Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that Darian Butcher has been selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as an "Up & Coming Lawyer" honoree as part of its annual Excellence in the Law Awards. The Up & Coming Lawyer category is "a salute to the rising stars of the Massachusetts Bar, who have been practicing for 10 years or less yet have already distinguished themselves in the practice of law."
Darian's practice focuses on trust and estate controversies. She represents trustees, beneficiaries, heirs, guardians and conservators in contested and uncontested matters involving trusts, wills, estates, guardianships and conservatorships. Darian also represents clients in matrimonial and child custody disputes. In addition, Darian represents commercial clients in litigation concerning reinsurance and products liability. Darian serves on the local hiring committee for Day Pitney's Boston office and is involved in several of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion groups.
Darian also currently serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), a non-profit organization that uses strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education to fight discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), which promotes the sound administration of justice and integrity, quality and independence of the judiciary.
Excellence in the Law honorees will be featured in a special section of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and recognized at a ceremony on May 2 at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston, MA.
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Partners Kevin J. Duffy and Richard H. Brown authored the article, "Shouting FIRE! (or Worse) on Social Media: The Interplay of the First Amendment and Government Involvement in Efforts to Limit or Remove Social Media Content," which was published in the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal.
On March 19, Partner and General Counsel Elizabeth J. Sher presented a webinar, "A Delicate Balance: Conflicts, Waivers and Consents," for NITA's studio71.
Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) and Matthew Austin co-authored the article, "The Investigation and Enforcement Landscape Under the Garland Department of Justice," for the New York Law Journal.
Michael Furey authored the article, "Joint Representations: A Blessing or a Curse?" for the New Jersey Law Journal.
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John Vukelj's move to Day Pitney was featured in the New York Law Journal's "Lawyers on the Move."
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Day Pitney Partner Stan Twardy was quoted in the Connecticut Law Tribune article, "This Husband-and-Wife Lawyers Just Landed 2 of the Most Powerful Jobs in Connecticut," regarding the Day Pitney alumna Nora Dannehy being named the Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont's General Counsel and her husband Leonard Boyle being appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice as acting U.S. Attorney in Connecticut.
Christopher Droney was quoted in the Connecticut Law Tribune article, "Gov. Lamont Names Nora Dannehy as His General Counsel," discussing former Day Pitney Attorney Nora Dannehy being named by CT Gov. Lamont as his General Counsel.