Patricia E. Reilly - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Patricia E. Reilly

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 203-974-8703

Patricia E. Reilly represents clients in a range of employment law matters, with an emphasis on the litigation of employment discrimination and related torts; wage and hour issues; and trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and unfair trade practices disputes.

She appears in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Connecticut Department of Labor, and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. She has specific knowledge of claims arising under:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Connecticut state wage and hour laws
  • Connecticut discrimination laws
  • Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act
  • Connecticut Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Connecticut disability laws
  • Connecticut employment-related common law claims

Tricia also counsels clients on compliance, along with every aspect of personnel management, including:

  • Employee hiring
  • Discipline and termination
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Sexual harassment investigations and prevention
  • Disability accommodation
  • Avoidance of employment discrimination liability

Her practical advice regarding employment-related business problems, combined with her aggressive approach to litigation, have resulted in excellent outcomes for her clients.

A founding shareholder of Littler Mendelson's New Haven office, Tricia is a core group member of the Wage and Hour Practice Group.

Wesleyan UniversityBA University of California, Berkeley, School of LawJ.D.
Connecticut Bar AssociationNew Haven County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Office Location

One Century Tower, Suite 300
265 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the New Haven Metro Area
Patricia E. Reilly has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment