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Day Pitney LLP

Private Wealth Law

5 ranked individualsBand 1MassachusettsHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Day Pitney "are one of the best firms in Massachusetts. I would place them in the top percentile," says a market source.

"I think they are an exceptional law firm," states an interviewee, explaining: "They are very pragmatic and a good collegial group. They are an intelligent group of people who are very thoughtful. I think very highly of them." A Boston-based lawyer reveals: "If I were conflicted in a matter that I couldn't handle, I would send them to a lawyer at Day Pitney."

Notable practitioners

Amy Lonergan is considered by interviewees to be a "real rising star." She has experience advising high net worth clients on estate planning, trust administration and tax planning. One source says: "I am very impressed with her. I think she is great to work with. She is knowledgeable, nice to work with and has a nice touch with clients. She is very practical and effective."

Barbara Freedman Wand has a longstanding reputation as a strong trust and estates practitioner in New England. An interviewee says: "She is excellent. She is very well respected, she knows what she is doing and she has a lot of knowledge to offer." Another commentator notes: "She is terrific, she is fabulous. She really knows her stuff and she has a lot of experience. She has developed impeccable judgement, she is very capable of advising clients and she is sensitive to client needs."

David Silvian has experience in estate planning and estate and trust administration for business owners, executives and high net worth families. One interviewee says: "David is a great lawyer. He is responsive, thoughtful and knowledgeable." Another comments: "He is extremely thorough, diligent and timely. He has a lot of international expertise, particularly when it comes to estate planning and structuring."

"I would put her at the top of any list," enthuses a source about Leiha Macauley , adding: "She is the best in the city, she is spectacular." The source continues:"If I ever had to refer my client to another lawyer in Boston, I would hands down send them to Leiha. She is incredibly personable, she is super intelligent and there is not a thing that she does not know." Another interviewee remarks: "She is an excellent lawyer. She's intelligent, practical and devoted to her clients."

Stephen Ziobrowski is best known for his expertise on international tax matters. "He is knowledgeable, practical and dynamic. He is always good to deal with," says one source, and another comments: "He's knowledgeable, very sharp and great with clients."

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Massachusetts

Private Wealth Law


Amy R. Lonergan
Up and Coming
Barbara Freedman Wand
Band 1
David Silvian
Band 3
Leiha Macauley
Band 1
Stephen Ziobrowski
Band 1