Glenn Dowd, a Partner in Day Pitney's Labor and Employment Department and the Leader of the Probate Controversies Practice Group, is resident in the firm's New Haven office. Glenn's employment practice focuses on defending employers against claims such as wrongful discharge and employment discrimination brought before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Glenn also has substantial experience with non-compete litigation in state and federal court. As an active trial lawyer, Glenn frequently tries such cases to juries and before administrative agencies. He also regularly handles employee benefits litigation brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") and has substantial appellate advocacy experience as well. Glenn advises employers with regard to all aspects of employment law, including voluntary and involuntary reductions in force, plant closings, employee investigations, sexual harassment, hiring and termination, employment handbooks and policies, wage and hour laws and privacy issues. He co-authored the legal treatise "Reductions in Force" for BNA Publications.
As an active trial lawyer, Glenn regularly represents trustees, beneficiaries, fiduciaries, personal representatives and creditors in a wide array of probate controversies, handling will contests, conservatorships, testamentary and inter vivos transfer disputes, competency disputes, fiduciary liability claims and tax disputes. He regularly tries these matters in the Probate and Superior Courts of Connecticut, and guides clients through mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution procedures. Glenn is a frequent lecturer on matters relating to probate controversies.
Day Pitney is a leading full-service regional U.S. law firm with a more than 100-year reputation for superior client service and high-value legal representation.
With close to 300 attorneys in nine offices throughout the Northeast, we are well-positioned to provide regional, national and international clients results-based representation and forward-thinking solutions to complex litigation, transactions and regulatory matters.
Our clients range from Fortune 100 corporations to individuals. At the heart of our practice are middle-market companies in all stages of development from start-up to maturity. Our lawyers have in-depth experience in a wide array of industries, most notably in the financial institution, government, insurance, manufacturing, energy and real estate sectors. We also have one of the largest and most sophisticated individual clients practices in the country.
Day Pitney's culture places great value on diversity, innovation, accessibility and transparency—characteristics that enable us to anticipate our clients' needs and instill confidence that we are doing the best job possible advocating on their behalf.
Firm Practice Areas
Business Counseling - Benefits & Executive Compensation, Business Transactions & Counseling, Closely Held Businesses, Emerging Companies , International Transactions, International Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law, Strategic Joint Ventures, Tax, Tax-Exempt Organizations , Technology & Intellectual Property - Business Regulated Industries - Banking, Energy, Health Care, Insurance Regulation & Proceedings, Environmental & Land Use, Telecommunications, Water Companies Finance & Investment - Commodities & Trade Finance, Workouts & Restructuring, Bankruptcy Counseling, Credit Tenant Lease Financing, Equipment Finance/Leasing, Capital Markets , Municipal Finance, Private Equity Funds, Real Estate Finance, Structured Finance, Bank Lending Litigation - Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Government Investigations, Insurance Litigation, Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation, Torts Litigation Real Estate - Commercial Leasing, Construction, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Multi-Property Transactions, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Equity Investors, Real Estate Workouts & Restructuring Individual Clients Including Trusts & Estates Estate & Gift Tax Planning - Business Succession Planning, Planning for Entrepreneurs, Executive Planning, Trust & Estate Administration, Trust & Estate Litigation, Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving, International Estate Planning, Family Law, Residential Real Estate