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DanElliott

Partner

Overview

Biography

Dan primarily concentrates his practice on representing employers ranging from large, multinational corporations to local Connecticut businesses in industries that include retail, manufacturing, health care, media, construction, and real estate in state and federal court as well as before administrative agencies. He defends clients against claims of wrongful termination; race, age, gender, and disability discrimination; and breach of employment contracts. Dan has defeated claims of employment discrimination in jury trials, arbitrations, state and federal agency investigations, and through pre-trial motions. He also assists clients with general liability and commercial litigation matters. 

Bar Associations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member and Former House of Delegates Member
  • Connecticut Italian-American Bar Association, Director and Former President and Vice President
  • National Italian-American Bar Association, Director and Secretary and Former New England Regional Vice President
  • New Haven County Bar Association 
Experience

Prior Experience

  • LeClairRyan, Partner
  • Murtha Cullina LLP

Selected Honors

  • Benchmark Litigation, Northeast: Labor & Employment Star, 2018
  • Benchmark Litigation, Top Litigator Under 40, 2017
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Connecticut Rising Stars: Employee Litigation – Defense, 2014-2018 

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