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Nina T. Pirrotti is a partner with the law firm of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Chimes, Richardson & Fitzgerald, PC. She represents individuals in employment litigation and negotiation. The president of the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), she is well versed in all aspects of employment law. In 2010, she was named by the Connecticut Law Tribune as one of its Women in the Law–High Achievers. Even before Ms. Pirrotti decided in 2005 to represent employees exclusively, she had already devoted almost 15 years to civil rights and public service. At the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, she was appointed to the Career Criminal Major Crimes Bureau, prosecuting homicides, bank robberies, kidnappings, and pattern crimes. And as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the Law Department for the City of New York, she received the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Municipal Affairs Award for outstanding achievement. Ms. Pirrotti is an experienced trial advocate, having served as lead counsel in approximately 25 jury trials and 50 bench trials. She taught Trial Advocacy at the New York Prosecutor’s Training Institute, the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, and the New York City Law Department, and trial practice at Quinnipiac Law School as an adjunct professor. In addition to her duties as president of CELA, Ms. Pirrotti is also the Co-Chair of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) Affiliate Relations Committee, as well as its Second Circuit representative. She routinely lectures nationally on employment related topics. Ms. Pirrotti received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University, where she majored in Theater. She received her law degree from Yale Law School.