75 Day Pitney Partners Named Among The Best Lawyers in America ® 2009

Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 01:00

Day Pitney LLP ranks #1 among law firms in New Jersey and received the second highest count of attorney rankings in Connecticut in The Best Lawyers in America 2009. Firmwide, 75 individual lawyers received "Top-listed" rankings. The firm also received ten #1 practice rankings in Connecticut, and five #1 practice rankings in New Jersey.

The following Day Pitney lawyers, alphabetized and listed by city, were named to The Best Lawyers in America 2009:

Boston, MA: H. Lawrence Tafe III, Corporate Law; Danielle Y. Vanderzanden, Labor and Employment Law; and Stephen Ziobrowski, Trusts and Estates.

Florham Park, NJ: Michael T. Bissinger, Labor and Employment Law; Lori J. Braender, Corporate Law; Richard H. Brown III,Franchise Law; Warren J. Casey, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities Law; Hope S. Cone, Family Law; Colleen R. Donovan, Environmental Law; David P. Doyle, Employee Benefits Law; Michael J. Dunne, Information Technology Law; Michael J. Guerriero, Tax Law; Benjamin E. Haglund, Mass Tort Litigation; Paul J. Halasz, Commercial Litigation; William S. Hatfield, Environmental Law; Robert L. Hollingshead, Mass Tort Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation; RichardKahn, Trusts and Estates; Dennis T. Kearney, Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense; Dennis R. LaFiura, Franchise Law; Murray J. Laulicht, Antitrust Law and Legal Malpractice Law; Kathy A. Lawler, Employee Benefits Law; Anthony J. Marchetta, Commercial Litigation; Henry Nelson Massey, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Patrick J. McCarthy, Labor and Employment Law; Deirdre E. Moore, Real Estate Law; John J. O'Reilly, White-Collar Criminal Defense; Mary Lou Parker, Trusts and Estates; Gregory C. Parliman, Labor and Employment Law; Richard L. Plotkin, Commercial Litigation; Michael T. Rave, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Lawrence F. Reilly, Real Estate Law; Mary B. Rogers, Labor and Employment Law; Robert G. Rose, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation; David S. Sager, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Franchise Law; Elizabeth J. Sher, Commercial Litigation; Joy Harmon Sperling, Banking Law; Michael P. Turner, Banking Law and Corporate Law.

Greenwich, CT: R. Scott Beach, Corporate Law.

Hartford, CT: Rosemary G. Ayers, Real Estate Law; Elizabeth Collins Barton, Environmental Law; Victoria Woodin Chavey, Labor and Employment Law; David T. Doot, Energy Law; Steven M. Fast, Trusts and Estates; Gerald Garfield, Energy Law; Steven M. Greenspan, Commercial Litigation; Thomas J. Groark, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, and Personal Injury Litigation; Charles H. Lenore, Tax Law; Ernest J. Mattei, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation; James A. McGraw, Real Estate Law; Kathleen D. Monnes, Insurance Law; John B. Nolan, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Commercial Litigation; Edmund M. See, Public Finance Law; Michael P. Shea, Appellate Law; James Sicilian, Antitrust Law; Robert G. Siegel, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Felix J. Springer, Labor and Employment Law; James J. Tancredi, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; Martin Wolman, Trusts and Estates; and Albert Zakarian, Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Law.

New Haven, CT: John R. Bashaw, Environmental Law; Keith Bradoc Gallant, Elder Law and Trusts and Estates; and James F. Stapleton, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation.

New York, NY: Ronald H. Janis, Corporate Law; Sabino Rodriguez III, Tax Law; Dina Kapur Sanna, Trusts and Estates; and G. Warren Whitaker, Trusts and Estates.

Stamford, CT: Jerome Berkman, Real Estate Law; Michael P. Byrne, Real Estate Law; Forrest Lee Griffith III, Corporate Law; Gregory A. Hayes, Trusts and Estates; Robert J. Miller, Trusts and Estates; Daniel L. Schwartz, Labor and Employment Law; David A. Swerdloff, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities Law; and Stanley A. Twardy, Jr., White-Collar Criminal Defense.

West Hartford, CT: B. Dane Dudley, Trusts and Estates.

Day Pitney LLP announced that 11 lawyers have been recognized as leading litigation practitioners in Benchmark: Litigation, the Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.

Receiving mention in Benchmark's Connecticut rankings are Steven Greenspan, Joseph Scully, John Nolan, Victoria Woodin Chavey, and Mitchell Harris.

Rankings in New Jersey are Benjamin Haglund, Dennis LaFiura, Anthony Marchetta, Robert Rose, John Scordo, Kristine Feher, Elliot Ostrove.