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About Bond

Bond is a full-service law firm counseling individuals, companies, not-for-profits and public sector entities in a wide spectrum of practice areas.

With 260 lawyers and 9 offices across New York State, an office in Naples, Florida, and in Overland Park, Kansas, we represent clients in:

  • agribusiness and natural resources
  • commercial lending and transactions
  • real estate development and construction
  • high-tech
  • energy and chemicals
  • health care and long-term care
  • manufacturing
  • municipalities and school districts
  • higher education
  • other exempt and nonprofit organizations.

We are committed to understanding our clients’ needs and providing thorough, practical, quality solutions to address their challenges and opportunities. Our attorneys subscribe to the highest professional and ethical standards, and live the firm's values by providing leadership in community activities, pro bono work and service to the Bar.

With Bond, you will benefit from a commitment to service and value from a local law firm anticipating and responding to your unique needs.

Growing our firm to serve a growing economy: Bond combines with the Buffalo firm of Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel broadening our practice areas and boosting service to clients

On January 1, 2016 Bond and Jaeckle joined forces to create a 52-lawyer office in Buffalo operating under the Bond name. Bringing together the talents of Bond and Jaeckle attorneys and law professionals expands our ability to serve clients with reasonably priced legal services covering a wider range of practice areas and industries that we can deliver anywhere in the state, Increasing our capacity to meet the legal needs of a growing Buffalo and Western New York economy, the combination of firms places Bond among the largest firms in all major Upstate New York markets.

Jaeckle complements and strengthens our firm with a wealth of experience and knowledge in key industry and economic sectors in Western New York including advanced manufacturing, hospitality and tourism, affordable housing, insurance, health care, education, environment, land development, and more.

Our attorneys will team to collaboratively provide current and future clients with legal advice and the business know-how to prosper in an ever-changing economy – locally and regionally, statewide and nationally. Read more about the Bond and Jaeckle combination.

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2016 Annual Report

On behalf of the attorneys and staff at Bond, I am proud to present our 2016 Annual Report. In it, we present articles showing the interesting work we undertake for our clients. Bond also is a member of the communities where our offices are located. The Annual Report will provide a sense of the activities our people are involved in for the betterment of these communities. I hope you enjoy the Report, and I encourage you to contact me if you have any questions or would like to know more about our firm.

Kevin M. Bernstein, Chairman of the Management Committee


Bond is a member of the following alliances and association to further extend our network and enhance our service to clients and the law profession.

Employment Law Alliance
The Employment Law Alliance is the world's largest and most important network of labor and employment lawyers. The ELA is listed in Chambers Global 2016 as “The Elite (Band 1)” law firm network – the rating service’s highest distinction, with the largest number of individual attorneys ranked of any network. Through the ELA, our firm has the ability to serve our clients' needs throughout the U.S. and around the world. For more information about the ELA, please visit

Law Firm Alliance
The Law Firm Alliance is a leading global network of full-service law firms. Established in 2000, the LFA’s goal is to provide clients of member firms with access to high quality, cost-effective legal services in jurisdictions worldwide. A judicious member selection policy is in place and, since its establishment, membership has grown to 50+ law firms with close to 3,000 lawyers practicing throughout North America and internationally. For more information about the LFA, please visit