Natale V. Di Natale

Partner

  • Overview

    Biography

    Natale Di Natale focuses his practice on all facets of management-side labor relations and employment law. Mr. Di Natale has been practicing labor and employment law in Connecticut since 1996. Mr. Di Natale has devoted his practice almost exclusively to private sector labor law, including in the health care setting. He has worked with numerous acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and home care service providers. He also represents manufacturing, utility, and building services employers.

    Mr. Di Natale provides advice and represents employers with respect to labor issues arising in numerous contexts, including preventive labor relations; union avoidance; contract negotiations; grievance resolution; arbitration; unfair labor practice proceedings; administrative proceedings; bargaining unit issues; mergers, acquisitions, and other affiliations; successorship; strikes, strike preparation, and lockouts; and bankruptcy. He has negotiated numerous contracts with various unions in a range of industries. Mr. Di Natale also advises clients on a host of other labor and employment issues, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other state and federal labor and employment laws.

    Previously, Mr. Di Natale was associated with a Bridgeport-based labor and employment law firm, and prior to that clerked for the Honorable Francis X. Hennessy of the Connecticut Appellate Court. He is a contributing editor to The Developing Labor Law.

  • Experience
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "The Aftermath of Torosyan," published in CBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, vol. 4, issue 2

      "Chaos in the Aftermath of the Panama Invasion: S.A. vs. United States," published in 8 Emory International Law Review

    • News

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      R+C News Releases

      • August 15, 2017

        Fifty-Eight Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

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      • August 15, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

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      • August 18, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016

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      • August 19, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • August 16, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Attorney Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • May 31, 2012

        Robinson & Cole Expands Labor & Employment Practice with Addition of Three New Attorneys

    • Newsletters

      Newsletters

      General Counsel's New Standard on Intermittent Strikes, Another Untenable Position for Employers (October 10, 2016)

      Data Privacy + Security Insider, co-authored with Linn F. Freedman and Kathryn M. Rattigan (04/16/2015)