Susan K. Krell: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Susan K. Krell

Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.
Phone(860) 522-0404

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Wage and Hour
University Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1963
Law SchoolUniversity of Connecticut, J.D., 1975 Book Award Corporations
Admitted1975, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court

Bar & Professional Association Memberships
•American Bar Association
•Connecticut Bar Association
•Greater Hartford-Springfield Employers Liaison Group
•Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut


Susan K. Krell is a Shareholder in the Hartford office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is in the area of employment law and related litigation. Ms. Krell was Chairperson of the Connecticut Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section, was Chairperson of the Subcommittee on Liaison with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and was Management Chairperson of the Discrimination Law Subcommittee of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is a Special Master for the Hartford Seat of the Connecticut Federal District Court and has presided over a number of conferences involving discrimination, civil rights, and labor law cases. For many years Ms. Krell has been recognized by her professional colleagues to be included in Best Lawyers in America in the category of Employment and Labor Law. She is a life member of the National Registry of Who s Who published in the year 2000 edition, and is included in Who s Who Legal USA-Management Labour & Employment 2006. She has also been recognized by her professional colleagues as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer” in 2006-2010, a “New England Super Lawyer” in 2007-2010, and she has received an AV Martindale Hubbell rating, the highest possible rating from her peers.

Ms. Krell has appeared on five MSNBC programs on sexual harassment and affirmative action. Ms. Krell has extensive experience in defending both federal and state discrimination charges and employment related litigation matters in Connecticut and other states, including arguing employment discrimination cases before the United States Supreme Court and the Connecticut Supreme Court. She represents employers in affirmative action matters, assisting in preparation of affirmative action plans and representing clients in OFCCP compliance reviews throughout the United States. She has conducted numerous training programs for employers on a wide variety of employment related subjects, and advises employers on employment law in many sensitive areas.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Included in Best Lawyers in America in Employment and Labor Law, 1991-2001.

•Selected for inclusion in 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers

Published Works
Employment Discrimination Law .
BNA Books, 2002. [Contributing Author]
Employment Discrimination Law .
BNA Books, 1999. [Contributing Author]
Employment Discrimination Law .
BNA Books, 1996. [Contributing Author]
Employer's Guide to Affirmative Action Compliance .
CBIA, 1991. [Author]
Employment Discrimination Law .
BNA Books, 1989. [Author]
Employment Discrimination Law .
BNA Books, 1985. [Co-Author]
EEOC Issues New Guidance on Title VII Discrimination
The Connecticut Law Tribute 32.23 (5/29/2006) [Author]
The 2nd Circuit and New Sexual Harassment Law
The Connecticut Law Tribune (November 2002) [Author]
When Can a Worker Safely be Asked to Take a Drug Test
Personnel Law Update (October 2002) [Author]
U.S. Supreme Court Disability Decisions Provide Some Guidance
Connecticut Law Tribune (August 2002) [Author]
Interpreting the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Connecticut Law Tribune (August 2002) [Author]
Understanding Religious and National Origin Discrimination in a Post-September 11 World
Personnel Law Update (July 2002) [Author]
Understanding Religious and National Origin Discrimination in a Post-September 11 World
Personnel Law Update (July 2002) [Author]
High Court Strikes Down Penalty for Not Designating Time Off as FMLA Leave
Personnel Law Update (May 2002) [Author]
The Dangers of Misclassifying Employees Under Wage and Hour Laws
Personnel Law Update (December 2001) [Author]
A Reminder to Emloyers About the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Personnel Law Update (November 2001) [Author]
OFCCP Revises Affirmative Action Rules
Personnel Law Update (January 2001) [Author]
Contractors Brace for OFCCP's New Equal Opportunity Survey
Personnel Law Update (June 2000) [Author]
Employment at Will: A 1984 State-by-State Survey
National Employment. Law Inst. (January 1986) [Author]


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Susan K. Krell

90 State House Square, 8th Floor
HartfordCT 06103-3708


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