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Email: mharrington@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6049
Fax: 860-240-6150
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Bar & Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Education

  • Syracuse University, College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1995)
  • McGill University (B.Comm., Great Distinction, 1991)

Michael Colgan Harrington


As a member of the Litigation Department, Mr. Harrington devotes his time to assisting private and public employers with all aspects of the employment relationship. He regularly represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights (CHRO), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the Connecticut Security Review Board (Unemployment Compensation Benefits), the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Occupational Safety and Health Commission (OSHA), the Connecticut State Labor Board, the Federal and State Departments of Labor, and the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC). In addition, he regularly represents clients in arbitration and in both federal and state court. In 2010, Mr. Harrington successfully represented an employer before the Connecticut Supreme Court, in Ziotas v. Reardon Law Firm, 296 Conn. 579, regarding whether a bonus was owed to a former employee or not. In collective bargaining, Mr. Harrington often represents clients at the negotiation table and helps secure a contract that will enable the employer to achieve its objectives. Mr. Harrington has also assisted elected officials and/or candidates for elected office with various matters concerning state and federal election laws.

  • Contributing Editor of the American Bar Association's Development of the Law Under the National Labor Relations Act
  • Treasurer, Connecticut Public Employers Labor Relations Association (ConnPELRA)
  • Former Board Member, Leadership Greater Hartford
  • Former Board Member, Hartford County Bar Association
  • Former Co-chair, Connecticut Bar Association's Young Lawyer Labor and Employment Committee
  • Order of the Coif, 1995
  • Order of Barristers, 1995
  • Justinian Honorary Law Society, 1994
  • Recipient, 2003 Judge Maxwell Heiman Memorial Award from the Hartford County Bar Association
  • Recipient, 2003 Impact Award from the Connecticut Law Tribune
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Robert I. Berdon, Connecticut Supreme Court
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