Day Pitney Senior Associate Darian Butcher was elected President of the Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). The new board of directors was announced at GLAD's December 2020 meeting. Butcher previously served as Vice President from 2018 to 2020, Clerk of the Board from 2016 to 2018, and has been a member of the GLAD board since 2014.
"We are at a pivotal time in our country's journey toward equity, justice and full LGBTQ equality, and I can't think of an organization better positioned than GLAD to meet the moment," said Butcher. "I'm honored and humbled to be stepping into the role of President as we both confront the immediate challenges presented by the pandemic and the legacy of the Trump administration and seize the opportunities before us to further equal justice for all."
GLAD works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status and sexual orientation through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy and education. You can see the full list of board members here.
Miami attorney Andrew Ingalls moderated the panel, "The Future of the Death Penalty in Florida," at the South Florida Chapter of the American Constitution on November 12.
On October 22, Partner and General Counsel Elizabeth J. Sher was a panelist at the Attorneys' Liability Assurance Society webinar titled, "Who Can You Trust? The Dangers of Serving As and Representing Fiduciaries."
Judge Christopher F. Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Preparation is Key: A Successful Moot Session is Vital for Appellate Arguments," for the "Best Practices" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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Judge Christopher Droney (ret.) authored the article, "Tips for Effective Appellate Arguments," for the "Expert Opinion" column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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New Jersey Partner Christina Livorsi was featured in an in-depth New Jersey Law Journal Q&A titled, "Meet Day Pitney's Livorsi, the Woman Whose Big Courtroom Victory Continues to Reverberate Across 2 Sectors."
Florida Partner Gary S. Betensky elected to serve as Chair of the Palm Beach County Environmental Control Hearing Board was featured in the Sun Sentinel's People on the Move Column.
Florida Partner Gary S. Betensky has been elected by the board members of the Palm Beach County Environmental Control Hearing Board to serve as chair, effective immediately.
Day Pitney Counsel Steven A. Cash was quoted by The Hill, discussing how former Trump White House strategist Stephen Bannon's choice to buck a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol could tee up a big decision for a Justice Department determined to strike an independent tone.