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Chambers USA 2014 Names 46 Day Pitney Attorneys "Leading Lawyers for Business"

Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
May 23, 2014

(PARSIPPANY, NJ May 23, 2014) - Day Pitney LLP attorneys have been recognized in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

This year 46 Day Pitney attorneys and 12 practices received national and regional rankings in the prestigious guide, which was released today. Seven practices again garnered Band 1 rankings in their respective regions. Energy: Electricity, Franchising and Wealth Management received national recognition.

Eight Day Pitney attorneys were ranked in Chambers for the first time: Michael T. Bissinger, Heather Weine Brochin and Mary B. Rogers for Labor & Employment in New Jersey; Thomas D. Goldberg for Litigation: General Commercial in Connecticut; Thomas Malman for Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use in New Jersey; Andrew Riddles for Intellectual Property: Patent in New York; James Rotondo for Litigation: General Commercial in Connecticut and Joseph K. Scully for Litigation: General Commercial in Connecticut.

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 to compile a completely new guide each year. 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
Real Estate - Connecticut

Day Pitney practices ranked on a national level:
Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
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 (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
Michael T. Bissinger - Labor & Employment - New Jersey
Harold M. Blinderman - Environment - Connecticut
Heather Weine Brochin - Labor & Employment - New Jersey
Michael P. Byrne - Real Estate - Connecticut
Warren J. Casey - Corporate/M&A - New Jersey
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
Thomas D. Goldberg - Litigation: General Commercial - Connecticut
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
Thomas J. Malman - Real Estate - New Jersey
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
Andrew W. Riddles - Intellectual Property: Patent - New York
Mary B. Rogers - Labor & Employment - New Jersey
James Rotondo - Litigation: General Commercial - Connecticut
Dina Kapur Sanna - Wealth Management - National
Daniel L. Schwartz - Labor & Employment - Connecticut
Joseph K. Scully - Litigation: General Commercial - 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
Robert M. Taylor III - Corporate/M&A - 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 close to 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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