Rob represents management in all areas of labor and employment law, including negotiation of collective bargaining contracts and individual employment and separation agreements, employment discrimination and employee benefits litigation; design and administration of early retirement incentive plans, severance and other employee benefit plans; development of compensation, leave and other employment policies and procedures; and general employer counseling.

Rob is a frequent speaker on various labor and employment law topics.

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management, 2003-2024 (listed for more than 20 years)
      • Lawyer of the Year (Syracuse), Employment Law - Management, 2019
      • Lawyer of the Year (Syracuse), Labor Law - Management, 2015; 2021
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
      • Top-Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Employment and Labor, 2023 (listed for more than 10 years)
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association

  • Co-Author, "1992 Survey of New York Employment Law," 44 Syracuse Law Review 243, 1993
  • Co-Author, "1991 Survey of New York Employment Law," 43 Syracuse Law Review 295, 1992
  • Co-Author, "Some of the More Exotic Risks Associated with Drug Testing," Proceedings of NYU's National Conference on Labor, 1989