Labor and Employment Counseling and Training; Litigation; Business Disputes; ADR
Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds is co-chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits Department. His practice includes counseling on and litigating business, construction, labor and employment and civil rights matters and municipal law. Attorney Hawks-Ladds has tried cases in numerous state and federal courts, argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate courts and the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and litigates extensively before administrative tribunals. Attorney Hawks-Ladds frequently lectures and consults on trial practice, business disputes, labor and employment law and municipal issues. Attorney Hawks-Ladds also regularly negotiates collective bargaining agreements, employment agreements, and severance and compensation packages involving executives of some of the largest U.S. and international companies. He is cited as an authority in Covenants Not to Compete: A State by State Survey, 2005 Supplement. Attorney Hawks-Ladds is an American Arbitration Association trained arbitrator and serves on the AAA’s National Roster of Neutral Arbitrators for employment disputes. Attorney Hawks-Ladds is a FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, having qualified through the FINRA National Arbitration and Mediation Committee.
Hartford County Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association