Robert D. Noonan, Esq.

Robert Noonan is an attorney and founder of Robert Noonan & Associates.

Prior to starting the firm, Bob served as Vice President and Counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association.  In that capacity, he was responsible for advising association members of the latest developments in workplace law and HR issues.  In addition, Bob's professional experience includes 20 years in Human Resources Management with Pitney Bowes Inc, and the Napier Co, an international manufacturing concern.  He holds a juris doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law as well as a master's degree in industrial relations and a master's degree in sociology.

Bob is the author of "An Employer’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act" and “The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Understanding the Compliance Obligations of Group Health Plans and Health Care Providers.”  He is a contributing author on disability law in Cumulative Trauma Disorders, a medical text, and writes on workplace issues for a variety of publications including the Connecticut Law Tribune.  In addition, Bob has been featured in a number of publications including the Society for Human Resources Management’s Trends in Management (“Robert Noonan: Expert’s Viewpoint”), The New York Times, The Hartford Courant, The New Haven Register, The Stamford Advocate, The New London Day, The Waterbury Republican and others.  Additionally, he has appeared on several television and radio programs concerning workplace issues.

He is on the executive committee of the Employment Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, a trustee of Gibbs College and a faculty member of St. Joseph’s College, CCSU, and the University of Hartford.  He is admitted to practice before the Connecticut superior courts and the federal district courts.