Larry is a former chair of the firm's labor and employment law department and a former member of the firm’s management committee. He exclusively represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.

His practice includes representation of a diverse group of private and public sector clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to not-for-profit entities. Among the recognitions Larry has received is being named the Syracuse Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®.

Larry provides counselling and advice to clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including:

  • Affirmative Action Plan preparation and audits
  • Alternate dispute resolution techniques
  • Arbitration
  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Employment Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Employment litigation in Federal and State Courts
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and State equal opportunity agency proceedings
  • Executive compensation, advice, and support
  • Internal investigations
  • Labor relations counseling and advice
  • National Labor Relations Board proceedings and litigation
  • Separation packages, preparation and negotiation
  • Strike and picketing preparation and response
  • Supervisor training
  • Union organizing campaigns
  • Wage/Hour counseling and litigation

A frequent speaker to employer and attorney groups on labor and employment law issues, Larry has also published on a variety of labor and employment law topics.

  • Successful defense of a national defense contractor in a jury trial involving egregious sexual harassment claims
  • Formation of a health care multi-employer collective bargaining association
  • Decision by National Labor Relations Board that a petition to represent employees on a university campus was inappropriate, resulting in the dismissal of the union election petition

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Education Law; Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2008-2023 (listed for more than 10 years)
      • Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse, Labor Law - Management, 2023
      • Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse, Education Law, 2021
      • Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse, Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2019
      • Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse, Employment Law - Management, 2018
      • Lawyer of the Year - Syracuse, Labor Law, 2012
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Employment and Labor, 2022 (listed for more than 10 years)
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; Labor Relations Committee; Former Chair, Young Lawyers Section; Former Delegate, House of Delegates
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Executive Editor, Buffalo Law Review

  • President, Board of Directors, Rosewood Health Center Foundation