Bond’s Labor & Employment Practice Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

June 21, 2017

(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 with recognition in New York State.

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

Acted for a number of McDonald's franchisees in the Midwest in a major case before the NLRB. The case revolves around the question of whether McDonald's is a joint employer of its franchisees' employees.

Acted for GE in defense of a number of claims brought by a former employee, including discrimination and retaliation.

Significant clients

Bechtel, Anaren, National Grid US, Syracuse University, Corning.

Notable Practitioners:

Louis DiLorenzo is an experienced practitioner, renowned for his expertise in complex labor negotiations, audits and NLRB disputes, in addition to all aspects of employment law litigation. He is widely respected by his peers, with one stating that he is "one of the smartest lawyers in the city."

Michael Bernstein is a hugely experienced attorney with a wealth of expertise in the labor and employment law space. He is noted for his work with both for-profit and nonprofit employers.

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 260 lawyers serving individuals, companies and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has nine offices in New York State and offices in Naples, Florida and Overland Park, Kansas.