Jarad Lucan is a partner in the firm’s Employer Defense and Labor Relations Practice Group. He represents local and state governments, non-profit organizations, public and private universities and schools, health care entities, construction companies, manufacturers and service providers in traditional labor management relations and employment law.
Jarad represents employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Department of Labor and the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations.
Jarad’s labor representation includes advising on collective bargaining relationships, labor disputes, unfair labor practices litigation, union organizing efforts and certification and decertification elections. In addition to representing clients in multiple forums, Jarad serves as a lead negotiator during contract negotiations with unions.
Jarad also helps employers with employment policies and risk management as well as litigation. He regularly advises clients on a broad range of personnel-related matters such as disciplinary issues; requests for accommodations; personnel policies, handbooks and manuals; non-compete agreements; wage and hour; discrimination; wrongful discharge; harassment; and retaliation.
In light of recent high-profile cases involving claims of sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace, Jarad provides a highly effective, interactive and engaging sexual harassment prevention training program to employers for their employees.
Jarad is a frequent speaker and author, both nationally and locally, and is often contacted by the media to comment on labor and employment legal matters. For example, he recently appeared in studio on WNPR’s Where We Live, where he discussed ways training can be implemented to confront the challenges of sexual harassment in the workplace.
- American Bar Association
- Connecticut Bar Association: Member, Labor and Employment Section
- Hartford County Bar Association
- Labor and Employment Relations Association
- Connecticut Public Employer Labor Relations Association
- International Public Management Association for Human Resources – CT Chapter
- CBIA Labor & Employment Law Council, Member
- Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laude
- Villanova University, B.A., 1998
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