Alice DeTora is a member of the Labor, Employment, Benefits + Immigration Group and focuses her practice on employer counseling in all areas of employment relations law, including discharge and discrimination issues, personnel policies, immigration, workplace health and safety, and wage and hour issues. She represents a wide array of employers, ranging from Fortune 100 and Global 500 Companies to nonprofit health care organizations and educational institutions to manufacturers, with a focus on compliance and training. She regularly counsels boards of directors and senior management with respect to sensitive executive personnel issues, such as sexual harassment, misappropriation of funds, and drug dependency. In addition, Ms. DeTora provides counseling on and negotiation of separation agreements for high-risk employee terminations.
Ms. DeTora also represents employers in related administrative proceedings before federal and state agencies. She is a frequent speaker before business and law groups on employment law issues. In addition, she provides management training on a wide variety of topics, including sexual harassment, hiring and firing techniques, immigration basics, I-9 compliance, and wage and hour laws. Ms. DeTora has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Labor and Employment Law since 2006 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC). She has also been included on the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list since 2006 in the areas of Immigration and Employment & Labor Law (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. DeTora served as a law clerk on the Connecticut Supreme Court.