Bond’s Litigation Practice Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

June 21, 2017

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce its Litigation practice has once again been honored in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business directory with recognition in Upstate New York.

The following are excerpts from Chambers’ publication:

What the team is known for: well-regarded practice with a strong reputation in the litigation space. Excels in securities and IP disputes, and also noted for its expertise in environmental cases and False Claims Act investigations and litigation. Represents a strong choice of firm for complex class action defense.

Strengths (Quotes from client interview):

It is considered to be "rock solid" in terms of its client service and is regarded as "exemplary to work with in all aspects."

Work highlights

Advised CGI Group and CGU Federal in a Sarbanes-Oxley whistle-blower and breach of contract action regarding the dismissal of an employee. The reported breach of contract has been dismissed.

Defended Piaker & Lyons in a highly complex and extensively litigated case regarding the accusation of aiding and abetting fraud committed by its client, McGinn & Smith.

Significant clients

Rochester Silver Works, MVP Health Care, Global Aerospace, SRC, Seneca Foods Corporation.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Sharkey has extensive experience as a trial lawyer, with expertise in employment litigation and insurance cases, among many other areas. He recently advised iPacesetter in dismissing plaintiff complaints that assets were wrongfully acquired by the client. "I think he's terrific! He's also a really good guy to work with: reasonable, always well prepared and effective," reports one impressed peer.

"Very, very solid litigator" Edward Hourihan acts for a distinguished client base, handling significant business disputes at trial and appellate levels. He is also noted for his expertise in construction disputes and insurance defense claims, as well as land use and zoning actions.

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.