Individual Clients Department. Ritchie was previously a law clerk to the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was a teaching and research assistant, and her B.A. from Cornell University. While in law school, she was a legal fellow through Northeastern with the Human Rights Law Network, Reproductive Rights Unit, in New Delhi, India. Her first day will be September 30.

Washington, D.C.

James B. Blackburn, Energy and Utility Law Department. Blackburn was previously an intern with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and was an intern for U.S. District Court Judge Ricardo Urbina. He received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and his B.A. from Princeton University. Blackburn began with the firm on August 21.


About Day Pitney

Day Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with 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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