Shel D. Myers

Shel D. Myers

Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C.

Recognized since 2013

Hartford, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

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The emphasis of Mr. Myers’ practice is defending employers in state and federal court and in administrative tribunals on a variety of employment law issues, including claims involving age, disability, sex and race discrimination, sexual harassment, invasion of privacy, free speech, defamation, wrongful or retaliatory discharge, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation and family leave act matters. He counsels employers on a range of employment issues including employee handbooks, drug testing, employee discipline and payment of wages. Mr. Myers also served as a Law Clerk (Intern) to U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith.

  • 21 Oak Street, Suite 601
    Hartford, CT 06106-8003
  • Brandeis University, BA
  • Yale University, MA
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, - State of Connecticut
  • Connecticut, - District of Connecticut
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Member
  • Lawyering Process course at The University of Connecticut School of Law - Adjunct Professor
  • Rensselaer’s Lally School of Management and Technology at Hartford - Adjunct Professor
  • University of Connecticut School of Business Executive Education Program - Adjunct Professor

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Since 2013, Mr. Myers has been selected to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Employment Law – Management.
  • Mr. Myers has been selected as a Connecticut and New England Super Lawyer® for Employment & Labor Law and Employment Litigation – Defense from 2011 to the present.
  • Mr. Myers has received a peer review rating of “BV Distinguished” from Martindale-Hubbell.
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment


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