Overview

Lindsay M. Rinehart counsels employers on a full range of labor and employment law matters, including wage and hour, drafting and reviewing employment policies and handbooks, state and federal agency claims and employment agreements.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Labor and Employment Law Council

Connecticut Business Industry Association (CBIA)

2016-present

Program Chair

Westport-Weston Chapter

Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)

Recognition

Recipient, Westfair Communications Milli Award

Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals

November 2018

News, Analysis & Press

Firing an Employee? Put it in Writing - New York Employers Must Give Terminated Employees a “Five-Day Letter”

Rockland County Business Journal

September 2019

NLRB Gives Employers More Control Over Union Workplace Access

Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

September 2019

What You Need to Know About Minimum Wage Increases

Rockland County Business Journal

August 2019

What Employers Can Learn from Ride-Sharing Employee Vs. Independent Contractor Debate

Rockland County Business Journal

July 2019

Paid Family Leave: A Headache for Connecticut Small Businesses

Connecticut Law Tribune

June 2019

CT Employers: State Legislative Initiatives in the Works for 2019

Connecticut Law Tribune

March 2019

Spotting Clients’ Labor and Employment Mistakes

Accounting Today

March 2019

OSHA Citations: Hope You’ve Got a Good Defense

Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

March 2019

PTO for the WIN: Why Businesses Should Make the Switch

New York Law Journal

November 2018

Too Little, Too Latte: What Businesses Should Take Away from the Starbucks Predicament

New York Law Journal

July 2018

New Bill Would Prohibit Arbitration Agreements Covering Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination

Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

March 2018

Merely Having a Sexual Harassment Policy is Not Enough

Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

March 2018

Employers Beware! Your Opt-Out Arrangements Might Mean You’re Not Offering ‘Affordable’ Health Care

New York Law Journal

February 2018

The Equal Pay Act

Employment Law Strategist, republished by Corporate Counselor

August 2017, September 2017

The Blunt Truth for Employers about Medical Marijuana

Fairfield County Business Journal

July 2017

Books & Book Chapters

  • Contributing Editor, Treatise: The Developing Labor Law, 2017 - 2019

Education

  • J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2016cum laude
  • B.A., State University of New York At Oswego, 2012cum laude

Bar Admission

Connecticut
New York
New Jersey

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut