Attorney Rintoul has a diverse ERISA benefits, business law, employment law, and general litigation practice. He advises employers and employees regarding Connecticut non-competition and employment agreements, and he advises and represents employees in a wide variety of other employment matters as well.
Attorney Rintoul has handled numerous trials and appeals in state and federal court, as well as many administrative hearings before many state agencies including the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the Freedom of Information Commission, and local zoning agencies. He has been class counsel in national and Connecticut class action lawsuits. He represents claimants in long-term disability benefit appeals, for both group ERISA plans and private disability insurance. He has an active Connecticut real estate litigation practice, including zoning appeals, adverse possession, boundary line disputes, easements, and breach of contract. He has represented many unmarried co-owners of property in resolving and litigating property issues when they break up.
Attorney Rintoul also regularly lectures and writes on a variety of subjects on Connecticut law. He has taught seminars in a broad range of employment and employee benefit matters for the Connecticut Bar Association and other continuing legal education organizations. He has lectured nationally on business and legal issues involved with professional and consulting practices.
Attorney Rintoul is admitted to practice in Connecticut, and is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association. He an officer of the Labor & Employment Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
He resides in Wilton, Connecticut. He plays trombone with the Wesleyan Orchestra; the Eric Kuhn Group, a Middletown-based rock band; and other classical, jazz and rock groups around the state. For many years, he organized an annual Family Shakespeare in Portland program, which brought professional theatre companies to perform Shakespeare for free on the Portland, Connecticut Town Green.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Connecticut Magazine||2006|
|Partner||Zeldes Needle & Cooper, PC||2016 - Present|
|Partner||Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP||2001 - 2016|
|Partner||Rintoul & Rintoul||1991 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Bar Association Labor & Employment Section||Chair||2016 - Present|
|Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Fairfield County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section||Vice Chair||2015 - 2016|
|Connecticut Bar Association Labor & Employment Section||Secretary||2014 - 2015|
|Uncle Al's v. Service Road Corp||Plaintiff's Verdict: $622,800|
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|Connecticut Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Annual Review||2015 ERISA Litigation Update||2015|
|Blog||Claimant's ERISA Blog||2014|
|Disability Law Seminar for the Labor and Employment Section of the Connecticut Bar Association||Mental Impairments: Disabilities And Accommodation||2004|
|ERISA Seminar before the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association||Appealing Benefit Denials with the Plan: Law, Regulations and Practice||2003|
|Connecticut Bar Association Labor & Employment Quarterly||Jack Welsh’s Red Sox Tickets, Devlin v. Empire Blue Cross And Vesting of Welfare Benefits||2002|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Johns Hopkins University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Labor & Employment: Back to the Future||Trade Secrets: Data Security and Computer Forensics||2014|
|Labor & Employment: Back to the Future||The Affordable Care Act||2014|
|November 2014 Connecticut Employment Lawyers Meeting||ERISA: What the General Employment Attorney Needs to Know||2013|