Don Strickland, now retired, was a Shareholder since 1978. His practice included labor, employment law, contract negotiations and administration, employee discipline and termination matters, and both grievance and interest arbitration. He concentrated in representation of boards of education and municipalities and other public sector entities in labor relations matters, school law, student discipline, prohibited practice matters municipal law, and constitutional law issues as they relate to public employees and employers.
Don conducted investigations on behalf of clients into allegations of employee misconduct with potential labor relations/disciplinary ramifications. During his career with the Firm, Don represented various boards of education and municipalities in the defense of employee and/or union claims of statutory violation, contract violation, and other allegations of unfair treatment and violation of rights. In this regard, he argued cases before the Connecticut Supreme Court, the Appellate Division of Connecticut Superior Court, and various boards, commissions, and agencies.