Search form

Thomas Dorer Joins Jackson Lewis' Hartford Office

HARTFORD, CT (February 24, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Thomas Dorer has joined the firm’s Hartford office as Principal.  Mr. Dorer joins Jackson Lewis after serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at the University of Hartford.

“We are thrilled to welcome an attorney of Tom’s caliber to our office,” said Tanya A. Bovée, Hartford Office Managing Principal.  “His in-house experience and higher education expertise bring a unique perspective that will serve our clients well.”

“Tom will be instrumental in the development of Jackson Lewis’ Higher Education industry group,” added Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino.  “We are pleased to add him to our robust list of former in-house attorneys from colleges and universities as we continue to represent some of the nation’s largest and most preeminent educational systems in all aspects of higher education law.”

At the University of Hartford, Mr. Dorer was responsible for the full scope of legal issues impacting higher education, including employment law, student and academic affairs, regulatory compliance, Title IX, contracts, privacy law, tax law and corporate governance.  As a member of the University President’s senior management team, Mr. Dorer provided leadership in policy formation and consensus-building on a range of issues critical to the University mission.

“Tom Dorer has been a superb leader, an excellent colleague, and a trusted source of advice, support and legal counsel for the University of Hartford,” said Walter Harrison, the University’s president.  “His background as a University administrator and general counsel at two universities provides him with a tremendous base of knowledge about and insight into the legal issues facing higher education today.”

A member of, and volunteer with, the National Association of College and University Attorneys since 1998, Mr. Dorer regularly presents at national and regional conferences on topics such as legal ethics, risk management and disability law.

Prior to joining the University of Hartford, Mr. Dorer served as general counsel at West Virginia University, where he played a lead role in situation management, external and governmental relations, policy development and consensus-building on issues critical to the University.  Mr. Dorer was previously an associate counsel for the University of Massachusetts, an associate attorney at Dow, Lohnes & Albertson and a law clerk to the Hon. Anne E. Thompson, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Dorer served in university administration at Brown University and Ohio University. 

Mr. Dorer received his B.A. from Brown University, his EdM at Harvard University and his J.D. from the University of California-Berkley.  He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and West Virginia.

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

###

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of practice areas provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship.

Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

For more information, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Public Relations Manager

T: (267) 319-7803 / E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING

Jackson Lewis P.C. offices that are responsible for the content of this advertisement include New York, NY; Hartford, CT; New Orleans, LA; and Orlando, FL. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

 

 

Mentioned

Practices

Offices

People

Tanya A. Bovée

Tanya A. Bovée
Office Managing Principal
Hartford

See AllRelated News

March 11, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Malcolm J. Ingram of Jackson Lewis Named Interim President of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE

March 11, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (March 11, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Associate Malcolm J. Ingram has been appointed Interim President of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE (AACC). As Interim President, Mr. Ingram plans to further the organization’s... Read More

March 6, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Honored with 2019 Client Choice Awards

March 6, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 6, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals Kelvin C. Berens, Joseph G. Galagaza and Gillian P. Yee have been named winners of the 2019 Client Choice Awards. The Client Choice Awards, in conjunction with International Law Office and... Read More

March 4, 2019
Law 360

Collin O’Connor Udell Comments on Implications of Title VII’s Administrative Exhaustion Requirements

March 4, 2019

Collin O’Connor Udell comments on the implications of the amici briefs filed in Fort Bend County v. Lois M. Davis, and whether Title VII’s administrative-exhaustion requirement is a is a prerequisite for going to federal court in "EEOC Charge Necessary For Title VII Claims, Justices Told," published by Law360.... Read More