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I work at Pullman & Comley LLC, a Connecticut-based firm. My primary office is in Hartford, Connecticut but I do business all across the state including the Stamford, Bridgeport, and New Haven areas. My practice includes representing and counseling employers on labor and employment law through practical considerations and application of the law. I also work on a variety of commercial litigation matters and employee benefits issues.
The blog discusses new and noteworthy developments in employment law in Connecticut.
Litigation experience in federal and state courts:
- Wage and Hour Law
- Employment Discrimination
- Trade Secrets
- Non-compete enforcement
- Other employment-related matters
- Connecticut Appellate Court
- United States District Court – Connecticut
- Connecticut Superior Court
- Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
- Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Awards and Recognition:
- Have been included in “Best Lawyers in America” publication for Connecticut since 2005.
- Finalist, Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year, American Bar Association, 2008
- ABA Young Lawyers’ Division “Star of the Year” in 2007.
- Connecticut Law Tribune “New Leaders of the Law Award” 2003.
- The Urban League of Greater Hartford
- March of Dimes, Connecticut Chapter
- Connecticut Middle School Mock Trial Program
- Lawyers for Children America
I am a law graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law where I was honored with the “Order of the Coif”. I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. While there, I served as an editor for the award-winning daily newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian.
With all the focus lately on social media, it’s easy for forget that there are other laws and issues that remain vitally important to employers. One of them is the need for employees to understand the importance of compliance with data privacy laws. I talked in 2008 about a new law in...
It will come as no surprise to employers that summary judgment (essentially, throwing out a case before trial) in employment cases in state court is hard to get. State judges are typically reluctant to grant such a motion, which means cases get scheduled for trial — an expensive and...
Lately, it feels that employment law is revolving solely around social media. Indeed, many of my speaking engagements recently have all had a social media bent. (This week, I’ll be keynoting a speech to the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Marketing Professionals Services on Strategies...
The Labor & Public Employee Committee on Thursday voted 8-3 in favor of a minimum wage hike that was less than originally proposed. The revised bill would raise the minimum wage by 50 cents at the start of the next two years, with future raises automatically tied to the consumer price index....
Twitter is one of the more remarkable creations to come out of the last decade. It’s huge, noisy, and hard to keep track of. It is also one of the most delicious communication tools ever invented. A tweet from earlier today confirmed my view of it. Chai Feldblum, who describes herself on her...