Duncan J. Forsyth: Lawyer with Halloran & Sage LLP

Duncan J. Forsyth

Partner
Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.
Phone860-297-4696

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Labor & Employment
  • Municipal & State Government
 
University Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., 1974
 
Law SchoolWake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1977
 
Admitted1977, Connecticut; 1985, District of Connecticut; 1990, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships YMCA of Greater Hartford; Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys; Connecticut Council of Small Towns; Defense Research Institute.

 
BornNew Haven, Connecticut, November 19, 1951
 
Biography

Duncan Forsyth represents both public and private sector clients in litigation matters primarily in the areas of environmental and land use, labor and employment, wrongful termination, contract and interference with contract litigation, wrongful denial of development permits and general business litigation. He regularly appears in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as before numerous administrative agencies including the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the Freedom of Information Commission.

Duncan is a former Assistant State's Attorney with Connecticut's Division of Criminal Justice where he was responsible for the investigation and prosecution of major felonies and acts of organized crime and political corruption. Duncan has extensive experience in representing municipalities in grievance, arbitration and other employment related matters and is experienced in collective bargaining negotiations. He also represents several municipalities in land use related matters including the wrongful denial of land use permits.

He has also lectured at the Hartford Police Academy, the National District Attorneys Association, Greater Hartford Community College, a Connecticut Bar Association panel on the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and at several presentations sponsored by the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities. He is also a member of the DRI Employment Law Committee.

Duncan has been active in community matters, coaching various youth baseball and soccer teams. He is the former Chairman of the Rocky Hill Economic Development Commission and a member of a previous Charter Revision Commission of the Town. He has also served as both Vice President and President of the Farmington Youth Baseball League and as Treasurer of the Loomis Chaffee Parents' Association. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers of YMCA Camp Woodstock.

Associations:

YMCA of Greater Hartford

Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys;

Connecticut Council of Small Towns

Defense Research Institute;

Publications

Records of Teacher's Discipline Subject to Disclosure Under FOIA
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 08/01/2004

When Is It Age Discrimination?
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 01/01/2004

Wrongful Discharge
M. Lee Smith Publishers, Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 09/01/2003

Court upholds discipline of union member for inappropriate conduct
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 06/01/2003

Court upholds discipline of union member for inappropriate conduct
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 06/01/2003

Arbitration award must be final and definite
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 03/01/2003

Teacher Tenure Act: Everyone Except Superintendent Can Have a Termination Hearing
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 09/02/2002

Getting Sued By Your Employee For Failing to Pay Wages
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 02/02/2002

EEOC Doesn't Like Switching Employees to Independent Contractors
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 02/01/2002

You Can Go to Jail for Failing to Pay Wages
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 01/03/2002

Free Speech - Constitutional protections in the workplace
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 07/01/2001

 
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Duncan J. Forsyth

225 Asylum Street
HartfordCT 06103




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