Day Pitney and Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack Close Merger
Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
January 1, 2016
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.
Day Pitney Trusts and Estates Attorney Keith Bradoc Gallant was featured on the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel's (ACTEC) Trust and Estate Talk podcast episode "Practical Considerations in Dealing with Incapacity."
The arrival of Melissa Rodriguez as a Trusts and Estates Partner in the firm's Miami office and the promotion of A. Michael Wargon, a Trusts and Estates Partner in the Boca Raton office, was highlighted in the Florida Bar News' On the Move column.