Webinar Series: Managing Today's Reality

The Effects of COVID-19 on Employers

This workshop was presented through Construction Institute on April 1, 2020.

Johanna Zelman is the office managing partner for FordHarrison's Hartford, Connecticut office.

Johanna's background in employment law, and specifically in the Construction industry and in the public sector, results in highly competent, in-depth and knowledgeable advice and representation for her clients. While she has represented a wide variety of employers from various industries, Johanna has a specific strength in matters arising in the construction and municipal employment setting and in public schools and universities. Johanna represents construction, engineering, HVAC, contracting and architectural companies and firms in a wide array of matters, from consulting to litigation.

Johanna is highly effective in defending fact-intensive and highly complicated counseling and litigation matters related to employment, general civil rights and Special Education.

Johanna has litigated matters and successfully defended employers before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Connecticut Supreme, Appellate and Superior Courts. She has also represented employers and school districts before various state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Connecticut State Department of Education the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission, the Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission and the United States, New York and Connecticut Departments of Labor.

Johanna received her undergraduate degree from Connecticut College and law degree from the University of Connecticut. She is admitted to the practice of law and Connecticut and New York.
  • Webinar: The Effects of COVID-19 on Employers
  • The Effects of COVID-19 on Employers.pdf
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