Susan Masters

Susan N. Masters

Associate

Susan N. Masters

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Susan Masters is an associate in Robinson+Cole's Labor and Employment Group, where she focuses on private sector labor and employment law.

    Traditional Labor Law

    Ms. Masters represents employers in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, such as unfair labor practice charges and representation petitions. She also represents employers in collective bargaining and arbitrations arising from collective bargaining agreements. Ms. Masters also counsels employers in contract and grievance administration, employee handbooks, and employee discipline.

    Employment Counseling and Workplace Investigations

    Ms. Masters counsels companies and other organizations in all facets of employment law, including discrimination issues, disability and reasonable accommodation, family and medical leave, personnel policies and practices, unemployment, workplace health and safety issues, non-compete agreements, and other employment agreements. Additionally, she represents employers in administrative proceedings in forums such as the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

    Ms. Masters also is a trained workplace investigator. She provides employers with advice through all phases of workplace investigation, conducts impartial inquiries, and proactively handles the results of investigations.

    Before joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Masters clerked for the Honorable F. Herbert Gruendel of the Connecticut Appellate Court, where she contributed to the researching and drafting of appellate opinions. While in law school she was a teaching assistant for the Moot Court program and the legal writing program. She also has experience practicing before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, as part of the University of Connecticut's Asylum and Human Rights Legal Clinic.

    Prior to law school, Ms. Masters taught high school English and graduate courses to teachers pursuing master's degrees in education. 

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Bar Association
      Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Pro Bono Partnership, Volunteer of the Year, 2015

      Listed as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Employment & Labor Law for 2016 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "The Perils of Vine, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter: Legal Considerations of Social Media," organized the presentation, which was sponsored by the CBA's Young Lawyers Section and held at the Quinnipiac Club in New Haven (2/26/2015)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • March 11, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Moderate and Coordinate CBA Event on Legal Considerations of Social Media

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      • July 8, 2014

        Four Hartford Office Lawyers Elected to CBA's YLS Executive Committee

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      R+C News Releases

      • October 18, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • May 3, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Honored for Pro Bono Service

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