Neil Groberg

Neil Groberg Attorney at Law LLC
  • Employment Law
  • Connecticut, New York, Vermont
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Summary

Neil Groberg offers mediation, arbitration, training and facilitation available throughout the Northeast. Firm established in 1998. Founder Neil Groberg has over thirty years' experience as an employment attorney in for profit, government and non-profit institutional settings

Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediation and Arbitration
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
New York
Vermont
Professional Experience
Neil Groberg Attorney at Law LLC
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Firm now engaged primarily in mediation, arbitration, facilitation, training and teaching on employment law and workplace matters
Adjunct Professor Employment Law
Quinnipiac Univesity School of Business/College of Professional Studies
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Teaching course entitled "Employment Law for the Non-Lawyer" to Master of Science in Organizational Leadership candidates
Associate Director
Anti-Defamation League- Connecticut Regional Office
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Activities included managing responses to discrimination complaints, press and legislative relations.
Associate General Counsel promoted from Assistant Counsel
Orion Capital Companies
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I worked at Orion Capital, (merged into Royal-Sun Alliance Insurance Group and currently operating as Arrowpoint Capital Corporation) a multi-state employer of over 2,000 employees, primarily as an employment attorney. I provided counsel to senior management of the operating divisions of the company on issues including benefits, compensation, wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, and reductions in force. I managed complex corporate and employment litigation; participated in numerous mediations and negotiated dozens of employment severance packages. Other major responsibilities included acting as lead counsel for the group's workers compensation insurance division; and counseling on computer contracts, and trade secrets. I was also secretary to Orion's State and Federal Political Actions Committees.
Assistant Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Metro-North Railroad
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I was on the legal staff which provides counsel on all aspects of operations of this 6,000-employee transportation company. Working with the management of the Railroad, my role included participation in contract negotiations; real estate transactions; internal policy formulation; interfacing with outside counsel and government agencies; administrative hearings and litigation; and corporate secretarial functions.
Assistant to the Labor Counsel
New York State Office of the Special Deputy Controller for New York City
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I participated in the legally mandated review of collective bargaining agreements between New York City and the municipal public employee unions. I was responsible for reviewing the agreements and writing publicly released reports, which analyzed the legal, labor relations and financial impact of collective bargaining agreements.
Education
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
J.D. / J.D.
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Honors: Moot Court Honors
University of Pennsylvania
B.S. / Human Resources and Labor Relations
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Awards
Leadership Alumni of the Year
Cheshire Connecticut Chamber of Commerce
Professional Associations
Steering Committee Member
Burlington Vermont Ward 6 Neighborhood Planning Assembly
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Activities: City of Burlington legislatively created Assemblies for each "Ward" (district) in town. TheIr are monthly meetings exploring community and city issues. Steering Committee members responsible for preparing agenda, arranging speakers and facilitating meetings.
Member of ADR and Employment Law Sections
Vermont Bar Associaton
- Current
Member of Employment Law and ADR Sections
Connecticut Bar Association
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Board Member
Town Of Cheshire Connecticut Retirement Fund Board
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Activities: Appointed by the Cheshire Town Council, the Board is responsible for th ooversight of the town employee retirement fund of excess of $50 million dollars
Member
New York State Bar # 1669423
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Certifications
Mediation Certificate
University of Connecticut Labor Education Center
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Contact & Map
Burlington Vermont
123 Summit Street
Burlington, VT 05401
USA
Telephone: (802) 399-2240