MPP Case Establishes Strong Free Speech Protections for Employees at Connecticut Supreme Court

In 2015, the Connecticut Supreme Court issued an important decision protecting the rights of employees to speak out against wrongdoing in the workplace. The case, Trusz v. UBS Realty Investors LLC, 319 Conn. 175 (2015), involved Richard Trusz, a former manager director at UBS who Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau represented from 2008 until 2016, and his former employer.

Jacques Parenteau successfully represents a East Lyme police officer in a civil rights claim and receives a $449,000 settlement for the plaintiff.

When the town of East Lyme agreed in July to pay Paul Holmes nearly half a million dollars to settle a lawsuit, Holmes was happy to have his ordeal behind him. But the part-time town police officer and area native said he was still missing one thing he’d lost: his reputation. Read the entire article […]