Day Pitney LLP (“Day Pitney”) is a full-service law firm with more than 300 lawyers in 13 offices in New Jersey, Boston, Connecticut, Florida, Washington, D.C., and New York City.
Day Pitney provides unlimited access to partners and has cultivated a deep bench of knowledgeable and experienced lawyers in many practice areas. Our lawyers work seamlessly across disciplines to guide our clients through the evolving legal landscape.
Day Pitney’s Corporate, Litigation, and Trusts and Estates lawyers represent wealthy individuals and families to Fortune 100 companies. The breadth and scope of our services to individuals and families is among the most comprehensive in the country. The firm’s culture places great value on diversity, innovation, accessibility and transparency.
Corporate and Securities
Day Pitney serves as securities and corporate counsel to NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed companies across industries, including energy, banking, real estate, healthcare, hospitality, communications, manufacturing and technology. We 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. Our lawyers advise on corporate governance, disclosure obligations, regulatory compliance, securities law, shareholder issues, state corporate law, tax and compensation and benefits issues. The firm offers a strong transactional practice in the areas of private equity, investment management/funds, venture capital, capital markets, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Energy and Utilities
Representing a diverse group of clients in the U.S. and around the world, we develop and implement solutions to the complex challenges confronting the energy and utility industries. Our clients include electric, gas and water utilities; debt and equity investors; generators, transmitters and marketers; equipment contractors; and other energy and utility market participants.
Environmental and Land Use
The firm has a long history of serving the comprehensive environmental needs of clients, including in litigation and in transactional and regulatory matters. Since the 1970s, we have successfully defended clients in major toxic tort cases, including large class action and multiparty suits.
Enforcement and White Collar Criminal Defense Fortune 100 corporations, private entities and individuals call on Day Pitney’s former prosecutors and experienced white collar lawyers to respond to government investigations, conduct internal investigations and develop regulatory compliance and ethics programs.
Healthcare, Life Sciences and Technology
This integrated practice group provides targeted and practical guidance to these quickly evolving industries through a team of talented and experienced lawyers who have worked in these industries. Working closely and collaboratively across practice areas, our team takes an interdisciplinary approach to seamlessly and efficiently deliver results while addressing the full gamut of legal and business needs, including regulatory compliance, corporate and business, transactional, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property, financial services, environmental, real estate and tax.
Clients Day Pitney has one of the largest and most sophisticated practices in the country, and our lawyers have, among them, hundreds of years of experience helping our clients plan for the future. The firm advises individuals, fiduciaries, tax-exempt entities, cross-border families and family offices on a full range of estate, trust and business succession matters.
Intellectual Property and Technology
Day Pitney helps clients acquire, secure, transfer, defend, enforce and understand their intellectual property rights. We prosecute patents and trademarks; negotiate and draft agreements for the license and sale of intellectual property rights; litigate intellectual property disputes in federal and state courts around the country, including before the International Trade Commission and the United States Patent and Trademark Office; and advise clients on the entire array of evolving intellectual property issues modern businesses confront, including workplace policies relating to Internet access and use, social media, and privacy.
Labor, Employment and Benefits
Day Pitney guides employers through the many and ever-increasing federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impact the modern workplace to achieve practical solutions for all workplace issues. The firm covers every type of employment, labor and benefits matter providing clients with preventive strategies and proactive training, drafting compliant policies and agreements, assisting on labor, employment and benefit issues in corporate transactions and litigating disputes. Our lawyers litigate matters that include employment discrimination, whistleblower, employee benefits, restrictive covenants, contract disputes, and traditional labor. Our traditional labor lawyers, among other things, negotiate collective bargaining agreements and assist with labor arbitration and NLRB charges. Our benefits lawyers advise employers on issues affecting pension and welfare benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements under the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, and federal and state securities laws.
With decades of experience representing small businesses and start-ups to large national and international corporations, Day Pitney's skilled trial and appellate counsel, arbitrators and mediators have established a reputation for success. Our commercial litigators offer insightful, effective strategies for overcoming obstacles and resolving disputes of varying magnitude and complexity. Each matter receives the resources that match the needs and goals of the client and appropriately address the legal issues involved. Each case is managed to achieve a time- and cost-effective resolution, including evaluating the range of strategies that can be pursued to reach the client's desired result in each case, such as arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. The firm handles challenging cases involving franchises, general commercial disputes, insurance, intellectual property, products liability, real estate and securities.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Day Pitney serves as counsel on all aspects of middle-market transactions. We advise targets, acquirers and investment banks in both the fast-paced public company mergers and acquisitions practice and the more laborious private M&A practice that includes the often hotly disputed working capital adjustment and indemnification caps. We help clients navigate merger and acquisition transactions and related matters in the areas of antitrust, benefits, environmental, intellectual property, SEC compliance and tax.
Day Pitney real estate lawyers have substantial knowledge and experience in multifaceted real estate transactions, including complex, multi-jurisdictional financing, acquisition, disposition, and leasing transactions involving diverse asset classes, with attention to environmental, land use and tax planning considerations. They have the ability to assist clients in all phases of a transaction, including strategic planning, structuring, due diligence and closing with a consistent focus on adding value and maximizing our client’s position in the negotiation.