Connecticut’s Wiggin & Dana swipes NY boutique

Connecticut’s Wiggin & Dana has gained entry to the New York market through a merger with niche Manhattan firm Howe & Addington.

The takeover of the New York firm signals Wiggin & Dana’s second office outside of the State of Connecticut. It set up a Philadelphia operation in 2001.

Howe & Addington, which specialises in real estate, tax, estate planning and litigation, will up the total number of lawyers in Wiggin & Dana to 150 attorneys.