Profile

For nearly 50 years, Terry has been a presence on the labor and employment law stage in New York State.

During the course of his career, Terry has represented some of the largest municipalities in the State of New York, including Nassau County, Westchester County, the cities of Buffalo, Yonkers and Mount Vernon, and regularly handles high-profile disciplinary proceedings, including an Education Law Section 3020-a case that imposed the highest fine in the history of the State ($100,000). 

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2006-2022 (listed for more than 15 years)
      • Best Lawyers - Long Island,  Litigation - Labor and Employment, Lawyer of the Year, 2022
      • Best Lawyers - Long Island,  Employment Law - Management, Lawyer of the Year, 2017, 2020
      • Best Lawyers - Long Island, Labor Law - Management, Lawyer of the Year, 2018 
    • Long Island Business News, 2016 Leadership in Law Honoree
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • New York Super Lawyers, 2021, Employment & Labor (listed for more than 10 years)
    • Who's Who in Labor Law 2014
  • New York State Bar Association, Executive Board, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • St. Thomas More Scholar (Full Law School Tuition Scholarship)

  • Arbitrators Review, New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association, Inc. Annual Training Conferences
  • Public Sector Interest Arbitration: An Overview of the New Amendments to the Taylor Law, Thoughts on their Impact and Other Possible Improvements, Labor and Employment Relations Association - NYC Chapter
  • Judicial Review of PERB (Public Employment Relations Board) and Public Sector Arbitration Decisions, NYSBA Labor & Employment Law Section Fall Meeting, Niagara Falls, Canada

  • Quoted in "Long Beach, Garden City reduce number of paid firefighters," Long Island Business Journal, June 5, 2016

  • Past President, NY State Public Employer Labor Relations Association