firm engages in a nationwide practice under federal, state and local statues,
regulations and ordinances. These
include, among others the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act,
Fair Labor Standards Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Civil Rights
Action of 1964, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Age Discrimination in Employment Act,
Equal Pay Act, Davis Bacon Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Older
Workers Benefit Protection Act, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation
Action of 1986 (COBRA), Americans with Disabilities Act, the Public Employee
Relations Act of Connecticut, and various local human rights acts.
In addition, the firm has extensive experience in litigation actions
arising under the United States and Connecticut Constitutions.
We represent clients in common law actions arising out of contract or
torts such as employment termination cases, negligent hiring and retention,
emotional distress claims, confidentiality agreements and agreements no to
compete, and employment related libel and slander actions.
have considerable experience working on behalf of management in both the private
and public sectors.
the private sector, we represent companies throughout the United States in a
wide variety of industries such as health care, trucking, finance, retail,
wholesale, service, manufacturing, entertainment, transportation, warehousing
and distribution, construction, agriculture and hospitality.
Each industry presents a special set of circumstances and unique
traditions. Our attorneys have
accumulated extensive experience in all such industries, to the substantial
advantage of clients facing similar circumstances.
the public sector, we represent a growing number of municipalities, boards of
education and governmental agencies throughout Connecticut.
Each level of government is marked by distinctive characteristics and
governed by unique laws and procedures. Our
attorneys have experience in all types of public jurisdictions and are able to
bring their resultant proficiency to bear on behalf of our clients.
both the public and private sector, we are often retained by our clients’
insurance providers for defense of employment-related actions for which
insurance coverage is provided. Because
our firm is typically involved in investigating matters giving rise to the claim
and is therefore already familiar with the case, and because of our firm’s
specialized practice and expertise, we are able to provide an efficient and cost
effective defense to such employment-related claims.
Our Expertise In Labor And Employment-Related Practice
represent the interests of management in a variety of settings and in a
multitude of situations. While each
case involves its own individual characteristics and unique variables, the needs
of our clients typically fall into the following general categories:
- Assistance in Compliance, Effective Employee
Assisting Management in the Preservation of Union-Free
Preventive Measures, Fostering Positive Employee Relations
Counseling, Seminars, Advisory Opinions