Megan Y. Carannante is co-chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits Department.  Clients rely on her extensive experience as a seasoned litigator and counselor, to help them proactively resolve business, employment and construction disputes as quickly and favorably as possible. Clients appreciate her keen understanding of their desire to focus on business and minimize the costs associated with protracted litigation.

Megan represents clients ranging from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies in state and federal court, mediation and arbitration.  She regularly represents employers before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and other state and federal agencies. A former Connecticut Appellate Court clerk, Megan has significant appellate experience. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York as well as Connecticut and regularly represents clients in these jurisdictions. 

Megan regularly counsels employers to ensure they are in compliance with state and federal law and assists them in navigating and resolving complicated personnel issues.  She provides sexual harassment training and other training to supervisors on a regular basis and assists employers in crafting employment practices and procedures which facilitate and promote a productive and inclusive workplace.

Featured in the firm's centennial years' annual report,  Megan recognizes, above all else, that communication and responsiveness are paramount and strives to keep her clients involved and informed throughout the duration of their alliance.


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    90 State House Square
    Hartford, CT 06103-3702
  • Springfield
    1500 Main Street
    Tower Square - Suite 1600
    Springfield, MA 01115
  • Professional Affiliations

    Connecticut Bar Association - Member, Construction, Labor and Employment, and Women in Law Sections

    Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court

    Community Involvement

    March of Dimes -  former secretary, Connecticut State Board of directors

    Junior League of Hartford – sustaining member

    Honors & Recognitions

    Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of labor and employment litigation in 2022

    Recipient of the Hartford County Business Journal's "40 Under 40" award for 2015

    Recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune's "New Leaders in the Law" award

    Named to the Super Lawyers  "Connecticut Rising Stars" list since 2012 in the area of business litigation, construction litigation, employment & labor

    Selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list for 2021 in the area of business litigation

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    Bar and Court Admissions

    • Connecticut
    • Massachusetts
    • New York
    • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
    • U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


    • Judicial clerk for the Honorable Douglas S. Lavine at the Connecticut Appellate Court


    Boston College Law School, J.D., 2006

    Emory University, B.A., 2003; Phi Beta Kappa

    The Hotchkiss School, 1999

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