The Waterbury Regional Chamber announced that Donald C. McPartland, Esq. of Southington, a partner with Secor, Cassidy & McPartland law firm in Waterbury, is the recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2015 Leadership Award.
The award will be presented at the 21st Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The evening is a major event for the not-for-profit Waterbury Regional Chamber to raise funds for economic development efforts and will include a silent auction.
One of the largest chambers in Connecticut, the Waterbury Regional Chamber (www.waterburychamber.com) currently has over 1,000 member businesses.
McPartland is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Association’s Litigation and Technology Committees; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; Waterbury Bar Association and serves on the Association’s Board of Directors.
In 2001, McPartland graduated from the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Leadership Greater Waterbury Program and has since served as a mentor of other participants. Currently he serves as chairman of the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee and as a member of the Chamber’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He is also on the Board of Directors for Main Street Waterbury and Holy Land USA in Waterbury.
McPartland is also currently a member of the Lions Club International and serves as a curriculum consultant for Post University’s online legal studies course development. He also serves on Post University’s Editorial Board of Directors for its online Academic Journal, Digital Life and Learning (digilifelearn.com), and as the publication designer and technology manager for that journal.
“Don is a visible supporter of public policy events statewide. As the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee representative each year he attends numerous public policy-related events outside the Chamber including testifying at the state capitol regarding ongoing legislation,” Lynn Ward, Waterbury Regional Chamber President and CEO, said in a chamber press release. “Throughout every year, he also speaks with new Chamber members and describes how they can get involved.”