Emily A. Zaklukiewicz advises employers in all areas of labor and employment law. She defends employers in a wide range of labor and employment matters in federal and state court and before administrative agencies including the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. Emily also represents employers in collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, and unfair labor practice proceedings and advising employers on a variety of complex labor relations issues.

Prior to joining Littler, Emily worked as a management-side labor and employment associate at an AmLaw 200 law firm. Emily graduated first in her law school class, serving as the managing editor of Stetson Law Review, as an associate editor of the Journal of International Aging Law & Policy, and as a committee member on the Student Leadership Development Committee. She was also a member of Stetson Law’s Honors Program, served as a teaching assistant, and received the Highest Grade Designation in five courses. While in law school, Emily served as a federal judicial intern to the Hon. Susan C. Bucklew at the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, and as a certified legal intern for the City of St. Petersburg City Attorney’s Office. 

Professional & Community Affiliations


Labor & Employment Section

American Bar Association

Co-Chair, Women in the Law Committee

Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee

Connecticut Bar Association

HR Council Member

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce


Named, Rising Star


Super Lawyers


Recipient, American Law Institute CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award

Stetson University College of Law

Recipient, Killgore, Pearlman, Stamp, Denius & Squires Book Award for Professional Responsibility

Stetson University College of Law

Leadership Development Certificate

Stetson University College of Law

Named, Outstanding Criminology and Criminal Justice Graduate

University of Tampa

News, Analysis & Press

Best Practices to Mitigate Risks Associated with Employer-Sponsored Events

PE Magazine

Summer 2022

Undergraduate Student Workers as Union Employees

University Business

May 19, 2022

What the EEOC Says about Requiring Vaccines at Work

Industry Week

July 21, 2021

NLRB Still Refining Test for Adjunct Faculty Unionization

University Business

June 8, 2021

The big-ticket question: Can (or should) employers require the COVID-19 vaccine of employees in the workplace?

Industrial Safety & Hygiene News

May 12, 2021

What is the current state of drug testing programs in today’s workplaces?

Industrial Safety & Hygiene News

May 6, 2021

Taking A Shot At Answering Employers’ COVID-19 Vaccination Questions: Best Practices For Managing The COVID-19 Vaccine In The Workplace

Massachusetts Bar Association MBA Section Review Newsletter

March/April 2021

One Shot to Get It Right: Navigating the COVID-19 Vaccine in the Workplace

Construction Executive

January 6, 2021

OSHA citations serve as reminder to employers about recordkeeping and reporting obligations

Industrial Safety & Hygiene News

December 9, 2020

Speaking Engagements

Union Organizing is on the Rise: What Does it Mean, Why Does it Happen & What Steps Can You Take?

CT Community Nonprofit Alliance Roundtable

September 16, 2022

Changes in CT Employment Law

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

July 27, 2022

NLRB's General Counsel Seeks to Allow Athletes to Form a Union and Require Universities to Bargain

Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges’ “Partnering for Progress” Annual Member Forum

November 22, 2021

COVID-19 Information & Protocols

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

August 25, 2021

Quick Conversation: Deeper Dive in Finding Purpose In Your Career

National Association of Women Lawyers' 2021 Mid-Year Meeting

March 26, 2021

Strategies for Successful Business Development and Marketing During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Connecticut Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section

November 10, 2020


  • J.D., Stetson University School of Law, 2019summa cum laude
  • B.S., University of Tampa, 2016magna cum laude

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut