Managing Partner: Stanley A Twardy, Jr
Number of partners: 135
Number of attorneys: 282
Day Pitney is a US-based law firm with approximately 300 attorneys in 11 offices throughout the East Coast. The firm provides clients, ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to emerging companies, with results-based representation and forward-thinking solutions to complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters. With one of the largest and most sophisticated individual clients practices in the country, the firm also has extensive experience helping individuals and their families, fiduciaries and tax-exempt entities plan for the future.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s highly skilled and experienced litigators are frequently called upon to handle difficult and important cases. Day Pitney’s established reputation as trial lawyers strengthens its ability to resolve disputed matters using alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Day Pitney has worked on almost every type of litigation, including antitrust and unfair competition, contract disputes, construction and infrastructure projects, consumer finance, creditors’ rights, white-collar, franchises and distributorships, insurance and reinsurance, product liability and other torts.
Contact: Dennis R LaFiura
Day Pitney’s corporate lawyers serve as securities and corporate counsel to NYSE-, NASDAQ- and AMEX-listed companies across a wide variety of industries including energy, banking, defense, communications, manufacturing and technology. The firm’s lawyers also advise closely-held and familyowned companies and their owners throughout all stages in the life-cycle of such businesses from start-up through sale. The firm’s practice advises on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, securities law, state corporate law, tax and benefits issues and offers a strong transactional practice in the areas of private equity, capital markets, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
Contact: R Scott Beach
Energy & Utilities:
Day Pitney’s energy and utility clients benefit from more than 50 years of comprehensive advise to, and representation of, some of the sector’s largest national and international developers, contractors, utilities and institutional investors in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. The firm’s lawyers represent clients in all stages of energy and utility transactions, and before local, state and federal regulatory agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the areas of regulatory reform and industry structure.
Contact: David T Doot
Private Equity & Finance:
Day Pitney attorneys serve as counsel to targets, acquirers, investment banks and investment funds in a variety of private equity investments and control transactions. In addition to transactional work for investment funds and family offices, they advise clients on pre-formation strategy, organizational structure, regulatory compliance, compensation arrangements and document preparation of funds, including hedge funds, real estate investment funds, venture capital funds, buyout funds and fund of funds.
Contact: R Scott Beach
Day Pitney provides the full range of services needed by individuals and their families with respect to domestic and international estate and tax planning, business succession planning, administration of decedents’ estates, administration of trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, incapacity planning and related litigation.
Contact: Gregory A Hayes
Day Pitney’s intellectual property group has broad technical experience in computer science, media and communications, antitrust, and science and engineering, and offers clients counseling and litigation services, including patent and trademark prosecution litigation and transactions. Day Pitney has coordinated worldwide legal proceedings as part of a client’s overall patent strategy.
Contact: Elizabeth A Alquist
Labor, Employment & Benefits:
Day Pitney’s labor, employment and benefits practice groups provide comprehensive legal services to employers of all sizes in every facet of these challenging areas. Representing employers in the litigation, negotiation and arbitration of employment-related disputes is a longtime cornerstone practice of the firm. On behalf of companies with union-represented work forces, the firm’s attorneys act as negotiators and strategic advisors during collective bargaining negotiations, and handle labor arbitrations, picketing and potential work stoppage activities.
Contact: Mary B Rogers
Real Estate, Environmental & Land Use:
The firm has broad environmental, land use and real estate capabilities, representing lenders, developers, owners and prospective purchasers of real estate projects of all kinds. Areas of practice include redevelopment—targeting, analyzing and resolving transactional and environmental hurdles—and representing clients at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Day Pitney’s team also provides environmental regulatory advice and has counseled clients on ‘green’ projects and LEED-certified buildings.
Contact: Michael P Byrne