Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds is chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits Department. His practice includes counseling on and litigating business, construction, labor and employment and civil rights matters and municipal law.
Attorney Hawks-Ladds has tried cases in numerous state and federal courts, argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate courts and the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and litigates extensively before administrative tribunals.
Attorney Hawks-Ladds frequently lectures and consults on trial practice, business disputes, labor and employment law and municipal issues. Attorney Hawks-Ladds also regularly negotiates collective bargaining agreements, employment agreements, severance and compensation packages involving executives of some of the largest U.S. and international companies.
He is cited as an authority in Covenants Not to Compete: A State by State Survey, 2005 Supplement. Attorney Hawks-Ladds is an American Arbitration Association trained arbitrator and serves on the AAA’s National Roster of Neutral Arbitrators for employment disputes.