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Larry P. Malfitano


Syracuse, NY

(315) 218-8331

(315) 218-8100 fax

Bar/Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law (J.D.)
  • Cornell University (B.S.)

Larry P. Malfitano

Larry is the former chair of the firm's labor and employment law department and a member of the firm’s management committee. He exclusively represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. His practice includes representation of a diverse group of private and public sector clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to not-for-profit entities. Among the recognitions Larry has received is being named the Syracuse Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®.

Larry provides counselling and advice to clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including:

  • Affirmative Action Plan preparation and audits
  • Alternate dispute resolution techniques
  • Arbitration
  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Employment Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Employment litigation in Federal and State Courts
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and State equal opportunity agency proceedings
  • Executive compensation, advice, and support
  • Internal investigations
  • Labor relations counseling and advice
  • National Labor Relations Board proceedings and litigation
  • Separation packages, preparation and negotiation
  • Strike and picketing preparation and response
  • Supervisor training
  • Union organizing campaigns
  • Wage/Hour counseling and litigation

A frequent speaker to employer and attorney groups on labor and employment law issues, Larry has also published on a variety of labor and employment law topics.

Representative Matters

  • Successful defense of a national defense contractor in a jury trial involving egregious sexual harassment claims
  • Formation of a health care multi-employer collective bargaining association
  • Decision by National Labor Relations Board that a petition to represent employees on a university campus was inappropriate, resulting in the dismissal of the union election petition