|Banking Law||Business Law|
|Civil Trial Practice||Environmental Law|
|General Practice||Health Care Law|
|Insurance Defense||Labor and Employment Law|
|Real Estate Law||Tax Law|
|Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate|
About this office:
The firm of Underberg & Kessler LLP was founded in 1926, representing large and small businesses. During the past 88 years, we have worked for clients ranging from modest retail establishments to national and international companies, from local family-owned businesses to publicly held corporations. We are pleased to represent clients of all sizes either as general counsel or on a project-by-project basis. The firm consists of 40 lawyers in Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, Newark, and Geneseo, New York, and serves clients before State and Federal courts across upstate New York.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice. Corporate and Business Law, including Mergers and Acquisitions, Finance, Securities, Banking, Venture Capital, State and Federal Taxation, Employee Benefits, Health Care, Technology Matters and Intellectual Property. Civil Litigation in all State and Federal Courts, including Corporate, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Labor and Employment, Products Liability, Toxic Torts, Environmental, Insurance and Construction, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Medical Malpractice and Insurance Coverage. Real Estate, including Development, Zoning and Land Use, Financing, Leasing, Syndication and Environmental Matters. Trusts and Estates. Municipal Law including Capital Project Development and Finance.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
More Minimum Wage Increases Could Be Coming in 2016
Alina Nadir, February 6, 2015
As all New York employers are aware, New York’s minimum wage increased to $8.75 per hour as of December 31, 2014 and is scheduled to increase to $9.00 per hour on December 31, 2015.
Other Labor & Employment Law Changes For 2015
Paul F. Keneally, February 6, 2015
If you employ an emergency responder (firefighter/ambulance worker) and a formal state of emergency is declared, you must grant the employee's request to perform his or her emergency responder duties during the emergency. The leave need not be paid, but the employee may use his or her PTO.
Use Caution When Checking an Applicant's Social Media
Alina Nadir, December 10, 2014
Last week, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and National Labor Relations Board officials cautioned employers who check prospective employees’ social media during the hiring process. Any personal details or opinions discovered on a prospective employees’ social media should...
Year Established: 1926