Bond Attorney John M. Bagyi, Honored By Local Human Resources Group

August 23, 2012

John M. Bagyi(Albany, NY): The Capital Region Human Resources Association ("CRHRA") recently honored John M. Bagyi, Esq., SPHR, an attorney in Bond's Albany Office, as its "2012 Friend of the Year." CRHRA honored Mr. Bagyi and thanked and acknowledged him for his work with CRHRA and the contributions he has made to the organization and the human resource community having for many years given selflessly to advance CRHRA's goals.

A former member of CRHRA's Board of Directors, in 2004, Mr. Bagyi founded CRHRA's HR Executive Briefing Series and, in 2006, founded CRHRA's HR Leadership Program. He continues to facilitate both programs. Mr. Bagyi currently serves as the General Counsel to the New York State Society for Human Resource Management.

A certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, Mr. Bagyi counsels and represents employers of all types and sizes in a variety of labor and employment contexts. He has guest lectured at Albany Law School, the University at Albany, and the Lally School at RPI, and is a sought after presenter at national, state and local conferences. Mr. Bagyi has also served on the Executive Committee of Albany Law School's National Alumni Association and Co-Chaired the Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce's Capital Leadership program. He has been recognized in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Emerging Leaders and, in 2007, was the youngest attorney in New York State listed in The Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law. Most recently, Mr. Bagyi was selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition as well as the Super Lawyers Business Edition and Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyers.

A graduate of the University at Albany, State University of New York (B.A.) and Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., magna cum laude), Mr. Bagyi served as an Executive Editor of the Albany Law Review.

Opened in 1971, Bond, Schoeneck & King's Albany Office currently consists of 27 lawyers, with more attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® than any Albany firm. Firm-wide Bond, Schoeneck & King has over 200 attorneys and more Labor and Employment Law attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® than any other firm in New York.

The Capital Region Human Resource Association is the northeastern New York State Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The Chapter was founded in 1946 and is currently comprised of over 1,000 professionals, employed in various human resource functions in over 450 companies.