Dutchess/Putnam/Fairfield County Law Firm Daniels, Porco, & Lusardi Announces Two New Partners

August 9, 2018 - Pawling, NY

Attorneys Cristen G.M. Rescigno and Shea E. Fitzekam were named partners at Daniels, Porco & Lusardi, LLP, effective July 1, 2018. Founded in 1989, Daniels, Porco & Lusardi serves clients across New York and Connecticut on a wide variety of matters, including health law, business law, estate administration, civil litigation, and more.

"We are excited to add Cristen and Shea to the firm's partnership. Both bring a wealth of experience and wide-ranging legal knowledge. We fully expect that Cristen and Shea's work ethic and dedication to success will continue to help achieve successful results for our clients," said David E. Daniels, managing partner at Daniels, Porco & Lusardi.

Broadening the Firm's Estate Planning Offerings

Cristen Rescigno practices primarily in the areas of trusts and estates, probate and estate administration, and litigation.

"Clients rely on Cristen's standard of excellence when it comes to planning for the future and preservation of wealth. She is skilled at drafting straightforward wills and trusts, and also has extensive experience with more advanced asset protection trusts and plans involving business entities," said Daniels. "Her attention to detail and work ethic is indispensable and we are proud to have her as a leader in the firm."

Cristen received her B.A. from Bucknell University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School, and is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts. She has been a part of Daniels, Porco & Lusardi since 2013.

Expanding Experience in Health Law Transactions, Regulations, and Compliance

Shea Fitzekam's primary practice area is in health law, with additional work in business and commercial law.

"Shea's breadth of knowledge in health law allows her to serve clients in a wide variety of capacities - from advising health care industry clients about structuring and implementation of health care transactions and legal and regulatory compliance; to defending medical practices and physicians with respect to third party payor audits and investigations; to representing medical groups and physicians in employment, shareholder and partnership disputes; to advocating for individuals seeking insurance coverage for health care services; and more," said Daniels.

Shea received her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska and received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. She is a current member of the American Health Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice in New York and Nebraska, and has been an attorney with Daniels, Porco & Lusardi since 2012.

About Daniels, Porco & Lusardi

Daniels, Porco & Lusardi is a mid-Hudson Valley general practice law firm serving clients across New York and Connecticut, with offices in Pawling, NY; Carmel, NY; and Westport, CT. The firm has been recognized as a "Best Law Firm" since 2014 by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.

Daniels, Porco & Lusardi has built a reputation as one of the region's leading providers of legal services and counsel in areas including health care law; estate planning and administration; trust services; commercial real estate transactions; business/corporate law; banking and commercial law; litigation; and municipal, zoning, title and land use issues.

Arbitrators are also available within the firm with experience in resolving commercial and health care disputes of all kinds.

For more information, visit www.dpllawyers.com or contact Daniels, Porco and Lusardi, LLP at (845) 855-5900.