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Beverly W. Garofalo


P 860-522-0404
F 860-247-1330


Beverly W. Garofalo is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has substantial experience representing employers in court and before administrative agencies.

Ms. Garofalo regularly counsels employers on a wide range of employment issues, including sexual harassment; discrimination; accommodating disabled employees; family and medical leave laws; wage and hour laws; hiring, disciplining and terminating employees; downsizing and reductions-in-force; independent contractor, employment, non-competition and confidentiality agreements; mergers and acquisitions; and outsourcing. In 2012, Ms. Garofalo prevailed in a federal court jury trial in a case involving claims of pregnancy discrimination.

Ms. Garofalo speaks and writes extensively on current labor and employment law issues. She also conducts management training on all topics including harassment prevention, workplace privacy, effective management, and equal employment opportunity law.

Following graduation from law school, Ms. Garofalo was a law clerk to the Hon. Chief Justice Ellen Ash Peters of the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Honors and Recognitions

Beverly W. Garofalo
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Chambers USA 2019 - Beverly W. Garofalo
Martindale-Hubbell 2019 - Beverly W. Garofalo
Best Lawyers Award Badge
Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year 2017 - Beverly W. Garofalo
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Striking a Blow Against Identity Theft,” Connecticut Law Tribute (October 2008)
  • "Employee Reassignment Under the ADA," The Corporate Counselor 22.12 (May 2008) [Author]
  • "Is Your General Release Enforceable?" The Corporate Counselor 20.5 (October 2005) [Author]
  • "Downsizing in the New Economy - Issues to Consider to Avoid a Layoff Backlash," The Corporate Counselor (February 2001) [Co-Author]

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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

May 30, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

May 30, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2019 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation... Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

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June 20, 2019

Connecticut Expands Harassment Training and Posting Obligations for Employers

June 20, 2019

Nearly all employers in Connecticut will now have to provide sexual harassment training to employees under Connecticut Public Act No. 19-16, also referred to as the “Time’s Up Act,” an amendment to existing state law that Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed into law on June 18, 2019. The law requires employers of all sizes to... Read More