Gary E. Phelan, Attorney
GARY PHELAN, head of O&G's Connecticut office, has represented employees in all aspects of employment law since 1989. He has litigated and negotiated individual claims involving discrimination based on age, disability, and family responsibilities, wrongful termination and employment contracts.
Prior to joining O&G he was a partner with Klebanoff & Phelan, P.C., in West Hartford, Connecticut, and Garrison, Phelan, Levin-Epstein, Chimes & Richardson in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been selected by peer review for The Best Lawyers in America* and was listed by Connecticut Magazine as one of the "Top Lawyers in Connecticut" in Labor and Employment Law.* He co-authored one of the leading treatises on disability law entitled Disability Discrimination in the Workplace, which is published by West Group. He has written and lectured on a wide range of employment-related topics and was an adjunct professor for several years at the Quinnipiac University School of Law. He was the President of the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association and, was the co-chair of the disability rights committee for the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and served on NELA's executive board. He is presently on the advisory board for the center for work life law.
Mr. Phelan is admitted to practice in both Connecticut and New York.
New York 1989
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