Chambers Ranks Day Pitney Highly In Seven Practice Areas

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 01:00

Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use.

On the national level, the firm ranked third in the wealth management practice area and fourth in the franchising practice area. G. Warren Whitaker, partner in the firm's Individual Clients Department, received a national number two ranking in wealth management for the eastern region.

Chambers & Partners has published world-famous guides to the legal profession for almost 40 years. The Chambers USA 2007 rankings are based upon more than 14,000 in-depth interviews from across the United States. According to Chambers & Partners, both clients and attorneys were interviewed by a team of over 40 full-time researchers over a period of 6 months, with greater weight given to the opinions of the clients.

On the state level, seven Day Pitney attorneys were ranked number one by Chambers for being leaders in their field: Elizabeth Barton (environment), Glenn Geiger (real estate: zoning/land use), Steven Greenspan (litigation: general commercial), Ronald Janis (corporate/M&A), Kathy A. Lawler (employee benefits & executive compensation), Felix Springer (labor & employment), and Albert Zakarian (labor & employment).

An additional 22 Day Pitney attorneys were also acknowledged on the state level by their clients and peers for their service and legal prowess.

Day Pitney has announced that it has relocated its Washington, DC office to further support the firm's growing Energy and Homeland Security practices, while also enhancing its transactional and finance practices. The new office will be located at 1100 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC. Richard Lorenzo, Arthur Adelberg and Jay Matson, continue to be located in the DC office.