Bond, Schoeneck & King is recognized as one of the leading labor and employment practices in upstate New York, with deep expertise in traditional labor matters and employment litigation. The firm advises an impressive roster of clients including Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, municipalities and medical centers. The group also handles labor relations, including collective bargaining, contract negotiation and arbitration, as well as a broad range of discrimination claims. The team is able to call upon the wider expertise of the immigration and employee benefits practice groups.
"Bond, Schoeneck & King is top of the heap. Colleges and universities are a particular strength of the practice."
"The practice has strong knowledge, and lawyers are well prepared and well versed in a broad range of subjects across labor and employment."
Bond, Schoeneck & King represented Universal Instruments Corporation and Hover-Davis in an unfair dismissal claim brought by a former employee alleging disability discrimination.
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. "She is careful and thoughtful. I am impressed with her work and she is easy to deal with."
Randall Odza provides counsel to employers in connection with antidiscrimination laws and collective bargaining agreements, among other matters. "His experience in traditional labor is vast and deep."