At Mitchell and Sheahan, P.C. we understand the importance of skilled legal representation to achieve effective results. Our commitment to our clients is to focus on their best interest and to provide them with professional guidance and affordable legal counsel. We provide representation to clients throughout the Westport, Stamford, and New Haven, CT areas.
Founding principals, Bob Mitchell and Peg Sheahan, together have over 60 years of experience in employment law, labor relations, litigation and trial practice, representing small and medium-sized businesses, public entities and individuals. Principal Gary Phelan is also a skilled and experienced (25 years) advisor and litigator in employment law matters. Their concentrated efforts and results in these areas lead to their continued recognition by highly-respected peer reviews such as Martindale-Hubbell®, Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Magazine(1).
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Mr. Mitchell maintains a civil trial practice focused on representing employers and employees in labor and employment law cases. He has litigated and tried numerous cases to conclusion before courts in several states, federal districts, administrative tribunals and arbitration panels. Mr. Mitchell is a member of the State bars of Connecticut, New York and Louisiana and has appeared before State courts in Connecticut, Louisiana, California, New Jersey and Tennessee, and before federal trial courts in Connecticut, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Northern District of Florida.
He has argued cases before State appellate tribunals in Connecticut and Louisiana as well as the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second and Fifth Circuits. Mr. Mitchell appears as an advocate before federal and state administrative agencies including the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the New York Division of Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations and the National Labor Relations Board.
Ms. Sheahan provides legal advice and representation to both private and public sector employers and to individuals in all aspects of their workforce relationships. She gives counsel aimed at preventing the kinds of employer-employee conflicts that lead to litigation or support union organizing efforts. Her lodestar is to ensure that her business clients’ employee relations policies and practices comply with all regulatory and other legal requirements, reflect the “best practices” of the employee relations field and give effect to the client’s business goals.
A 1980 graduate of the New York University School of Law, Peg is admitted to practice before the New York and Connecticut State Bars, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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