Burton Kainen - Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C.

Burton Kainen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987
Phone: 860-493-0870

Mr. Kainen has been practicing labor and employment litigation for over 40 years. His labor practice, consisting of NLRB proceedings, negotiations and arbitrations, is national in scope. He has represented a diverse group of clients in 31 states and the District of Columbia and has been lead counsel on a number of significant and frequently cited appellate decisions. Mr. Kainen’s employment litigation practice is also extensive. He has represented clients throughout the Eastern United States and has been lead counsel on jury trials in Federal and State courts in New York and Connecticut. His trial experience covers virtually the entire range of employment issues including contract, tort and statutory discrimination claims. Mr. Kainen is an active practitioner of ADR and served as one of six instructors at a national demonstration program on Employment Mediation Training held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators.

St. Lawrence UniversityBA 1964Columbia UniversityMBA 1966University of Connecticut School of LawJ.D. 1971
American Bar Association Committee on International Labor LawAmerican Bar Association Committee on Employment LitigationConnecticut Bar Association Labor Law CommitteeIndustrial Relations Research AssociationAmerican Bar Association Labor Arbitration Advocacy Program

Office Location

21 Oak Street, Suite 601
Hartford, CT 06106-8003
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Hartford Metro Area
Burton Kainen has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management