The Board of Directors of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms, elected Benjamin Haglund to serve as Chair of its Board of Directors during the 2019 Lex Mundi Leadership Summit and Annual Conference in London. "I am fortunate to have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of inspirational leaders and continue to drive Lex Mundi's longstanding reputation as an innovative, highly responsive, and world-class market leader," said Haglund, who is based in Day Pitney's New Jersey office.
Haglund has served on the Lex Mundi Board of Directors since 2015 and previously held the positions of Chair-Elect for the 2018 – 2019 term, Secretary for the 2017 – 2018 term, and Treasurer for the 2016 – 2017 term. In addition, Haglund also serves on the Board of Directors of the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, a nonprofit corporation and an affiliate of Lex Mundi. The Foundation engages Lex Mundi's global network of lawyers to bring about social change that improves communities and lives through pro bono legal services.
Day Pitney is the exclusive member firm in New Jersey for Lex Mundi and has been a part of the organization's global network for the past thirty years. Individually, each Lex Mundi member firm is a leader in its local market. Collectively, Lex Mundi firms provide global legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth. Working with other Lex Mundi firms, Day Pitney is able to seamlessly handle clients' most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes through Lex Mundi's global client service platform.
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On March 20, Craig Gianetti, a partner in Day Pitney's Real Estate & Land Use group and secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Land Use Section, will be moderating and speaking at the 2019 Land Use Update, a program presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and being held at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ.
Craig Gianetti and Nicole Magdziak co-authored an article, "An Update on Redevelopment and Pilots," published by Dimensions, a newsletter of the New Jersey Builders Association.
Day Pitney LLP, along with co-counsel Tova Lutz, Esq., obtained a favorable decision in a pro bono case of first impression on behalf of client Aish Hatorah New York, Inc.
Craig Gianetti, a partner in Day Pitney's Real Estate & Land Use group, has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Land Use Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJBSA).
Day Pitney's representation of Cottontail Holdings LLC and Two Franklin Realty is noted in an article, "NJ Office Complex Overvalued By $15M, State Tax Court Says," published by Law360 Tax Authority.
Jay Mussman was quoted in an article, "Advisors Have Key Role to Play in Hurricane Aftermath," published in InsuranceNewsNet.com.
Christina Parlapiano and Adam Weiss authored an article, "NY Appellate Court Rules On Foreclosure De-Acceleration of Debt," published by Mortgage Daily.