Stamford, Conn., January 1, 2016 – Day Pitney is pleased to announce that the merger with Florida-based law firm Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack has closed, allowing the firm to expand its East Coast presence.
The seven attorneys joining Day Pitney’s Trusts and Estates and Corporate practices-- James A. Ballerano, Jr., Brian Cheslack, Robert Chapin, Stanley Greene, Jay L. Kauffman, Jay D. Mussman and Brian E. Thompson-- will work of out of the existing Delray Beach and Boca Raton offices.
"The addition of the talented Chapin Ballerano & Cheslack attorneys will help us better serve our existing Florida clients and allow us to expand our clientele and capabilities in the Florida market," said Trusts and Estates Chair Gregory Hayes. "Our clients are increasingly interested in taking advantage of Florida’s tax-friendly environment."
Day Pitney’s prestigious Trusts and Estates practice has 60 attorneys, making it one of the largest and most sophisticated trusts and estates practices in the country.
On November 13, Carl Merino co-presented on "Acquiring U.S. or UK Real Estate" at the U.S./UK Tax and Estate Planning Conference, sponsored by Frank Hirth and held in London, UK.
Dina Kapur Sanna spoke at International Trust and Estate Planning 2018, a program presented by American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) and held in San Francisco, CA.
On October 24, Aaron Kriss will be speaking on a panel, entitled "Onboarding a New International Client," at the 13th Annual Delaware Trust Conference, presented by the Delaware Bankers Association and the Delaware Financial Education Alliance.
On October 17, Day Pitney LLP's Individual Clients Department and Family Office Practice hosted "Investing in Art," a private, invitation-only program in the firm's ongoing Family Office Investing Series, held at the Downtown Harvard Club of Boston.
Partner Dina Kapur Sanna will be speaking on "Suitable Investment Structures for International Clients" at the Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum LATAM, which will be held in Miami, FL on October 17
Darren Wallace was quoted in an article, "Paul Allen's $26 Billion Estate Will Take Years to Unravel," published by Bloomberg.
On October 3, Day Pitney LLP and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Northeast Chapter – Women's Initiative co-presented a program, "The Power of Women with Wealth," held at Day Pitney's Boston office.
Partner Leigh A. Newman has been selected by the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford to receive the Jewish Federations of North America's 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award.
Day Pitney has been named a finalist in the category of "Accounting, CPA or Law Firms Serving Family Offices" for the 2018 Family Wealth Alliance Best in the Industry Awards.
Tom Goldberg and Scott Beach were quoted in an article, "Day Pitney Lawyers Bullish About Stamford Move," published by the Stamford Advocate.