Shipman & Goodwin LLP

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One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1919, United States
Phone: (860) 251-5000
Fax: (860) 251-5099
Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • New York
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

The Dialogue: Workplace Complaints and Happy Endings As Rare As Unicorn Frappuccinos?

The Dialogue — one of more popular recurring posts — returns for the third time. Does that mean the third time’s the charm?…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

High School Sleuths Expose Questionable Credentials of New Principal

Earlier this month in the city of Pittsburg, Kansas, a group of curious student journalists raised serious questions about the credentials of their newly hired principal, Amy Robertson. According to the Kansas City Star,…more
 /  Education, Labor & Employment Law

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – April, 2017 #2

Dear Legal Mailbag: I am the advisor for our school newspaper and the student editor-in-chief is a pain in the a**...oops, I mean an impressive young man. When I tell him to do something, he takes it as an opening proposal…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Education

Starting May 1, 2017 USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card, commonly known as the Green Card, and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – April, 2017

Dear Legal Mailbag: Recently, a parent stopped by my office unannounced to complain that one of my teachers was rude to her darling little son. This is not the first time that she has leveled an accusation against one of…more
 /  Education

Transgender Students in Independent Schools: Developing Best Practices in a Confusing Political Landscape

Issues regarding transgender students and employees have been at the forefront of political, legal and social discussion in recent months. As independent schools consider their role in promoting the health and safety of…more
 /  Civil Rights, Education

Pay Equity Bill Passes House; Awaits Senate Vote

Yesterday, the Connecticut House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would promote pay equity among men and women. However, the bill lacks a key provision that would have barred prospective employers from inquiring…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Mandated Reporting and Professional Boundaries: Important Training for Faculty and Staff

Now more than ever it is critical for independent schools to ensure that all faculty and staff are appropriately trained regarding their legal obligation to report suspicions of abuse and neglect of any student to appropriate…more
 /  Education, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law

State Board of Education Adopts PEAC Recommendation Regarding Use of Master Tests in Educator Evaluation Plans

At its meeting on April 5, 2017, the State Board of Education voted to adopt the March 29, 2017 recommendation of the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) concerning the use of state mastery test data in educator…more
 /  Administrative Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Title VII and Sexual Orientation Debate Largely Moot in Connecticut

Over the last week or so, there have been two prominent Circuit Court decisions addressing whether Title VII (the federal law prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion and national origin)…more
 /  Civil Rights, Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week – March, 2017 #4

I am an assistant principal at a great middle school and we are a very welcoming bunch. Five months ago, a parent of another student attending our school came in with an eighth grade girl and asked that she be enrolled as well…more
 /  Education

See You In Court! - April 2017

The Nutmeg Board of Education was frustrated and dismayed this budget season by the need to cut programs and reduce costs. However, given various warnings from Seymour Dollars, the irascible Chairperson of the Nutmeg Board of…more
 /  Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education, Immigration Law

IRS Warns Schools of Dangerous Email Scam

On March 28, 2017, the IRS warned schools, universities, government entities and tax exempt organizations of a dangerous email scam currently circulating nationwide and targeting employers. According to the IRS, the scammer…more
 /  Education, Labor & Employment Law, Nonprofit Law, Taxation

HR’s Increasing Role in Ensuring Data Privacy

Last night I had the opportunity to speak to the Colonial Total Rewards Association on the topic of Data Privacy and HR. I titled the presentation “Is Your HR Data Going Rogue” and really focused on the role that Human Resources…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

BREAKING: Connecticut Supreme Court Rules Restaurant Cannot Apply Tip Credit to Pizza Delivery Drivers

The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision that will be officially released April 4, 2017, has ruled that employers may not use the “tip credit” for pizza delivery drivers and therefore, the employees must be paid…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law
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