The Hartford Business Journal recognized Robinson+Cole lawyer Britt-Marie K. Cole-Johnson as a “40 Under Forty” winner during the publication’s annual event on September 27, 2018 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. Ms. Cole-Johnson is a partner in Robinson+Cole’s Labor + Employment Group.
Ms. Cole-Johnson focuses her practice on counseling private sector employers, ranging from NYSE and NASDAQ companies, multi-national corporations, nonprofit health care organizations, and educational institutions to manufacturers, in all areas of employment law. She routinely handles sensitive, high-risk personnel issues and workplace investigations as well as compliance and training. She also serves as a trusted advisor to Boards of Directors faced with crises, including investigations, executive transitions, ethics issues, and employment-related matters.
Beyond her professional pursuits and pro bono work, Ms. Cole-Johnson helps inspire the next generation of women through her commitment to social justice issues affecting women, minorities, and children. She currently serves on the advisory board for Teach for America – Connecticut, an organization that is part of a national corps of leaders committed to teaching in low-income schools and confronting educational inequity, and she previously served as Chair of the board of directors of the YWCA Hartford Region. Ms. Cole-Johnson is a member of the Loomis Chaffee Head's Council, serves on the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s Board of Ambassadors and Scholarship Committee, and is a member of the Greater Hartford Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2 – 19 dedicated to nurturing future African American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving, and civic duty.
Hartford Business Journal's 40 Under Forty recognizes 40 outstanding young professionals in the Greater Hartford area that are excelling in their industries through their leadership roles. This year’s recipients were chosen from more than 150 nominations and hail from the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
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