Shipman & Goodwin LLP has been selected as the Best Labor & Employment Law Firm in the Greater Hartford region by the Hartford Business Journal’s (HBJ) 2016 Best of Business Awards. In the inaugural edition of its Best of Business guide, HBJ highlights the top companies and firms in key business categories, including law, accounting, banking, commercial real estate and development, insurance and private wealth management, who stand out for their professionalism and commitment to customer service.
The firm’s Employer Defense and Labor Relations Practice Group provides a full range of services to help employers keep up-to-date and comply with ever-evolving labor and employment laws. Attorneys advise clients on a wide range of issues such as discrimination, pre-employment screening, wrongful discharge, FMLA and immigration as well as collective bargaining and other labor matters. In addition, they represent clients in resolving employment disputes through litigation and alternative dispute resolution; provide preventive counseling; and offer education through training, seminars and webinars.
With a depth of knowledge regarding the unique needs of various types of employers, Shipman & Goodwin’s labor and employment attorneys provide experienced representation of startup companies to multinational corporations, state agencies, municipalities and municipal boards and commissions. They also draw upon the experience of members of the firm’s tax, employee benefits and intellectual property practice groups, among others.