Managing Partner: Thomas D Goldberg
Number of partners: 134
Number of attorneys: 289
Day Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with close to 300 attorneys in Boston, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, DC. The firm offers clients strong corporate and litigation practices, with experience on behalf of large national and international corporations as well as emerging and middle-market companies. With one of the largest individual clients practices in the country, the firm also has extensive experience helping individuals and their families as well as businesses, fiduciaries and tax-exempt entities plan for the future.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s highly skilled and experienced trial lawyers are frequently called upon to handle difficult and important cases. Day Pitney has a national reputation for successfully resolving disputed matters in administrative agencies, state and federal courts, and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Day Pitney has represented clients in almost every type of litigation, including, among other things, claims related to contracts, commercial arrangements and franchises, crediors rights, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, employment, securities, torts, unfair trade practices, and white collar matters.
Contact: Daniel L FitzMaurice
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 family-owned 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 80 years of comprehensive advice 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 Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.
Contact: David T Doot
Private Equity, Finance & Family Offices:
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: B Dane Dudley
Day Pitney’s intellectual property group offers clients a full array of services, including patent and trademark prosecution, counseling, opinion work, and licensing and other transactional work, as well as defense and enforcement of interests in litigation. Members of the group have technical expertise and experience in numerous technical subject areas, including computer science, media and communications, optics, chemistry, medical devices, and mechanical and electrical engineering. Day Pitney coordinates worldwide legal proceedings as part of clients’ overall intellectual property strategies.
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: Heather Weine Brochin
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 leasing, construction and permanent mortgage lending, equity investment, 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