Tanya A. Bovée

Tanya A. Bovée: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Office Managing Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (889 Attorneys)
  • 90 State House Square, 8th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103-3708
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Tanya A. Bovee is the Office Managing Principal of the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Bovee helps employers resolve employment disputes and handle personnel matters, including performance management, internal investigations, and disability leave management. She regularly trains employers on myriad employment law issues. She also has an active litigation practice, defending employers from federal and state claims. Ms. Bovee also defends employers in OFCCP compliance reviews and oversees the preparation of affirmative action plans for employers around the country.

Ms. Bovee is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Disability, Leave and Health Management, Affirmative Action Practice Groups, Pay Equity Resource Group and Diversity Committee. She is also the Co-Chair of the firm’s Asian American Resource Group.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Bovee represented employees in employment litigation and advised multinational corporations on tax exposure.

Honors and Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America (2016-present)
•Connecticut Bar Association, Ladder Award (2016)
Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders in the Law (2012)
Connecticut Law Tribune, one of the “Dozen who Made a Difference”
•Connecticut Super Lawyers (2008-present)
•Eastern Region Lawyers of Color, inaugural “Hot List” award (2013)
•National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Best Lawyers under 40 (2009)
•National Diversity Council, Multicultural Leader
Super Lawyers ,Top 25: Women Connecticut (2014, 2015, 2017)
Super Lawyers , Top 50: Connecticut (2014)
Super Lawyers , Top 50: Women New England (2014)

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August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

January 8, 2018

Tanya Bovee Comments on Employers Prioritizing Training to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Tanya Bovee comments on how employers can refresh sexual harassment policies and training and properly handle pending cases in Amid growing scandals, more companies prioritize sexual harassment training, published by HartfordBusiness.com.Subscription may be required to view article

December 1, 2017
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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,...


May 31, 2018

Connecticut Bans Inquiries into Applicants’ Wage and Salary History

Connecticut is the latest state to prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about past compensation. Effective January 1, 2019, employers may not ask (directly or through a third party) about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history unless the prospective employee volunteers the information.According to Governor...

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 CoveredThe Act defines “pregnancy” broadly. The definition includes “pregnancy,...

December 30, 2016

Connecticut ‘Ban the Box’ Law Effective January 1

Connecticut is the most recent state in the nation to implement statewide legislation prohibiting employers from making inquiries into an applicant’s criminal history at the onset of the employment process, except under certain circumstances.Governor Dannel Malloy signed “An Act Concerning Fair Chance Employment,”...


Changing Workplace Culture in the #MeToo Era: A Webinar for Construction Employers

June 6, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST


Pay Equity Advisor Blog
Connecticut Bans Inquiries into Applicants’ Wage and Salary History
May 31, 2018

Connecticut is the latest state to prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about past compensation. Effective January 1, 2019, employers may not ask (directly or through a third party) about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history unless the prospective employee volunteers the information.

By Tanya A. Bovee, Margaret J. Strange and Mara E. Finkelstein


Sep 25

Best Practices for Conducting Internal Investigations

Tanya Bovee and David Jimenez discuss best practices for conducting effective internal investigations.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense
  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Government Contractors
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Retail and Consumer Goods

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(860) 522-0404  Phone
(860) 247-1330  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Haven, B.S., 1998
Law School Attended:
Quinnipiac University, J.D., Moot Court, Honors Society, 2001
Year of First Admission:
2002, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2005, New York; 2001, Connecticut

Professional Associations and Activities

•Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association (CAPABA), Past President and Current Board Member
•Connecticut Bar Association (Past Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee)
•Connecticut Bar Foundation, James W. Cooper Fellows Program, fellow
•Connecticut Client Security Fund Committee and Federal Grievance Committee, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
•Federal Grievance Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
•Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity, Past Officer and Current Board Member
•National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
•Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court

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