Day Pitney Senior Associate Darian Butcher was elected President of the Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). The new board of directors was announced at GLAD's December 2020 meeting. Butcher previously served as Vice President from 2018 to 2020, Clerk of the Board from 2016 to 2018, and has been a member of the GLAD board since 2014.
"We are at a pivotal time in our country's journey toward equity, justice and full LGBTQ equality, and I can't think of an organization better positioned than GLAD to meet the moment," said Butcher. "I'm honored and humbled to be stepping into the role of President as we both confront the immediate challenges presented by the pandemic and the legacy of the Trump administration and seize the opportunities before us to further equal justice for all."
GLAD works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status and sexual orientation through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy and education. You can see the full list of board members here.
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.
Elizabeth Sher, a partner in the litigation department and General Counsel of the Firm, served as co-editor of the 2021 edition of New Jersey Federal Civil Procedure, the leading treatise on federal practice in New Jersey, published by American Lawyer Media (ALM).
On December 17, Judge Christopher Droney served as a panelist for the Federal Bar Council webinar, "Remote Proceedings Update."
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Judge Christopher Droney, former Second Circuit Judge was interviewed by Westlaw Today's Alison Frankel about the role of politics in judges' decisions about stepping down, how courts treat senior judges and his own experience since he has left the court.
Christina Livorsi was quoted in the Reuters Legal article, "NY high court revives foreclosure actions, clarifies law."
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Chase T. Rogers was quoted in the Law360article, "4 Key Points in Conn. Judiciary's Proposal On Juries & Race."
On February 11, the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey and Prudential will present the 11th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference.