New York Labor and Employment Law Report
Gregory Reilly, Aisling McAllister, and Samuel Dobre Join Bond in New York City
January 21, 2019
Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that Gregory B. Reilly, Aisling M. McAllister, and Samuel G. Dobre have joined the firm, giving Bond 21 labor and employment attorneys in New York City. Both Reilly and McAllister are prominent, management side labor and employment lawyers, both former partners of Martin Clearwater & Bell, where Reilly led the Labor and Employment practice which also included Dobre as an associate at that firm. Prior to working at Martin Clearwater & Bell, Reilly was also a partner at Littler Mendelson.
Reilly joins Bond as an experienced trial lawyer, employment law counsel, and traditional labor lawyer representing employers in several industries including health care, hospitality, retail, and staffing. Reilly has experience in all aspects of employment and labor law, including class actions, representing management in federal and state courts as well as before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State and City Human Rights Commissions, and the State and Federal Department of Labor. Reilly received his B.S. in Industrial Relations from Cornell University (1985) and his J.D from Harvard Law School (1988). He is the author of numerous articles published by the American and New York Bar Associations as well as the New York Law Journal.
McAllister is also a seasoned labor and employment attorney. She represents employers exclusively on topics from discrimination and harassment to violations of state and federal wage and hour laws across multiple industries such as health care, hospitality, staffing, accounting, municipalities, non-profits, and retail. She has successfully represented clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as New York State and New York City anti-discrimination agencies. McAllister received her B.A. with honors from Rutgers College (1999) and her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law (2008).
Dobre, mentored by Reilly and McAllister, also represents employers in labor and employment litigation, and has successfully defended claims of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and employment-related torts. Sam completed several legal internships, including internships at Brookdale University Hospital and CAMBA Legal Services and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Arthur M. Schack, Kings County Supreme Court. Sam is a graduate of Binghamton University, State University of New York (2014) and received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2017).
Managing member of Bond’s New York City office, Louis DiLorenzo, says: “We are thrilled that these three have joined our office and our labor and employment group. Both Greg and Aisling are very experienced and well-regarded by a wide range of clients in the New York City, Long Island, and Westchester areas, for whom they have not only provided valuable counsel and advice over the years, but backed it when necessary by successfully litigating on their behalf. Sam has supported them in those efforts.”