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Pullman & Comley, LLC Work 850 Main Street Bridgeport CT 06604 Phone: 203-330-2000
Biography:

Donald F. Houston, a native of Bridgeport, Connecticut, graduated from Yale University and the University of Virginia Law School. He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America since 1996 and has also received mention in Connecticut Magazine, in July, 2001, “Top Lawyers in Connecticut,” New York Magazine, July, 2006, “The New York Area’s Best Lawyers”; New England Super Lawyers (2007 & 2008); and Super Lawyers – Corporate Counsel Edition (2010). Attorney Houston has represented both private and public sector management in all aspects of labor and employment matters since 1973. He focuses his practice upon preventative labor and employment counseling and advice. He has significant experience in defense of unfair labor practice, occupational safety and health and fair employment practices, as well as collective bargaining, contract administration and grievance and interest arbitration matters. Attorney Houston has served as a member of the Representative Town Meeting in Fairfield and as a Regent of the Fairfield College Preparatory School. Currently, he is a member of the Labor Law and Education Law Sections of the Connecticut Bar Association. He has previously served as President of the Connecticut School Attorneys Council. Attorney Houston has served as an arbitrator representing the interests of boards of education under the State Teacher Negotiation Act and also serves on the American Arbitration Association Labor Management Advisory Council. He is on the Board of the McGivney Community Center and is a former Board member of the lnner City Foundation for Charity and Hope.

Areas of Practice

  • Education Law
  • Employment Law — Employer
  • Labor Law
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) — Employer

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  • December 4, 2019 12:00 am: SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING (Community Outreach)
  • December 12, 2019 12:00 am: WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINAR (Continuing Legal Education)
  • December 17, 2019 12:00 am: LAST CHANCE CLE DAY (Continuing Legal Education)
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