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Gary Phelan - Stratford, CT

999 Oronoque Lane Suite 203 Stratford, CT 06614

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Updated: 04/02/2020

Stratford Disability and Age Discrimination Lawyer


Gary Phelan is a shareholder at Mitchell & Sheahan, P.C. He represents employees and employers in a wide range of matters, including disability and age discrimination, family responsibilities discrimination, wrongful termination and severance negotiations. He is the co-author ofDisability Discrimination in the Workplace(West Group) andFamily Responsibilities Discrimination(BNA/Bloomberg)...

About Gary Phelan

Practice Areas

  • Disability and Age Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination and Severance Negotiations

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder


Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1988
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association` (President)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) (Co-Chair, Disability Rights Committee )
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) (Executive Board)
  • The Center for Work Life Law (Advisory Board)


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
  • Siena College, 1982

Past Positions

  • Klebanoff & Phelan, P.C., Hartford, Connecticut, Partner
  • Garrison, Phelan, Levin-Epstein, Chimes & Richardson, New Haven, Connecticut, Partner
  • Outten and Golden, LLP, Partner

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • Whistleblower Claims: A Plaintiff’s Lawyer’s Perspective, Fairfield County Bar Association, Stamford, CT, January 26, 2006
  • Municipal Employees and the ADA, Toward Civic Accessibility, University of Connecticut Law School, October 27, 2005
  • Leaves of Absence, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Teleconference, May 4, 2005
  • Keeping Pace with the Americans with Disabilities Act: A 2005 Update on the Latest Developments, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, April 26, 2005
  • Motherhood Discrimination, New York Employment Lawyers Association, New York City, March 23, 2005


Other Sources of Feedback About Gary Phelan

Included on the 2022 Connecticut list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Gary Phelan on Super Lawyers


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment Law, 1995 - 2010
  • Connecticut Super Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006 - 2010

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Office Information


999 Oronoque Lane Suite 203 Stratford, CT 06614


  • (203) 873-0235



  • Disability Discrimination in the Workplace, (Co-Author), West Group

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