Christopher Droney ’79 Hired as NFL Arbitrator

The National Football League announced the hiring of Christopher F. Droney ’79 as league arbitrator. In this role, Droney will be responsible for resolving all contractual employment and salary conflicts between players and the league. Previously, Droney was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Dec. 1, 2011, and sat on the court for eight years before joining Day Pitney, LLP as a partner in 2020. In addition to the new, part-time role with the NFL, Droney will remain a partner in the firm’s Hartford office.