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About Day Pitney LLP

Day Pitney is a leading full-service regional U.S. law firm with a more than 100-year reputation for superior client service and high-value legal representation.

With close to 300 attorneys in nine offices throughout the Northeast, we are well-positioned to provide regional, national and international clients results-based representation and forward-thinking solutions to complex litigation, transactions and regulatory matters.

Our clients range from Fortune 100 corporations to individuals. At the heart of our practice are middle-market companies in all stages of development from start-up to maturity. Our lawyers have in-depth experience in a wide array of industries, most notably in the financial institution, government, insurance, manufacturing, energy and real estate sectors. We also have one of the largest and most sophisticated individual clients practices in the country.

Day Pitney's culture places great value on diversity, innovation, accessibility and transparency—characteristics that enable us to anticipate our clients' needs and instill confidence that we are doing the best job possible advocating on their behalf.At Day Pitney client-focused thinking means continually striving for new ways to exceed our clients' expectations. Our Client Service Steering Committee is responsible for identifying ways to improve client services firm-wide and implementing the changes necessary to add real value for our clients. Day Pitney firmly believes that "the client knows best" and, to that end, we always welcome their views on how to improve the quality and effectiveness of the firm's services. The Committee also advises firm personnel on how to engage in client-focused thinking and utilize "client service" best practices to strengthen relationships and collaboration with their colleagues within the firm. Employees who demonstrate excellent service or present good ideas for achieving service goals receive awards in recognition of their contributions. Of course, the efficiencies that we realize from our internal service programs translate into better value for our clients, as well, and better value for our clients drives our continued success. Client service done right is a virtuous circle, and it's at the heart of everything we do.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1902 Number of Partners 155
Number of offices 9 Partner:associate ratio 1.70
Biggest office Hartford Percentage of women attorneys 27.60
Number of attorneys 314 Percentage of minority attorneys 34.70
Number of associates 92 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.00
Area of practice

Day Pitney LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Broker-Dealers Investment Advisers and Commodities Firms
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Real Estate and Development Transactions
  • Compliance Officer Services
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Transactions
  • Creditors' Rights and Real Estate Litigation
  • Data Privacy and Protection
  • Disabilities and Special Needs Planning
  • Distressed Assets Team
  • Emerging Companies and Venture Finance
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy Regulation and Compliance
  • Environmental and Land Use Litigation
  • Environmental and Land Use Regulation
  • Family Office Practice
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Franchise and Distribution Law
  • Fund Formation Portal
  • General Counsel Services
  • Healthcare Law
  • Infrastructure Development and Investment and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Institutional Finance and Commercial Lending
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
  • Insurance Regulation and Transactions
  • International Transactions
  • International Trusts and Estates
  • Investment Management Compliance Services
  • Labor Regulation and Union Relations
  • LGBT Planning
  • Life Sciences
  • Matrimonial
  • Mergers Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
  • Municipal Finance
  • Natural Gas
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution and Counseling
  • Post Grant Proceedings
  • Private Companies
  • Private Equity and Investment Funds
  • Probate Litigation / Probate Controversies
  • Products Liability and Torts Litigation
  • Public Companies
  • Real Estate Redevelopment
  • Renewable Energy
  • Residential Real Estate - Connecticut and New York
  • Retail Companies
  • Securities Enforcement Defense
  • Shareholder and Securities Litigation
  • Social Media Task Force
  • State Tax Controversies
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving
  • Technology Telecommunications and Outsourcing
  • Trademark Copyright and Advertising
  • Trust Services - Account Access
  • Trust Services and Fiduciary Compliance
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Water Companies
  • White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Energy and Utility Law
  • Individual Clients
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate Environmental and Land Use.
Awards and recognitions

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
The Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers
The BTI Client Service A-Team

Diversity

Day Pitney is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We foster diversity within our firm and the communities we live in. Diversity is one of the firm's core values. We believe people of diverse skills, opinions, perspectives, lifestyles, ideas, thinking and knowledge make us a stronger, more productive law firm. We actively seek out people who distinguish themselves from the pack - people of diverse ethnicity, culture, race, national origin, age, religion, disabilities, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation and veteran status.

Spearheading this commitment is our director of diversity, who is a member of the senior management team at the firm and is responsible for implementing the firm's diversity plan that ensures the firm's focus on diversity as a core value. The director of diversity serves as the firm's thought leader, ambassador and advocate on diversity, inclusion and equity initiatives and issues. The director of diversity works with the Executive Committee, cross-office Diversity Committee and other key members of the firm to further the firm's diversity objectives.

While we are proud of what the firm has achieved over the years, we continue to build on those accomplishments. One of the ways we're doing this is through internal affinity groups such as Day Pitney Attorneys of Color (DPAC), which is a network comprising all attorneys of color throughout the firm and which aims to foster an inclusive environment that helps ensure the success of minority attorneys, Women Working Together (WWT), which provides mutual support, professional growth and community service opportunities to women attorneys at the firm and to clients, and the Day Pitney Alliance, which provides an avenue for Day Pitney employees, regardless of sexual orientation or role within the firm, to express support for LGBT people, and promote awareness of and support for LGBT causes and concerns.

Additionally, we have established an LGBT Planning Group in our Individual Client practice group specifically designed to serve and support the LGBT community.

Internally at the firm we have supported the YWCA Stand Against Racism program and have facilitated "Lean In" discussion groups for employees to discuss important current issues with their colleagues. In addition, we have a Heritage Month Speaker Series that brings in speakers to discuss topics of importance related to the various heritage month celebrations. In the recent past we have hosted an Assistant Attorney General and member of the Hispanic National Bar Association task force created to raise awareness of the DREAM Act, a retired college professor to discuss the Emancipation Proclamation on the occasion of its 150th anniversary, the first female president of a major bank in Connecticut, and a panel presentation on marriage equality. These events are open to all employees at the firm and are broadcast live throughout all our offices.

Day Pitney also regularly sponsors and supports attendance at events put on by organizations dedicated to enhancing opportunities for minority lawyers and law students, such as the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Boston Lawyers Group, the New Jersey Law Firm Group, the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity, and various national and state minority bar associations. Day Pitney attorneys have served in leadership positions in many of these organizations.

In addition, Day Pitney works to create innovative programs and policies to recruit and retain women and minorities. We recruit through several programs, including the Rutgers-Newark Minority Student Program, the University of Connecticut School of Law Cultural Diversity Initiative, the New Jersey Law Firm Group and the Northeast Black Law Students Association Job Fair.

We are committed to working with our clients, professional colleagues, diversity organizations and others in the communities in which we practice as we pursue the common goal of a professional workplace where opportunity is available to all. We continue to strive to provide challenging opportunities, meaningful guidance and positive incentives to assist our professionals in achieving their greatest potential. In doing so, our goal is ultimately to create advantages from our differences and to achieve richer, broader and innovative results.

We invite you to explore Day Pitney's website to learn more about our efforts and direct your attention to Diversity Perspectives for a thought-provoking list of diversity-related articles in the media.

Summer associate program

Day Pitney LLP has changed how it runs its summer program by returning to the tradition of legal apprenticeship. The idea behind the move was to provide you, the law student, with the practical, hands-on training necessary to become a great lawyer.

At Day Pitney, we focus on the development and education of our attorneys, and we stress the importance of working as a team to achieve the best results for our clients. We have developed a summer program designed to reflect these key values. It emphasizes teamwork, as well as learning by observation and interaction with practicing professionals. For this reason, we no longer refer to law students as summer associates, but instead refer to them as apprentices. In this way, we are getting back to the basics and returning to our tradition of legal apprenticeships.

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Day Pitney LLP LOCATIONS

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Day Pitney LLP Headquarters

242 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT
06103

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Day Pitney LLP Office

24 Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT
06830

203-862-7800 phone
203-862-7801 fax

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Day Pitney LLP Office

7 Times Square ,
Broadway between 41st and 42nd Streets
New York City, NY
10036

212-297-5800 phone
212-916-2940 fax

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Day Pitney LLP Office

Blue Back Square ,
75 Isham Road, Suite 300
West Hartford, CT
06107

860-313-5700 phone
860-313-5701 fax

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Day Pitney LLP Office

One Audubon Street
New Haven, CT
06511

203-752-5000 phone
203-752-5001 fax

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