Theodore W. Heiser

Theodore W. Heiser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New London, CT

Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law
 | 2 Union Plaza, Suite 200, New London, CT 06320
Phone: 860-442-4416
Fax: 860-442-0495
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Theodore (Ted) Heiser is a Director in the firm’s civil litigation department, practicing in the areas of personal injury and employment law.  Prior to joining Suisman Shapiro, Ted was a founding member of Sullivan Heiser in Clinton, CT. He has tried numerous matters to verdict in the state and federal courts of Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey. Ted’s extensive trial experience includes cases of wrongful death, personal injury, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, trade secrets and non-competes, partnership disputes, and many other matters.

    Ted handles all aspects of personal injury law including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, liquor liability, and premises liability.  His employment litigation background includes lawsuits involving discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender and gender status, age, disability, and religious affiliation. Ted represents employees and employers with respect to wrongful termination, wage and hour claims, free speech, and other civil rights claims arising out of the employment relationship, as well as civil rights violation by municipal and state agencies, including the police.  He also handles litigation involving restrictive covenants including non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements.

    Ted has been named as a top rated Employment & Labor attorney by Connecticut and New England Super Lawyer since  2013.  He is rated AV Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings, its highest designation.  Ted is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association. He currently serves as a member of the CBA’s Connecticut Lawyer Advisory Committee and the Standing Committee on Professionalism and Continuing Legal Education.

    Ted is a 1991 graduate of Gettysburg College and a 1995 graduate of the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America where he was a member of the Law Review. Ted is admitted to the bars of Connecticut, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice in the federal courts in Connecticut and Maryland.

    About Theodore Heiser

    Admitted: 1995, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage:


    • Peer review ratings - highest designation., Rated AV Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell’s
    • Catholic University of America Law Review  , Member

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
    • Standing Committee on Professional Ethics
    • Standing Committee on Professionalism and Continuing Legal Education
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • Connecticut Lawyer Advisory Committee

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley (President 2010 - 2012), 2003

    Educational Background:

    • Gettysberg College, Gettysburg, Virginia, 1991
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    Office Location for Theodore W. Heiser

    2 Union Plaza, Suite 200
    New London, CT 06320

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    Last Updated: 6/10/2020

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