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Estate Planning Update Winter 2019/2020 - Chambers High Net Worth Recognizes Day Pitney and 16 Attorneys for Private Wealth Law

Publisher: Day Pitney Estate Planning Update
December 11, 2019

Day Pitney is pleased to announce that the firm and 16 attorneys have been ranked in the 2019 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide*, a Chambers and Partners publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. The guide covers private wealth management work and related areas around the world, featuring in-depth editorials about the leading professional advisers to wealthy individuals and families in each market.

The firm was again ranked in the Chambers HNW Guide for Private Wealth Law in the Nationwide Eastern Region, as well as in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. Day Pitney is one of only two law firms to receive Band 1 rankings in Connecticut, and is tied for the most attorneys ranked in the state. The firm also received a Band 1 ranking in Massachusetts, where it has more attorneys ranked than any other law firm in the state.

Sixteen attorneys were ranked for Private Wealth Law in their respective states, including four attorneys who received Band 1 rankings. Three attorneys were also ranked for Private Wealth Law in the Nationwide Eastern Region category. The lawyers recognized are as follows ("1" denotes a Band 1 ranking):

Nationwide – Private Wealth Law: Eastern Region

Leiha Macauley
Michael G. Pfeifer
Dina Kapur Sanna
G. Warren Whitaker

District of Columbia – Private Wealth Law

Michael G. Pfeifer

Connecticut – Private Wealth Law1

B. Dane Dudley
Steven M. Fast1
Keith Bradoc Gallant
Christiana N. Gianopulos
Gregory A. Hayes1
Darren M. Wallace
Amy K. Wilfert

Massachusetts – Private Wealth Law1

Leila E. Hixon
Leiha Macauley1
David L. Silvian
Stephen Ziobrowski

New Jersey – Private Wealth Law

Angela Titus McEwan
Richard D. Sanders

New York – Private Wealth Law

Dina Kapur Sanna
G. Warren Whitaker

Day Pitney "belongs in the top tier," according to Chambers sources. "They have the highest touch and productivity levels," commented one interviewee. Another market commentator noted that "[t]hey have strengthened their practice and made a commitment to this area."

With nearly 70 lawyers in the firm's Trusts and Estates and Individual Clients department, Day Pitney offers private clients one of the deepest practices in the country. The attorneys have hundreds of years of combined experience advising individuals and their families on the full spectrum of matters related to trusts and estates. In addition, 18 attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a group of peer-elected attorneys across the U.S. and abroad with more than 10 years of experience in the active practice of probate and trust law or estate planning.

*Chambers High Net Worth results are issued by Chambers and Partners, and "Best Law firms" is issued by U.S. News & World Report L.P. Descriptions of the selection methodologies can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the highest court of any state. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

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