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What the team is known for Recognized as one of the leading labor and employment practices in upstate New York, with deep expertise in traditional labor matters and employment litigation. Advises an impressive roster of clients including Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, municipalities and medical centers. Handles labor relations, including collective bargaining, contract negotiation and arbitration, as well as a broad range of discrimination claims. Able to call upon the wider expertise of the immigration and employee benefits practice groups.
Strengths"The team is outstanding and is a leader in the field due to its breadth of experience," one source comments.
A further interviewee considers it "an excellent firm."
Laura Harshbarger has substantial experience advising a wide range of employers on matters including labor standards and discrimination claims. She is particularly adept at representing employers from the manufacturing, education and healthcare sectors.
Randall Odza provides counsel to employers in connection with antidiscrimination laws and collective bargaining agreements, among other matters. Interviewees describe him as "an extremely smart attorney who is loved by clients."