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As an employment law attorney, Erick Diaz defends the rights of workers across Connecticut. Issues can arise in the workplace, such as wrongful termination, discrimination, or harassment, and employees can take a stand against violations of their legal rights. Erick Diaz has helped dozens of hard working clients who have been treated unfairly by their employers to seek restitution for the illegal actions that have led them to lose their jobs or proper wages.


Erick Diaz studied Political Science at Yale University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree. He then obtained his Juris Doctor at Boston University's School of Law, and became licensed to practice in 2005. He is now licensed to practice in Connecticut, New York and District of Columbia courts, as well as the District Court for the District of Connecticut. He has helped clients in a range of situations, including class action law suits and challenging situations.


Erick Diaz has served in the past as the President of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association. He also shares his experiences and knowledge through publications regarding employment law issues.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
    11 years
  2. Discrimination: 30%
    11 years
  3. Class Action: 10%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 5%
    11 years
  5. Wrongful Termination: 5%
    11 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Erick was a great adversary - knowledgeable and smart. He also truly cares about his clients and was a great advocate for them


    Fern Paes Discrimination Attorney
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  • Michael Thomas Paes

    Erick is an exceptional attorney. He is very knowledgeable in his field, and also is someone who fights hard to protect the rights of his clients.


    Michael Paes Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

Hayber Law Firm LLC

221 Main Street, 5th Floor
Hartford, CT, 06106


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Stars Employment LitigationSuper Lawyers2015
Connecticut's 50 Most Influential LatinosLatinos United for Professional Advancement2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CounselHayber Law Firm, LLC2012 - Present
Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Erick I. Diaz LLC2010 - 2011
Associate AttorneyWiggin and Dana LLP2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)N/A2013 - Present
Connecticut Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Connecticut Hispanic Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cook v. Family Dollar Stores of Conn., Inc., 2013 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1016Defeated company’s motion for summary judgment as to one of three plaintiffs
Zaniewski v. PRRC Inc., 2012 WL 1379671Defeated company's motion to dismiss one of the collective action plaintiffs
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Publication nameTitleDate
Connecticut Law TribuneEmployment Law: A Fair Labor Standards Act Summer Blockbuster2013
Council on Education in Management (COEM)’s Certificate in FMLA and ADA Compliance and Best PracticeCo-Author Chapter: “What Your Organization Should Know about FMLA Job and Benefits Restoration Protections for Employees"2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Yale UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Conference of the Regional Assemblies of God ChurchesEmployee Rights of Undocumented Immigrants2010