Day Pitney LLP announced today that three attorneys have been elected as partners, effective January 1, 2018.
"We are very proud to promote these exceptional lawyers to the firm's partnership," said Day Pitney Managing Partner Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. "They have made significant contributions to our practices and we look forward to their continued growth with the firm for the benefit of our clients."
C. John DeSimone, III is a litigation partner in the Parsippany office. He primarily represents clients in both real estate and business litigation matters. His real estate litigation practice includes commercial lease litigation, commercial real estate contract disputes, title disputes, construction litigation, environmental disputes and prerogative writ matters and zoning appeals. John also has served as a land use and zoning attorney and he is outside general counsel for several community associations. In addition, he counsels clients on business disputes, such as restrictive covenant and trade secret misappropriation suits, employment disputes, director and officer liability matters, and shareholder and partnership litigation. His practice also includes professional claims defense, lender litigation, general commercial litigation matters and business counseling. John received his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
Susan R. Huntington is a transactional partner in the Hartford office. She assists health care providers and managed care companies with the spectrum of business and regulatory needs, with particular experience in forming accountable care organizations and clinical integration networks. Susan has focused her entire legal career in health law and has extensive clinical, business management, insurance, risk management and legal experience. As a certified physician assistant, she also has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by health care providers. Susan has provided legal support from nearly every side of a transaction – serving as in-house counsel at Aetna, General Counsel for Connecticut's largest primary care physician practice and Deputy General Counsel at Hartford HealthCare, an integrated delivery system. In addition, she has over ten years of experience working for Chubb insurance company, serving as the health care practice leader/senior vice president. Susan received her J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center and her B.S., with honors, from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is admitted to practice in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Amy R. Lonergan is a trusts and estates partner in the Boston office. She assists individuals and families in all aspects of estate and tax planning. Her practice ranges from straightforward estate planning for individuals and young families to developing complex plans that incorporate sophisticated strategies to transfer wealth to the next generation while minimizing estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Primarily, she advises business owners, entrepreneurs and principals and partners of private equity firms in all aspects of estate planning and wealth transfer strategies. Amy regularly counsels fiduciaries and beneficiaries in connection with estate and trust administration, including post-mortem estate and tax planning, the probate process and preparation of estate tax returns. She also advises on all matters related to probate and fiduciary litigation. Amy received her J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and her B.B.A., cum laude, from Baruch College. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.