Glenn Dowd, a Partner in Day Pitney's Labor and Employment Department and the Leader of the Probate Controversies Practice Group, is resident in the firm's New Haven office. Glenn's employment practice focuses on defending employers against claims such as wrongful discharge and employment discrimination brought before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Glenn also has substantial experience with non-compete litigation in state and federal court. As an active trial lawyer, Glenn frequently tries such cases to juries and before administrative agencies. He also regularly handles employee benefits litigation brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") and has substantial appellate advocacy experience as well. Glenn advises employers with regard to all aspects of employment law, including voluntary and involuntary reductions in force, plant closings, employee investigations, sexual harassment, hiring and termination, employment handbooks and policies, wage and hour laws and privacy issues. He co-authored the legal treatise "Reductions in Force" for BNA Publications.
As an active trial lawyer, Glenn regularly represents trustees, beneficiaries, fiduciaries, personal representatives and creditors in a wide array of probate controversies, handling will contests, conservatorships, testamentary and inter vivos transfer disputes, competency disputes, fiduciary liability claims and tax disputes. He regularly tries these matters in the Probate and Superior Courts of Connecticut, and guides clients through mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution procedures. Glenn is a frequent lecturer on matters relating to probate controversies.