Tag: Joseph Garrison

Oct 18 2018

Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers

Six attorneys from Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. have been recognized by Super Lawyers for their work fighting for the rights of Connecticut’s employees in 2018. Super Lawyers is […]

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Oct 9 2018

What’s Sauce For The Goose…

Consumers and employees often believe that mandatory arbitration clauses drag them into a forum they didn’t choose, to be heard before an arbitrator whose powers are virtually unreviewable, who will […]

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Oct 2 2018

Enforcement Of “Customized” Arbitration Agreements

One benefit of arbitration is that parties of equal bargaining power can provide for a method of settling disputes which is alternative to the court system.  A negotiated arbitration agreement, […]

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Sep 25 2018

What Arbitration Clause? Illiteracy As A Defense To Arbitration

I admit I was surprised to find that a person can agree to a written arbitration clause, even though he or she is illiterate. I was even more surprised to […]

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Sep 18 2018

Mafia Should Have Used Binding Class Action Waivers

“Payday loans” are a modern device intended to avoid interest rate regulations and financial disclosure laws.  So-called “salary lenders” who engage in these predatory loan arrangements concentrate on low-income families […]

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Sep 11 2018

It’s My Game, But I’m Not Playing

I love the names companies use to label the mandatory arbitration programs they impose on their employees.  Today, we can enjoy the workings of the “Fairness in Action Program” used […]

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Sep 4 2018

I Lost My Right to A Jury Trial?

The notice it takes to evaporate a jury trial right is minimal. Blind people, by not asking the right questions of an unscrupulous lender, “consented” to arbitration. Envelope stuffers announce […]

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Aug 22 2018

Partners Joseph Garrison and Stephen Fitzgerald Selected to Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide

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 […]

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Aug 21 2018

Partners Joseph Garrison & Joshua Goodbaum Publish Chapter on Employment Damages

Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. Partners Joseph Garrison and Joshua Goodbaum once again have contributed a chapter in The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, edited by Nancy J. Fannon […]

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Apr 13 2018

Attorneys Joseph Garrison, Nina Pirrotti, and Amanda DeMatteis named Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. Partners Joseph Garrison, Nina Pirrotti, and Associate Amanda DeMatteis have recently accepted invitations to become Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The ABF […]

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Client Experiences

During a very difficult employment situation, I was referred to Joe Garrison. Recognizing the volatile and time sensitive nature of my employment situation, Mr. Garrison met with me immediately (on the weekend no less). He listened to the details of my case, was able to think through possible creative solutions to offer the employer, and was responsive to my myriad of questions. He understood my concerns about litigation versus settlement, and he worked to find the best resolution possible. I am grateful to have had his support at a very difficult time. —J.C., New Haven, CT

Ethan Levin-Epstein represented me during a most painful and challenging crisis in my personal and professional life. Seeing me within 24 hours of being referred, his support and advocacy, wisdom and clarity not only resulted in a favorable negotiated outcome for me and for my family, but gave me peace of mind and the courage to recover. I am very grateful to have met Ethan and his team and would refer anyone in need to this haven. — C.L., Guilford, CT

You will never meet a more knowledgeable and compassionate professional than Steve Fitzgerald. My employment situation was very complex, and Attorney Fitzgerald kept me focused while remaining extremely adept and “thinking on his feet.” Should the need present itself again, I would never seek anyone else’s counsel regarding employment issues. I cannot recommend him highly enough. — J.R., New Haven, CT

Nina Pirrotti provided outstanding legal advice and was trustworthy, dependable, and responsive. From the start, I was confident that her knowledge and experience would obtain favorable results. On a more personal note, I enjoyed working with her and her staff and felt I was included in every part of the process. The dedication, concern, and interest in me as a client was greatly appreciated, and Nina has earned my highest recommendation. — J.H., Monroe, CT

I recently found myself in need of a lawyer in handling a dispute with my former employer. I was fortunate to retain Josh Goodbaum as my legal counsel. His legal skills knowledge and professionalism shone through in every step of the process resulting in a very positive result. I highly recommend Josh if you find yourself in need of legal counsel. — S.R., Guilford, CT

When I go to a lawyer for advice, I am usually anxious, particularly the first meeting. Amanda DeMatteis was clear in describing my options and immediately set me at ease. Realistic assessment is important, and Amanda was clear as to how to set up the case and the direction she felt we should go. I had total confidence in her abilities and knew I was being well represented against a large corporation. More importantly, we were successful! —N.M., Haddam, CT

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