James Leva represents employers in employment litigation and provides preventive counseling. He has broad experience handling claims involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, workplace harassment and retaliation. He has also counseled clients on wage and hour compliance issues. James regularly defends employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Department of Labor.James served as a judicial intern in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut for the Honorable Christopher F. Droney, now of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.