Hartford, Conn., June 23, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP has once again been recognized as Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm by volume in 2015, serving as bond counsel on issues in Connecticut totaling more than $1.5 billion, according to The Bond Buyer, the only daily newspaper committed to serving the municipal bond industry. In 2014 and 2013 the firm also topped the list for advising on issues totaling more than $1.5 billion and $1.7 billion, respectively.
Day Pitney's municipal finance practice represents more than 100 agencies and governmental units as bond counsel in Connecticut, various state authorities, regional school districts, and towns and cities. In addition to bond counsel services, the municipal finance practice group represents other parties in bond transactions including conduit borrowers, underwriters, banks and bond trustees within Connecticut and throughout the region. The firm recently represented the State of Connecticut as lead bond and disclosure counsel in a general obligation refunding bond sale of $501.4 million. The sale resulted in saving of $75.5 million in debt service costs over the life of the refinanced bonds.
The Day Pitney team representing the State of Connecticut is led by Namita Tripathi Shah and includes Judith Blank, Doug Gillette, Glenn Rybacki, Susan Albert, Teri McGehan and Karen Ashe.
On January 9, partner Michael Kaufman co-presented a live CLE webinar, "Intercorporate Guaranties and Integrated Transactions: Avoiding Fraudulent Conveyance Exposure in Bankruptcy," sponsored by Strafford.
Doug Gillette and Bill Goddard will be featured panelists during the UConn School of Law's Symposium on Municipal Distress on Friday, September 15.
On May 5, Josh Cohen moderated a panel at the 11th annual Credit & Bankruptcy Symposium, hosted by ABI, Turnaround Management Association Connecticut and Northeast chapters and the New York Institute of Credit.
Steven Cash co-authored an article, "Evolution of a Valuable Tool for Attorneys: Business Intelligence Practitioners," for the New York Law Journal.
Joshua Cohen and Clifford Nichols authored an article, titled, "Buyer Beware: The Bits and Bytes Could Get You," for the ABI Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Newsletter.
Peter Bilfield and Steven Gold were quoted in an article, "Day Pitney Lands 2 Corporate Finance Partners," published in Law360.
Jed Davis was quoted in an article, "5 Ways To Keep Cybersecurity Woes From Derailing A Deal," published in Law360.
Joshua Cohen was quoted in the article "Retail Pressures That Doomed Sports Authority May Spread to Wholesale, Real Estate in 2017," in TheStreet.com.
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