Aug 22 2018
Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. Partners Joseph Garrison and Stephen Fitzgerald have been selected to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide for 2018. This is the first time Lawdragon has put this list together.
The list was determined by the views of peers and competitors in employment law and recognizes those who are winning big for workers.
Since founding the firm in 1977, Garrison has become the leading employment lawyer in Connecticut and one of the most prominent employee rights advocates in the United States. His current practice draws upon his vast experience as a trial lawyer and negotiator and combines the representation of individuals in litigation with an expanding focus on mediation and arbitration.
Fitzgerald joined the firm in 2001, after serving for over ten years as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he rose to the rank of Supervising Attorney. His employment practice involves the representation of a wide range of workers including physicians, executives, sales staff, academics, financial services and others. He has handled countless litigations and negotiations involving claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of contract and retaliation.
Both Garrison and Fitzgerald have received numerous awards and honors over the years.
Since 2007, Garrison has been ranked as one of the top 10 Connecticut Super Lawyers, as voted by his 20,000 fellow lawyers in the state. In the 2011 rankings, he had the highest point total of any lawyer in Connecticut; in 2012, 2013, and 2014, he had the second-highest.
For Fitzgerald, his peers have ranked him as a Connecticut Super Lawyer since 2011 and as the Super Lawyer Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2012. He was also named Best Lawyer of the Year for Labor & Employment Litigation in the New Haven area by Best Lawyers in America for three consecutive years.
The lawyers of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. have been advocating for employee and civil rights throughout Connecticut for 41 years. From our offices in New Haven, we provide award-winning representation in all aspects of employment law.