While attending law school, Ms. Dearington was the Membership Manager of the Connecticut Law Review as well as a member of UConn’s National Moot Court Competition team. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Dearington spent a semester in Washington, D.C. interning for the United States Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Dearington was an associate at a boutique labor and employment litigation firm where she defended municipal employers in a broad range of workplace matters before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies, such as the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Greater Hartford Junior League
Honors and Recognitions
•Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2016-present)
•“Changes Coming to Rules for White-Collar Workers,” The Connecticut Law Tribune (April 2016) [Co-Author]
•“Uploading Guilt: Adding a Virtual Records Exception to the Federal Rules of Evidence,” Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, Is. 5 (July 2012) [Author]
In the News
December 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter
Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017. This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,...
April 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter
Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events...
August 24, 2017
Connecticut Strengthens Protections for Pregnant Employees
Connecticut’s “An Act Concerning Pregnant Women in the Workplace” strengthens considerably the workplace protections for pregnant employees and applies to employers who employ at least three employees. The Act takes effect on October 1, 2017. Who is Covered The Act defines “pregnancy” broadly. The definition includes “pregnancy,...
March 16, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court: For Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Purposes, Trust Takes Citizenship of Members When Sued in Trust’s Name
“While humans and corporations can assert their own citizenship, other entities take the citizenship of their members,” the U.S. Supreme Court said in a short, unanimous decision penned by Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Americold Logistics, LLC v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., No. 14-1382, 2016 U.S. LEXIS 1652 (U.S. Mar. 7, 2016). This...
Professional Associations and Activities
•Connecticut Bar Association
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