p>Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that Hartford partner Glenn Dowd has been invited to become a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. Membership qualifications include having served as lead counsel in a minimum of 10 civil jury trials that reached a verdict or hung jury. Dowd joins four other Day Pitney attorneys who are members of ABOTA.

Dowd's labor and employment practice involves defending employers against claims such as wrongful discharge and employment discrimination brought before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Dowd also regularly represents trustees, beneficiaries, fiduciaries, personal representatives, and creditors in a wide array of probate controversies, handling will contests, conservatorships, testamentary and inter vivos transfer disputes, competency disputes, fiduciary liability claims, domicile change disputes and tax disputes. His professional affiliations include serving as a Special Master in the Connecticut District Court and an attorney trial referee and attorney fact finder of the Connecticut Superior Court.