Founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1934, Wiggin and Dana today provides legal counsel to an international client base of major corporations and institutions, as well as to private business, entrepreneurs, individuals and families. From offices in New Haven, Hartford and Stamford, it services clients located not only in Connecticut, but throughout the Northeast, as well as elsewhere in the United States, Canada and Europe. The firm acts as general or special counsel for publicly traded corporations, emerging technology companies, family-owned businesses, hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers, universities, colleges and schools, banks, accounting, architectural and engineering firms, public utilities, insurance companies and individuals. It serves as U.S. counsel for many substantial European companies. Clients turn to Wiggin and Dana for help with specific transactions and proceedings in areas where the firm has particular expertise. Wiggin and Dana’s practice includes the full range of legal services sought by the technology community, including the protection of intellectual property and domestic and international licensing and distribution. Our clients include biotech and biopharma companies, Internet, e-commerce, e-business and new media businesses. Additional areas include antitrust and other government investigations, complex commercial litigation, all aspects of franchise, distributor and dealer litigation, land use, environmental and construction law, the development and financing of health care facilities, and trusts and estates.