July 2021

Employers Take Note: Important CT Law Changes

Two bills were recently signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont that impact Connecticut employers. The Cannabis Act essentially legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in Connecticut. Included in the legislation are certain restrictions on employers an…

Business Lawyer William Fish: Now’s Time to Acquire Businesses in Financial Distress, Especially in Senior-Housing Sector

In a recent Connecticut Law Tribune article, Partner William Fish Jr. described seeing a changing landscape due to the global pandemic that includes representing individuals and entities looking to acquire distressed businesses.“In terms of opportunities…

June 2021

Connecticut Court Upholds Fair Report Privilege and Anti-SLAPP Law

Our attorneys share their perspective on how two decisions concern a local lawyer's professional sanctions in their article for Media Law Resource Center.

May 2021

COBRA Premium Subsidy Notices under American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

As discussed in our previous post, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Plan”) imposed various requirements on employers. Among these requirements are COBRA subsidies for employees and their covered family members who have lost their group health…

April 2021

Importance of Mentorship: A Conversation with Sara J. Stankus

Sara Stankus is an associate in Hinckley Allen’s Hartford office, where she practices in the Firm’s Litigation Department. She represents clients in complex business disputes and has substantial experience with litigation in state and federal courts, a…

COVID-19 Vaccination Policies: What to Know

As COVID-19 vaccinations become more widely available, many employers would like to make vaccination mandatory for all employees, both to minimize contact tracing and employee privacy issues now burdening human resource departments– and, more importantly…