An employment attorney in Connecticut built on client success and employee rights.

Michael McMinn

Founder & Managing Attorney

Michael McMinn, is the owner and managing attorney of The McMinn Employment Law Firm. Michael is an experienced labor and employment litigation attorney with over 19 years of litigation experience. Michael has devoted his practice to the area of employment law, including litigation of:

Michael understands the hardships that working people face and has built his law practice fighting for their cause, focusing his on protecting employees. He has represented people from virtually every type of backgrounds, from all different jobs.


Michael’s professional experience consists of trials, countless court appearances and depositions, and satisfied clients. Michael has gained significant trial and litigation experience, working with a national, well-known insurance carrier. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in the State and Federal Court. Within his scope of practice, Michael has litigated claims in a variety of courts, in the State of New York and Connecticut, and both State and Federal. Michael also frequently litigates in agencies such as:

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)
  • The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (“CHRO”)
  • The Connecticut Department of Labor

While he is extremely skilled in a trial setting, Michael has also settled numerous cases on behalf of employees in age, race, sex, age, national origin discrimination claims favorable to his clients and has obtained positive court orders for employees who have been treated unfairly in the workplace.

Michael graduated at the top of his class, cum laude from Southern Connecticut State University in 2001, and also finished in the top 10% of his class from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2004. Michael is licensed to practice law in the State of Connecticut and New York, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut; the District Court for the Southern District of New York; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

In recognition of all, he has done for his clients and his dedication to his practice, America’s Top 100 Attorneys® selected Attorney Michael McMinn as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient!

In addition to this, The McMinn Employment Law Firm has been selected to the coveted 2019 list of ‘10 Best’ Employment and Labor Law Firms, award by the American Institute of Legal Counsel™.

Attorney McMinn has also achieved the Client’s Choice Award for 2018 by Avvo, as well as a rating of “Top Attorney.” He has been acknowledged as “Lead Counsel Rated” in Labor and Employment Law and is a member of the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association and the Fairfield County Bar Association, Employment Committee.

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