Virtually every business entity must grapple with commercial litigation, whether as plaintiff or defendant, ranging from routine contract disputes to complex cases that threaten a company's viability. In today's global economy and information-laden world, complex litigation has become more specialized, time-consuming, expensive and distracting than ever before. Day Pitney's Complex Commercial Litigation practice, consisting of more than one hundred attorneys in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, is primed and ready to handle all such complex business disputes on behalf of multinational, national and local businesses in the Northeast and elsewhere. From initial notice of a dispute through final resolution—whether by trial, appeal or alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation or arbitration, our trial lawyers partner with our clients to define strategic objectives, develop an efficient and cost-effective plan to meet them, and implement that plan to achieve the best possible resolution with the least expenditure of resources in the shortest amount of time possible. In addition, we offer a sophisticated eDiscovery team.
Our experience, results and commitment to client service have generated loyal and successful relationships in which our clients rely on us to handle complex litigation in the following areas:
Antitrust, Franchise and Trade Regulation
Creditors' Rights and Consumer Finance
Insurance and Reinsurance
Intellectual Property (Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secrets)
Labor and Employment
Probate and Trust
Shareholder and Securities
Areas of Focus
Day Pitney's skilled appellate lawyers handle complex appeals and proceedings across the country in any court including the U.S. Supreme Court, every U.S. Court of Appeals and the highest courts in several states. Clients turn to us for our knowledge and experience in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, and Third Circuits and appeals courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.
From implementing a document review protocol for a single subpoena response to the establishment of a company-wide litigation hold plan, Day Pitney has your DP Discovery solution. The Day Pitney eDiscovery Team creates and implements practical solutions for clients from Fortune 500 companies to individual cases. We can also create practical company-wide data preservation or litigation hold plans, consult on data retention issues and strive to keep discovery proportional and under control.
Day Pitney's Fiduciary and Probate Litigation practice group consists of litigators and trusts and estates lawyers, all of whom have extensive experience in contested trust, estate and guardianship matters. Our attorneys handle all matters related to fiduciary, trust and probate litigation.
Day Pitney is a leader in securities litigation, including securities class actions and derivative litigation, securities arbitration, regulatory enforcement proceedings and white collar criminal prosecutions. Public and private companies and their officers and directors, broker-dealers, investment advisors and accounting firms count on our defense strategies for major securities fraud litigations, including many subject to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Day Pitney Trusts and Estates Partner Tasha Dickinson and Litigation Partner Mark Romance authored the article, "What Partners Can Learn From Associates: Top Five Insights," for the Daily Business Review.
On September 19, Day Pitney Litigation Associate Tori Whalen is moderating the "Constitution Day – Celebration and Panel discussion" hosted by the Florida Association for Women Lawyers – Palm Beach County (PBC FAWL).