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Michael C. Markowicz Murtha Cullina LLP Associate

Associate

Hartford
Email: mmarkowicz@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6182
Fax: 860-240-6150

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  • Connecticut

Education

  • Harvard University (J.D., cum laude, 2006)
  • Central Connecticut State University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2003)

Michael C. Markowicz


As a member of the firm's Municipal, Education, and Litigation Practice Groups, Mr. Markowicz advises municipalities and educational institutions concerning a wide variety of legal issues, including labor and employment matters, municipal tax appeals, and administrative land use appeals.  He represents municipalities and educational institutions in litigation in both federal and state court, including appeals to the Connecticut Appellate Court and Supreme Court.  He has also represented municipalities before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights (CHRO), the Department of Labor, the Workers' Compensation Commission, the Freedom of Information Commission, and the Department of Agriculture.

In addition, Mr. Markowicz advises and provides training to municipal employees and elected officials on various aspects of labor and employment and municipal law, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Connecticut Fair Employment Practice Act (CFEPA), the Municipal Employee Relations Act (MERA), and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

  • February 2015 - “Customer Service for Municipal Personnel” at a Connecticut Conference of Municipalities meeting in Middletown and Beacon Falls, CT
  • January 2015 -  “Partnerships for Progress” at the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges’ Member Forum
  • November 2014 - “Liability of Municipalities and Officials: Civil Issues” at the Annual CBOA/CFMA Educational Conference for Code Officials
  • March 2012 - "Diversity Rationale in the Hiring of University Faculty" at NACUA (National Association of College and University Attorneys) 
Overview

As a member of the firm's Municipal, Education, and Litigation Practice Groups, Mr. Markowicz advises municipalities and educational institutions concerning a wide variety of legal issues, including labor and employment matters, municipal tax appeals, and administrative land use appeals.  He represents municipalities and educational institutions in litigation in both federal and state court, including appeals to the Connecticut Appellate Court and Supreme Court.  He has also represented municipalities before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights (CHRO), the Department of Labor, the Workers' Compensation Commission, the Freedom of Information Commission, and the Department of Agriculture.

In addition, Mr. Markowicz advises and provides training to municipal employees and elected officials on various aspects of labor and employment and municipal law, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Connecticut Fair Employment Practice Act (CFEPA), the Municipal Employee Relations Act (MERA), and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Speaking Engagements
  • February 2015 - “Customer Service for Municipal Personnel” at a Connecticut Conference of Municipalities meeting in Middletown and Beacon Falls, CT
  • January 2015 -  “Partnerships for Progress” at the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges’ Member Forum
  • November 2014 - “Liability of Municipalities and Officials: Civil Issues” at the Annual CBOA/CFMA Educational Conference for Code Officials
  • March 2012 - "Diversity Rationale in the Hiring of University Faculty" at NACUA (National Association of College and University Attorneys) 
Education
  • Harvard University (J.D., cum laude, 2006)
  • Central Connecticut State University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2003)
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