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C. Scott Schwefel to Present “Working with Appraisers in Litigation” at American Bar Association Spring Symposia

C. Scott Schwefel will speak at the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property Trust & Estate Law (RPTE) 30th Annual Spring Symposia, where he will participate in a program entitled “Hot Topics in Appraisals Utilized for Transactions and Litigation.” The program will cover topics including property valuation concepts; the use of appraisers in litigation; and conservation easement considerations.… Read More


Property Tax Appeals in Connecticut

There are a number of municipalities undergoing revaluation this year.  If you are a property owner in these towns, you will soon receive a letter advising you of your new assessment. … Read More



New Connecticut Act Expands Protection For Pregnant Employees

By C. Scott Schwefel

On July 6, 2017, Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Public Act No. 17-118, entitled “An Act Concerning Pregnant Women in the Workplace,” (the “Act”). The law, which is effective October 1, 2017, amends the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (“CFEPA”) to strengthen protection for pregnant employees.… Read More



If Hartford Files for Bankruptcy

By David M. S. Shaiken

If the City of Hartford files for bankruptcy, creditors of the City will be affected in a variety of ways. It is likely that the City will seek to renegotiate its obligations to bondholders, retirees and employees.… Read More


Property Tax Appeals In Connecticut

There are a number of municipalities undergoing revaluation this year.  If you are a property owner in these towns, you will soon receive a letter advising you of your new assessment. … Read More


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Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

We are pleased to announce that Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 3 practice areas.… Read More