Robin Kallor regularly advises and represents employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters involving discrimination, retaliation, Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act, breach of contract and any other matters that pertain to the employer-employee relationship in both the unionized and non-union settings.

In doing so, she often appears in state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before government administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the New York State Division on Human Rights, the National Labor Relations Board, the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations, the Connecticut State Board of Mediation and Arbitration and the federal and state departments of labor. In her defense of civil rights and other employment related litigation, she has frequently obtained pretrial dismissal or other satisfactory conclusion in both the federal and state courts.

In her varied management-side practice, Robin gives advice and litigates issues relating to race, color, religion, national age, sex, disability and national origin discrimination, wage and hour claims, including collective action claims brought under the FLSA, Family and Medical Leave Act issues, employee discipline, employee claims of breach of contract, defamation and other work-related tort claims and any other human resources issue. She drafts and reviews job descriptions, employment contracts, employee handbooks and employer policies and procedures. She also represents employers in wage and hour audits and conducts "self-audits" before the state and federal departments of labor.  Robin conducts workplace investigations, serves as a mediator and is a frequent speaker on emerging labor and employment law issues. 

Robin currently serves on the Economic Development Committee of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce.  Moreover, she regularly volunteers as a pro bono speaker for the Junior Achievement of Southwest New England and serves as a volunteer mediator for the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. She is a regular contributor to the current FordHarrison Blog, EntertainHR, an informative look across the landscape of television, movies, sports and celebrity culture from an employment-law perspective. The website is available at http://blogs.hrhero.com/entertainhr/.

Representative Experience
  • Represented multiple employers in an investigation by the New York State Office of the Attorney General involving a variety of wage and hour issues. 
  • Succeeded at contesting personal jurisdiction on behalf of multiple out of state fast food franchise clients and their individual owners in the US District Court, Connecticut in a collective action involving the FLSA.
Honors & Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America - Labor Law (2018)
  • "Connecticut Super Lawyers," Super Lawyers magazine (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • "Connecticut Rising Stars," Super Lawyers magazine (2011, 2012)