Felix Springer is a trial attorney at Day Pitney, LLC. In the course of his
career, he has defended over three dozen tenure cases and tried four to verdict.
The colleges and universities he has represented in tenure matters include Yale,
Wesleyan, Amherst, Smith, Trinity, Connecticut College, Rensselaer at Hartford
and the Universities of Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport.
will review and analyze recurrent themes in tenure cases gone awry, the
principal catalysts for claims by unsuccessful candidates, circumstances that
should raise red flags, effective preventive measures and the learning available
from current case law. He will also discuss one of his recent cases involving a
denial of tenure based on colleagueship and the lessons from that matter.