Dayna represents individuals and businesses in civil litigation and employment matters.
Dayna assists clients with matters including discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims, wage and hour disputes, and non-competition agreements. She also works closely with businesses and executives to provide guidance on personnel matters, employee handbooks, employee classification, and to ensure compliance with employment laws.
Dayna litigates in both state and federal court and handles matters at the administrative level appearing before the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
Dayna is also passionate about her representation of animals, their owners, and non-profit organizations in animal law matters focusing on animal welfare and animal protection. Dayna has worked at the administrative level litigating dog disposal orders and has worked with non-profits for the protection of animal welfare. Dayna also works to assist owners of support animals including working with individuals and entities such as condominium associations.
Dayna earned her B.A. in political science and government from the University of Connecticut, magna cum laude, in 2016, and her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2019. During law school, Dayna served on the Executive Board of the Quinnipiac Law Review as a Publication Editor. She also served as the Vice President for the Animal Law Society and was a member of the Health Law Society. Prior to joining Cohen and Wolf, Dayna worked as a mediator with Quinnipiac’s Mediation Clinic handling cases for the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, primarily with employment discrimination matters.
Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. , magna cum laude, 2019
University of Connecticut, B.A. Political Science and Government, magna cum laude, 2015
- U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
- Outriggers Restaurant, Stratford, CT, 10.30.2019
Connecticut Bar Association
• Animal Law Section, 2019-present
• Employment Law Section, 2019-present
• Litigation Section, 2019-present
PAWS, Board of Directors, 2019-present