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Chambers High Net Worth Recognizes Day Pitney and 16 Attorneys for Private Wealth Law

Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and 16 attorneys in its Individual Clients department 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.

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 Individual Clients department, Day Pitney offers private clients one of the deepest and most experienced 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 elected fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a group of peer-elected trust and estate 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.

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

Dina Kapur Sanna

G. Warren Whitaker


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

Barbara Freedman Wand1

Stephen Ziobrowski

New Jersey – Private Wealth Law

Angela Titus McEwan

Richard D. Sanders


New York – Private Wealth Law

Dina Kapur Sanna

G. Warren Whitaker

*Chambers High Net Worth results are issued by Chambers and Partners. A description of the selection methodology 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.

About Day Pitney

Day Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys in Boston, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York and Washington, DC. The firm offers clients strong corporate and litigation practices, with experience on behalf of large national and international corporations as well as emerging and middle-market companies. With one of the largest individual clients practices on the East Coast, the firm also has extensive experience assisting individuals and their families, fiduciaries and tax-exempt entities plan for the future.