Profile

  • Listed in:
    • “500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers," Lawdragon, 2020, 2021
    • “Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Up-and-Comers,” Human Resource Executive® 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • "Lawyer of the Year" Albany Labor Law - Management, The Best Lawyers in America® 2014, 2017, 2020, 2022
    • "Lawyer of the Year" Albany Litigation - Labor and Employment, The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
    • “Lawyer of the Year” Albany Employment Law – Management, The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
    • New York Super Lawyers®, 2009 - present
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2007 - present
    • “Friend of the Year,” Capital Region Human Resources Association, 2012
  • Excellence in Alumni Service Award, Albany Law School, 2005
  • 40 Under Forty Honoree, Capital District Business Review, 2004
  • Executive Editor, Albany Law Review
  • New York State Bar Association

  • Adirondack Regional Chambers of Commerce
  • ADK HR
  • American Automobile Association, National HR Conference
  • American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), Hudson Mohawk Chapter
  • Business Council of New York State, Labor and Human Resources Committee
  • Capital District Women's Bar Association
  • Capital Region Human Resources Association
  • Capital Region Recruiters Network
  • College and University Personnel Association (CUPA-HR)
  • Columbia County Chamber of Commerce
  • Columbia County HR Roundtable
  • Empire State Society of Association Executives
  • Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS)
  • HR Pro (formerly Personnel Management Association)
  • Internation Personnel Management Association (IPMA)
  • LeadingAge New York
  • Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY)
  • Mid-Hudson Human Resource Association
  • Mid-Hudson Valley Society for Human Resource Management
  • Mohawk Valley Society for Human Resource Management
  • New York Credit Union Association
  • New York State Association of Health Care Providers
  • New York State Association of Homes & Services for the Aging (NYAHSA)
  • New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • New York State Funeral Directors Association
  • New York State Industries for the Disabled
  • New York State Insurance Association
  • New York State Rehabilitation Association
  • New York State Job Service Employer Committees (Albany, Fulton/Montgomery, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Columbia & Greene Counties)
  • New York State Society for Human Resource Management
  • New York State Telecommunications Association, Inc.
  • Northeast New York Health Care Human Resources Association
  • Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce
  • Society for Human Resource Management

  • Quoted in “Trump Sued Over ‘One Reg In, Two Out’ Executive Order,” Society for Human Resource Management Newsletter, February 14, 2017
  • New York's salary threshold for executive and administrative exemptions has increased," Business Journal News Network, February 13, 2017
  • Quoted in "Businesses react to changes in OT rules," The Daily Gazette, December 19, 2016
  • Quoted in "Locally, opinions divided on Obama’s overtime rule change," The Daily Gazette, May 18, 2016
  • John M. Bagyi and James Holahan, "What Employees Don't Know Hurts Everyone," New York Law Journal Special Report, March 9, 2014
  • John M. Bagyi and W.S Becker, "The Civil Rights Act of 1991," Human Resources Encyclopedia, Pfeiffer, 2011
  • "Preventing Harassment," Security Management, January 2009
  • "Legal Q&A," CRHRA Newsletter, 2001-2004
  • "Employee handbooks: a tool to avoid employer liability," Professional Insurance Agents Magazine, June 2004
  • John M. John and Peter A. Jones, "Blowing the Whistle: Dealing with Sarbanes Oxley and Beyond," HR Review, New York State Society for Human Resource Management, Spring/Summer 2004
  • "Union Organizing - what you need to know now, Tools for the Trade," New York State Association of Health Care Providers, May/June 2004
  • John M. Bagyi and Peter A. Jones, "What HR Professionals Need To Know About HIPAA's Privacy Regulations," HR Review, New York State Society for Human Resource Management, Fall/Winter 2002
  • "Employee Handbooks Have Become A Necessary Tool For Employers," Capital District Business Review, July 5, 2002
  • "New Union Election Law Affects Some Employers," The Human Resource Line, The Business Council of New York State, February 2002
  • John M. Bagyi and Louis P. DiLorenzo, "Employment Litigation in Upstate New York: Results of the Bond, Schoeneck & King Study," New York Employment Law & Practice, October 2001 Contributor, Paul Grossman, et al., Employment Discrimination Law (Supp. 2000; Supp. 2002)
  • "Board of Education of Kiryas Joel v. Grumet: Misconstruing the Status Quo as a Neutral Baseline," 60 Albany Law Review 543, 1996
  • "Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick: The Court of Appeals' Voice of Compassion," 59 Albany Law Review 1913, 1996

  • Founder & Facilitator, CRHRA HR Leadership Program, 2006-present
  • General Counsel, New York State Society for Human Resource Management, Inc., 2005-present
  • Founder & Facilitator, CRHRA/Bond HR Executive Briefing Series, 2004-present
  • Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association – Northeastern New York Chapter, 2018-2021
  • Co-Chair, Capital Leadership Steering Committee, Albany –Colonie Chamber of Commerce, 2003-2005
  • Board of Directors, Capital Region Human Resources Association, 2002-2004