Client Testimonials

For over twenty years, the attorneys at Kainen, Escalera & McHale have been successfully defending Connecticut employers.
Below our clients make the case for us.
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“They provide a high level of exclusive service. I always feel like I’m their only client, or one of their most important clients.”
Chief Administrative OfficerNationwide Management and Service Provider
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale represented us before a Connecticut Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) hearing, and they are our sounding board for any employment law questions we may have. They helped us generate the CHRO response, prepared employees for the hearing, and represented us at the hearing. They always provide their services in a most professional and knowledgeable manner, yet are very down to earth and positive in their employee relations. Working with them is a real pleasure. I would not hesitate to recommend Kainen, Escalera & McHale as management employment law attorneys.”
Human Resources DirectorLocal Manufacturing Company
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale provides excellent service for answering Employment Law Questions and assisting with our handbook and forms. “
“The law firm provides excellent legal services to the city of Hartford, Connecticut in matters of labor and employment and does so effectively, with expertise and professionalism.”
AttorneyHartford City's Law Department
“We at The Simon Konover Company and our affiliated entities enjoy the benefit of skilled counsel offering sage and practical advice on our labor and employment matters. Shel Myers is our primary contact. He is personable, accessible, professional, and understands our business needs. He guides us effectively through the myriad of issues in the HR, Labor and employment arenas, and we would recommend him and his firm without hesitation.”
President & Chief Operating OfficerRegional Property Management Company
“The firm consistently provides expert and practical advice on all manner of employment issues. The firm is very knowledgeable of our business, and provides high-quality service at reasonable rates.”
“I think that what makes them stand out to us is that they have a very practical view of what needs to be done and how to do it, and they do it in an efficient manner.”
In House Counsel Fortune 500 Company
“I have the highest regard for Kainen, Escalera & McHale. They are excellent in all that they do; especially understanding the details of working in a non-profit community behavioral health center. They have saved us a tremendous amount of resources in terms of litigation and staffing. They are truly the best.”
“This firm is highly responsive to our labor needs as an educational institution and provides a high level of personalized services.”
SuperintendentConnecticut Public School System
“This firm has an outstanding knowledge of Employment Law and a practical application or interpretation to better help you manage your business. When it comes to employment law, it is not always black and white, nor in many cases as to who is right or wrong, it is often about financial risk and they help you understand the risk.”
SVP, Director Human ResourcesRegional Bank
“Working with the firm is always a positive experience. Everyone treats clients with respect and dignity, and provides services in a most timely manner.  The firm stays current with state-of-the-art services, and informs clients of any changes needing consideration. The firm also provides client support by training courses and speaking on relevant topics at various human resource seminars.  Our experiences with Kainen, Escalera & McHale have been excellent.”
Human Resources DirectorLocal Manufacturing Company
“The Kainen, Escalera & McHale firm is an experienced group of analytically strong attorneys who are able to provide useful, pragmatic advice.”
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale Law is without question my first choice for labor needs! I am amazed at how our legal vendor crosses over and also provides valuable insight and advice in general business matters as well as legal expertise. These are true business partners who protect and  safeguard our business from the current pitfalls and the challenges that impact employees.”
Chief Administrative OfficerNationwide Parking Lot Provider
“One of the things that we really appreciate about Kainen, Escalera & McHale is that we’ve got very senior people with lots of experience handling our cases…”
DirectorEmployment Practices Liability Insurance
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale is effective, knowledgeable, and  focused. We have received timely service from a highly professional and friendly team.”
Human Resource Manager Local Salon & Spa
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale anticipates problems and concerns before they happen, leaving us in a much better situation before union negotiations begin.”
First SelectmanConnecticut Municipality
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale is a wonderful law firm that has a true understanding of our business.”
“Kainen, Escalera & McHale is an excellent firm providing expertise and professionalism on municipal litigation matters with clarity and timeliness of response.”
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