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David R. Golder Elected to James W. Cooper Fellows Program

HARTFORD, CT (March 25, 2021) Nationwide workplace law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal David R. Golder has been elected to the Connecticut Bar Foundation’s James W. Cooper Fellows Program. The Program was established to honor the leading members of the legal profession and the Judiciary in Connecticut, to promote a better understanding of the legal profession and the judicial system and to explore ways to improve the profession and the administration of justice in Connecticut. The James W. Cooper Fellows nominate outstanding Connecticut lawyers, judges and teachers of law to become a Fellow. Membership in the Fellows is by invitation only.

“David is an exceptional attorney, and we congratulate him for this well-deserved recognition,” said Hartford Office Managing Principal Tanya A. Bovée. “He contributes an invaluable amount of enthusiasm and professionalism to the firm and our clients, and it is gratifying to see him honored.” 

David is co-leader of Jackson Lewis’ Class Actions and Complex Litigation group. He handles class and complex litigation, including nationwide, high-stakes wage and hour disputes. David defends employers in class-based, multi-plaintiff, and multi-district wage and hour class and collective actions involving claims for employee misclassification, improper payment of wages, off-the-clock work, and meal and rest break violations. David also provides preventive advice and counsel to employers wishing to limit their exposure to investigation and litigation under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the state laws that require employers to pay overtime and minimum wages to their employees.

David also defends employers in employment disputes, such as claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful discharge in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He advises management on personnel matters such as hiring, firing and performance management.

David earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and his B.A. from Emory University. 

More information about the James W. Cooper Fellows Class of 2021 can be found here

Jackson Lewis’ Hartford office can be reached at (860) 522-0404.  

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 
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Tanya A. Bovée

Tanya A. Bovée

David R. Golder

David R. Golder