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Cohen and Wolf, P.C.

September 14, 2010 10:15 ET

Attorney Gary Phelan Joins Cohen and Wolf's Employment Litigation Practice

BRIDGEPORT, CT--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) - Attorney Gary E. Phelan, a Westport resident, has joined Cohen and Wolf's Employment Litigation Practice. Attorney Phelan will divide his time between the firm's Bridgeport and Westport offices.

Attorney Phelan's practice includes representation of employees as well as employers in a wide range of matters, including age and disability discrimination, family responsibilities discrimination, wrongful termination, employment contracts and severance negotiations. He was previously a partner with Outten and Golden, LLP's New York and Stamford offices and a partner at Garrison, Phelan, Levin-Epstein, Chimes and Richardson in New Haven.

Attorney Phelan has been recognized in the 1995-2010 editions of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Labor and Employment Law. He was also designated by Super Lawyers magazine as a Connecticut Super Lawyer, in the category of Employment & Labor Law (2006-2010).

Attorney Phelan has written extensively on the subject of workplace discrimination, co-authoring Disability Discrimination in the Workplace, one of the leading treatises on disability law. He has written and lectured on a wide range of employment-related topics and was an adjunct professor for several years at the Quinnipiac University School of Law. Mr. Phelan received his B.A. from Siena College in 1982 and his J.D. from Albany Law School in 1987.

Cohen and Wolf, P.C. For nearly 60 years, Cohen and Wolf has been providing personal attention and practical advice for its clients, successfully represented businesses, individuals and municipalities in matters involving litigation, corporate and securities law, real estate, land use and zoning, tax, employment and labor, municipal law, personal injury, family law, estate planning, elder law and asset protection planning. The firm's team of 48 experienced lawyers is based in its four Connecticut offices: Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. For more information please visit: www.cohenandwolf.com.

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