Jennifer L. Dixon - Kainen, Escalera & McHale

JENNIFER LIAN DIXON

Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C.

21 Oak Street, Suite 601
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: (860) 493-0870
Facsimile: (860) 493-0871
E-mail: jdixon@kemlaw.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Ms. Dixon defends employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies against a variety of employment law claims, including workplace discrimination, contract, and tort claims. She also counsels employers on a wide range of employment issues, such as employee discipline, family and medical leave matters, and compliance with various state and federal employment laws and regulations. Ms. Dixon regularly presents seminars on employment-related issues, including sexual harassment and compliance with employment laws. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Dixon was associate counsel at Shawmut Bank, N.A.

EDUCATION:

New England School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Editor: New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement

University of Michigan, B.A., Mathematics and Russian

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Connecticut, 1994; U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, 1996

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Member: American Bar Association; Connecticut Bar Association; Connecticut Asian-Pacific American Bar Association Board Member: Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach (2009-present)

PUBLICATIONS:

Author: “The Right of the Mentally Ill to Refuse Antipsychotic Drugs During Trial,” 19:2 New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, 373 (1993).

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:

Since 2013, Ms. Dixon has been selected by her peers to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Employment Law.

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