Day Pitney LLP partner Jonathan Handler has been elected to serve as the President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA). Handler most recently served as the Vice President and previously served as the Treasurer.
The FBA consists of more than 19,000 federal lawyers, including 1,500 federal judges, who work together to promote the sound administration of justice and integrity, quality and independence of judiciary. Its mission is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve. The FBA Massachusetts Chapter has more than 300 members.
Handler is a partner in Day Pitney's Litigation Department. His practice in complex commercial litigation involves the representation of corporate clients and individuals in tort and contract disputes. He has represented clients in state and federal courts in a wide variety of disputes, including matters involving complex product liability, accounting malpractice, unfair and deceptive trade practices, mergers and acquisitions, and tortious interference. He also counsels corporate clients in a variety of industries, including specialty chemicals and aerospace, on ways to mitigate risk and avoid litigation.
On March 11, Paul Williams presented at the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) seminar, "Titans of the Defense," where he discussed tips, strategies and lessons learned from his trial experience.
Michael Furey and Sylvia-Rebecca Gutiérrez authored an article, "Is It Worth the Risk? Doing Business With Your Client," published by the New Jersey Law Journal in a Professional Malpractice special section.
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Becky Gutierrez wrote an article, "Limitations On Direct-To-Consumer Tests In Md. And NY" for Law360. The article offers best practices to comply with Maryland’s and New York’s statutory limitations on direct-to-consumer testing results.
Paul D. Williams and Jennifer Shukla updated the Q&A guide "Initial Civil Appeals: Connecticut" for Practical Law. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal and requesting rehearing.
Day Pitney's representation of Walmart is noted in a Law360 article, entitled "Walmart Wins At NJ High Court In Fight Over Medical Terms."
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Day Pitney LLP, led by partner Michael Furey, is representing a major retailer in connection with a personal injury case of first impression that is pending in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Boston-based Day Pitney partner Jonathan I. Handler was quoted in an article, "Split Mass. Top Court Says Strict Time Bar Can Apply To 93A," published by Law360.
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