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Kyle A. McClain, Associate

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Kyle A. McClain is an associate in the Hartford office of Siegel, O’Connor, O’Donnell & Beck, P.C., where he practices labor and employment law, exclusively representing the interests of management. He advises both public and private sector clients on a full range of workplace and employment law issues including hiring, termination, discipline, employee relations and benefits, wage and hour matters, compliance with state and federal laws and internal policies and procedures. In the area of labor he represents municipalities and boards of education in collective bargaining negotiations and contract administration.

Additionally, Attorney McClain represents employers before state courts and administrative agencies including the Employment Security Appeals Division, Workers’ Compensation Commission, Freedom of Information Commission, State Board of Mediation and Arbitration and State Board of Labor Relations.

Prior to joining Siegel O’Connor, Attorney McClain served as a judicial law clerk to the Judges of the Connecticut Superior Court in Hartford. Attorney McClain's earliest legal experience came at Boston College Law School, where he represented non-profit and small business entrepreneurs as part of its Community Enterprise Clinic, and worked in the litigation department of a downtown Boston law firm.

Practice Areas:

Employment Law/Litigation, Education Law, Labor Relations Law and Prevention Practices, Government Regulation Compliance, Wage and Hour Law

Admitted to Practice

Connecticut, 2011

Massachusetts, 2010

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 2013


University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.S., summa cum laude, 2006

Boston College Law School, J.D., 2009

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

Hartford County Bar Association

Community Activities

Coach, Sundown Ski Team

Adult Volunteer, Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America

Author and Lecturer

Edward F. “Bud” O’Donnell, Jr. & Kyle A. McClain, Common Misconceptions Infect Sick Leave Law, Conn. L. Trib., Oct. 31, 2011, at 19.

Seminar: Edward F. “Bud” O’Donnell, Jr. & Kyle A. McClain, “The Paid Sick Leave Act: What Employers Need to Know,” Connecticut Restaurant Association, October 3 & 4, 2011.

Glenn A. Duhl & Kyle A. McClain, The National Labor Relations Board’s Approach to Social Networking, Conn. B. Ass’n Lab. & Emp. L. Sec. Q., Summer 2011, at 11.

Seminar: Ryan A. O’Donnell & Kyle A. McClain, “What A Difference a Year Makes: 2010 Employment Law Update,” Northeast Connecticut Human Resources Association, August 17, 2011.

Contributing Editor: Brian M. Malsberger, Trade Secrets A State-by-State Survey (4th ed. 2011).

Contributing Editor: Brian M. Malsberger, Covenants Not to Compete A State-by-State Survey (7th ed. 2011).

Contributing Editor: Brian M. Malsberger, Tortious Interference in the Employment Context A State-by-State Survey (3rd ed. 2011).

Contributing Editor: Brian M. Malsberger, Employee Duty of Loyalty A State-by-State Survey (4th ed. 2011).