Tanya A. Bovée

Tanya A. Bovée


Jackson Lewis P.C.

Recognized since 2016

Hartford, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Tanya A. Bovée is a principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Tanya represents employers in a wide range of issues related to employment law, bringing a practical approach that is focused on achieving clients’ goals and based on almost 20 years of employment law experience.

Tanya advises employers in a wide range of industries, including life sciences, retail, automotive, manufacturing, and hospitality, on navigating myriad complex employment laws, including multi-state compliance, internal complaints, leaves, performance management, and terminations. She partners with companies around the country to develop diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. Tanya has a diversity and inclusion certificate from Cornell University and conducts customized diversity, inclusion, and bias workplace education sessions and has presented hundreds of in-house training sessions for executives, management, and employees regarding equal employment opportunity, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Tanya’s practice also includes working with employers to comply with their affirmative action obligations, oversee the preparation of affirmative action plans, and defend compliance reviews. And, Tanya has an active litigation practice, defending employers in federal and state courts and administrative agencies.

Tanya is consistently recognized for her excellent work and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Among other awards, Tanya has received the Best Lawyers "under 40" award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Ladder Award from the Connecticut Bar Association for having “left the ladder down” for women to follow in her footsteps. She is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and has been included in the top 50 Connecticut Super Lawyers and top 25 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers.

Tanya has been a board member for the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association for almost 20 years and is a past president. She sits on the board of the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity and regularly speaks about advancing diversity in the legal profession.

Location
  • 90 State House Square, Eighth Floor
    Hartford, CT 06103
Education
  • Quinnipiac University, J.D.
  • University of New Haven, BS
Bar Admissions
  • New York, United States
  • Connecticut, United States
Affiliations
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut - Federal Grievance Committee
  • Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Current Board Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Member
  • Connecticut Client Security Fund Committee - Member
  • Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity - Current Board Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Member
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court - Member

Jackson Lewis P.C.
Headquarters: New York, New York

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Employment Law - Management
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Employment Law - Management, Hartford (2024)
  • Employment Law - Management, Hartford (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19
Awards:
  • “Top 25 Women Lawyers in Connecticut”
  • “Top 50 Women Lawyers in New England”
  • “Top 50 Lawyers in Connecticut”
  • National Diversity Council, Multicultural Leader
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Best Lawyers under 40 (2009)
  • Eastern Region Lawyers of Color, inaugural “Hot List” award (2013)
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, one of the “Dozen who Made a Difference”
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, "New Leaders in the Law" (2012)

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Connecticut "Lawyer of the Year" 2022


by Best Lawyers

Tanya A. Bovée is honored as 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in Connecticut for Employment Law-Management.

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