Bond’s Labor & Employment Practice Ranked In Chambers USA© 2018

May 7, 2018

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce its Labor & Employment practice has once again been honored in the annual Chambers USA©: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business directory in New York State-level practice rankings.

The following are excerpts from Chambers’ publication:

What the team is known for:
Assists a range of clients, from Fortune 100 companies to local businesses, with all aspects of labor and employment law. Experienced in handling such matters arising in a variety of sectors, including higher education, transportation, retail, hospitality and insurance. Noted for its impressive coverage of Upstate New York, in addition to its presence in New York City.

Strengths (Quotes from client interviews): 

"I consider myself to be a somewhat sophisticated consumer of legal services, and they are my final choice in almost every subject matter area."

"They are uniformly excellent in the expertise that they bring to a broad range of issues, and because of that they are very good value."

Work Highlights:
Represented the City of Binghamton in its lawsuit against a former Parks and Recreation Director who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $50,000 from the city over a five-year-plus period.

Defended Waste Harmonics in a lawsuit brought by a competitor after hiring two former employees, who had nonsolicitation clauses in their employment agreements. The plaintiff alleged tortious interference, breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and unjust enrichment.

Notable Practitioners:
Michael Bernstein continues to be sought out for his "very thoughtful" opinions and advice. He has extensive experience representing management in labor and employment matters.

The "terrific" Louis DiLorenzo is recognized for his expertise in traditional labor issues such as collective bargaining and NLRB proceedings, as well as labor audits and wage and hour disputes. He typically acts on behalf of employers and management.

Chambers USA is a well-respected publication that carefully researches law firms, practice areas and individual attorneys in more than 185 jurisdictions and is widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Its rankings are based on interviews with leading practitioners and clients. 

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 250 lawyers serving individuals, companies and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has eight offices in New York State and offices in Naples, Florida and Kansas City.