Mitch Fishberg is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. He provides legal and business advice to corporate employers in both transactional and litigation-related matters. In addition to representing his clients' interests in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies involving the full range of employment law claims, from claims of discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination to employment contract, wage and hour, trade secret and non-competition litigation, he also handles the employment and HR aspects of outsourcing, mergers & acquisitions, entity restructuring and other corporate transactions.
Mr. Fishberg's practice also involves counseling and advising employers and human resource professionals on a wide range of sensitive employee-related issues, including accommodating disabled employees; conducting investigations and internal audits; complying with antidiscrimination laws; hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees; classifying workers; and downsizing and reductions in force.
Mr. Fishberg also assists employers in drafting employment-related documents, including offer letters and employment agreements; noncompete, nonsolicitation, nondisclosure, and proprietary rights agreements; bonus/commission plans and policies; employee handbooks and personnel policies; and separation/release agreements.
Mr. Fishberg is a frequent writer and has been published in the National Law Journal, the Connecticut Law Tribune, the Connecticut Tech Tribune and the Corporate Counselor Newsletter. He was designated as a Connecticut Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012. He is listed in the 2013 issue of The Best Lawyers in America.