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Associate - Robert L. Day III

Robert L. Day III


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Robert Day is a member of the Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Group and practices primarily in the areas of federal, state and local taxation. He regularly counsels a wide variety of taxpayers including individuals, manufacturers, insurers, media companies, financial institutions, hedge funds, and asset management funds.  He also has experience representing these clients in tax controversies before the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services and other taxing authorities.

As a member of the firm’s Opportunity Zones team, Robert advises clients on various aspects of the Qualified Opportunity Zones program.

Prior to joining Shipman & Goodwin, Robert spent several years in the tax practice of a public accounting firm.


  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Tax (2017-2019)
  • Awarded the CALI Excellence Award for Class Performance in International Tax Policy

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: Chair, Tax Law Committee (2016)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (non-CPA member)


July 11, 2019  CLE Event: CLE Webinar: Annual Connecticut Tax Update 2019
June 11, 2019  Connecticut Tax Conference
March 5, 2019  2018 Connecticut Tax Update
January 9, 2019  Tax Section Meeting: Connecticut Tax Update
December 19, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: The New Opportunity Zones Program: What Businesses and Investors Need to Know
November 29, 2018  CTCPA State Tax 360° Conference
October 9, 2018  Webinar: Relocation Roadmap - A Guide to Avoiding Tax Traps When Changing Residency
August 17, 2018  Recent Changes in the Taxation of Partnerships and Choice of Entity
July 17, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: Annual Connecticut Tax Update: 2018
June 12, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: Connecticut's Response to Federal Tax Reform Legislation
June 8, 2018  Connecticut Tax Conference 2018
March 15, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: An Overview of the Significant Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act PART 3: Impact of the 2017 Act on Businesses/Corporations, Including International Tax Law Changes
March 8, 2018  CLE Event: Webinar: An Overview of the Significant Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act PART 2: The Impact on Individuals: What You Need to Know
January 30, 2018  Primer on Connecticut State Taxes
December 11, 2017  CLE Event: Webinar: 2017 Connecticut Tax Update
June 28, 2017  Connecticut Tax Conference 2017
January 30, 2017  Connecticut Bar Association: Real Estate Property Tax Appeals
November 29, 2016  State Tax 360 Conference 2016
June 10, 2016   Connecticut Tax Conference 2016

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  • University of Vermont, B.A., 2005
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

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