Day Pitney LLP

Labor & Employment Department

Connecticut
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What the team is known for Sophisticated team that advises blue-chip clients on complex employment issues such as whistle-blower claims, executive terminations and discrimination cases. Offers expertise in both litigation and noncontentious matters, with extensive experience in state and federal courts as well as regulatory proceedings.

Strengths A source comments: "I have only the highest regard for the team."

"The business application they bring to their work is extraordinary; they are strategic and goal-oriented,"a client remarks.

An interviewee appreciates the "outstanding team of dedicated professionals," adding: "They have the highest degree of skill, timeliness, accessibility and collegiality."

Notable practitioners

Albert Zakarian is lauded by sources, one of whom describes his practice as "the gold standard in employment litigation." He regularly acts as arbitrator and mediator in employment law disputes involving a breadth of issues.

Daniel Schwartz is recognized as a leading employment litigator and frequently acts on high-stakes discrimination and qui tam actions. Interviewees say: "He is highly knowledgeable in his area of practice and easily accessible."