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.
On June 17, Day Pitney Partner Kevin J. Duffy spoke on the panel, "How to Retain Talent in Today's Tight Labor Market," at the 2022 Lex Mundi Managing Partners Conference.
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Day Pitney Commercial Litigation and White Collar Partner Naju R. Lathia and Employment and Labor and Regulated Substances Attorney Daniel Pierre authored the article, "Proceed with Caution: NJ's Green Lighting of Recreational Cannabis May Require Detours," for the New Jersey Law Journal.
On March 17, Day Pitney's Director of Marketing Shana Gillis will be serving on the panel, "The Ethical Parameters of Attorneys' Use of Social Media Platforms," at the 45th Annual Judicial Conference sponsored by the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ).
Judge Christopher F. Droney (ret.) and Matthew Austin authored the article, "2022 Brings New Priorities in Civil and Criminal Enforcement for U.S. Justice Department," for the Expert Opinion column of the Connecticut Law Tribune.
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Day Pitney Florida Litigation Partner Mark Romance was featured on the American Bar Association's Legal Talk Network's Litigation Radio Podcast titled, "How to Handle the Unexpected in Court."
Christopher F. Droney was interviewed by Kara Sundlin of WFSB 3 CBS Connecticut regarding the draft opinion leak in Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court.
On March 31, Day Pitney attorneys Mark Romance and Andrew Ingalls won a significant class action lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California for Mojo Dialing Solutions, LLC.