Hartford, Conn., April 11, 2018 – Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been named to the Connecticut Law Tribune's fourth annual list of Professional Excellence Award winners. The Awards "highlight the great work and achievements across the full breadth of the Connecticut legal community."
Chase T. Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, has been named the "Best Officiator" for her accomplishments as a judge. This new category recognizes an officiator who "went above and beyond the call of duty to be fair and judicious in the process of decision making." In March this year, she joined Day Pitney as a litigation partner in the firm' Hartford office and currently serves as chair of the Appellate Practice group.
In addition, Hartford-based litigation associate Daniel J. Raccuia has been named one of the "New Leaders in the Law." This category includes lawyers under the age of 40 "who have excelled in the courtroom, client service and cultivation, service to bar associations and performing pro bono work or community service in a volunteer capacity."
The honorees will be recognized in a special editorial section in May and at an awards reception, also in May, in Hartford, Connecticut.
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On September 20, Susan Huntington presented during an educational call-in discussion, "Insurance and Coverage Risk Management Approaches to Address the Opioid Crisis," for the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA).
On March 8, Bill Goddard will be speaking on "Lessons Learned from ERM, ORSA and Corporate Governance: Identifying and Remedying Weaknesses in Your Company's Risk and Capital Frameworks" at the 14th National Forum on Insurance Regulation, a conference presented by the American Conference Institute (ACI) to be held in New York.
On February 9, Bill Goddard will be speaking on a panel, titled "You've Got to Come Back with Me to The Future: An Ethics Discussion," at the 2018 International Association of Insurance Receivers (IAIR) Insurance Resolution Workshop to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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Day Pitney partner Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, was featured in an article, "Retired Judges Establish Fund To Provide Lawyers For Immigrant Families," published by the Hartford Courant.
Chase T. Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, was recognized by the Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information (CCFOI) for bringing greater openness to the state's court system.
On May 15, Chase T. Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, received the 2018 John M. Bailey Award for Public Service at the Hartford County Bar Association (HCBA) Annual Meeting, which was held at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford, CT.
Elizabeth Sher, chair of the firm's Complex Commercial Litigation business unit, served as co-editor of the 2019 edition of New Jersey Federal Civil Procedure, the leading treatise on federal practice in New Jersey, published by ALM.