Experienced Representation In Civil Rights Litigation

Your civil rights as a citizen or resident of the United States have been crafted by our leaders over many generations. Our laws agree that you are entitled to the following civil rights:

  • Freedom from unlawful search and seizure
  • Freedom from police brutality or excessive force
  • Freedom from discrimination based on age, race, national origin or religious persuasion
  • Freedom from illegal discrimination or harassment based on gender, pregnancy or marital status

Civil Rights Litigation: Plaintiffs

If you have been injured or suffered serious losses such as loss of your job as a result of civil rights violations by police, your employer or government authorities, you are encouraged to discuss your situation with a lawyer.

Contact Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation regarding any possible civil rights violation. Our attorneys adeptly handle civil rights litigation on behalf of victims of discrimination and brutality.

Civil Rights Litigation: Defense

Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, also represents municipalities and their police departments as defense attorneys when civil rights violations are alleged. Our attorneys are available to defend municipal police and fire departments and other government bodies such as cities and land use planning boards. We defend local government agencies in liability claims related to police pursuits, including false arrests, excessive force, 1983 violations, etc. We represent a variety of municipalities and their agencies when they are charged with unlawful arrest, failure to protect the public from harm, sexual harassment, Title IX violations and employment discrimination.

No-Obligation Review Of Your Civil Litigation Concern

To receive a free initial consultation and detailed assessment of your legal situation after you have been harmed by, or charged with, alleged civil rights violations, contact Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC.

Some of our Connecticut civil rights attorneys have received AV Preeminent or BV Distinguished ratings from Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.* They are licensed to practice in all Connecticut state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. We have helped clients recover multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, and are ready to aggressively pursue your claim for compensation.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.