- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Labor & Employment
- Municipal & State Government
|University ||Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., 1974|
|Law School||Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1977|
|Admitted||1977, Connecticut; 1985, District of Connecticut; 1990, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court|
YMCA of Greater Hartford
Connecticut Association of Municipal
Connecticut Council of Small Towns
Defense Research Institute
|Born||New Haven, Connecticut, November 19, 1951|
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.
Records of Teacher's Discipline Subject to Disclosure Under FOIA
M. Lee Smith Publishers Connecticut Employment Law Letter, 08/01/2004
H & S Attorneys Present to CT Association of Assessing Officials
Below is a video of Atty. Duncan Forsyth acknowledging two local youths from a YMCA Camp Woodstock Strong Kids Annual Campaign program:
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