Joseph D. Garrison, Attorney
Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Richardson, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. has been known statewide in Connecticut for providing the highest quality representation to individuals for nearly thirty years.
Our firm handles trial and appellate matters in Connecticut state and federal courts as well as providing advice to persons in employment, criminal investigations, and regulatory matters. Our current and former attorneys have an outstanding record of public and pro bono service, and hold leadership positions in state and federal bar associations.
Connecticut Law Tribune Articles by Joseph D. Garrison
Enforcement of "Customized" Arbitration Agreements
Can Companies Grant Themselves "Get Out Of Jail Free" Cards By Using Mandatory Arbitration?
I Lost My Right To A Jury Trial?
Mafia Should Have Used Binding Class Action Waivers
It’s My Game, but I'm Not Playing
Can Mandatory Arbitration "Agreements" Prohibit Class Actions?
What's Sauce for The Goose
They Just Can't Help It
Speed and Efficiency: Priorities In Arbitration?
The Trouble with Arbitration
Mazadoorian Chapter Contribution on Mediation by Joseph D. Garrison
Employment Mediation: The Employee's Perspective
Arthur Rosenfield v. Yale University
Dr. Rosenfield had been disciplined and demoted because of his patient care advocacy. After a seven-week trial, a jury awarded both compensatory and punitive damages, which eventually totaled approximately $6.3 million. See the New York Times article here.
Sol Hicks v. Chesebrough-Ponds
Race discrimination case on behalf of African-American lead chemist who was wrongly accused of misconduct by his white co-workers. Jury award of $600,000 by all-white jury.
Michael Kuselias v. SNET
Wrongful termination and defamation case resulting in jury award of $580,000 for infliction of emotional distress and damage to reputation.
Kim Persky v. Cendant Corp.
Interference with rights under Connecticut and federal family medical leave laws when employer refused to restore client to her previous position and failed to find any equivalent job. The Connecticut Supreme Court affirmed the Connecticut Department of Labor's award of $500,000 and affirmed employee-friendly burden of proof in this case of first impression.
Maria D'Ullise-Cupo v. Notre Dame High School
Established a new tort in employment law - the tort of negligent misrepresentation.
Brian Smith v. Cox Radio
Arbitration award of contract damages and $300,000 for defamation to high-profile morning radio talk show host. The award was affirmed in state court.
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