Day Pitney Recognized as Top Bond Counsel in Connecticut for 2016
Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
February 21, 2017
Hartford, Conn., February 21, 2017 – Day Pitney LLP has once again been recognized as Connecticut's number one bond counsel firm by volume, serving as bond counsel on issues in Connecticut totaling approximately $1.7 billion in 2016, according to The Bond Buyer, a daily newspaper serving the municipal bond industry. For the past three years, the firm has topped the list for advising on issues totaling approximately $1.5 billion for each of 2015 and 2014, and $1.7 billion for 2013.
Day Pitney's municipal finance practice has represented 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 $327.4 million. The sale resulted in saving of $29.3 million in debt service cost over the life of the refinanced bonds.
The attorneys in the Day Pitney municipal finance team include Doug Gillette, Judith Blank, Namita Tripathi Shah, Rich Wasserman, Glenn Rybacki and Emily Kagan.
Day Pitney New Jersey Partners Katharine "Kate" A. Coffey and Craig M. Gianetti new roles as co-chairs of the real estate and environmental practice was featured in the New Jersey Law Journal's article, "New Leadership Announced at Day Pitney."
Partner and Chair of Day Pitney's Private Equity and Finance group Namita Shah was featured in Rocky Hill Life for being a recipient of a South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of North America's Cornerstone Award for 2022.
Partner and Chair of Day Pitney's Private Equity and Finance group Namita Shah was featured in the Diverse Lawyers Network newsletter for being a recipient of a South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of North America's Cornerstone Award for 2022.