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.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
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
Employers Can be on the Hook When a Non-Employee Harasses
Alina Nadir, August 20, 2015
A recent jury verdict in a federal lawsuit serves as a good reminder to employers that when an employee is facing harassment from a customer or outside party, the employer must take steps to protect that employee. The employer’s responsibility to its employee does not cease simply because the...
New Overtime Proposals Unveiled
Jennifer A. Shoemaker, July 15, 2015
The Department of Labor finally unveiled information on its website last week relating to its upcoming proposed rules that will expand overtime pay regulations to cover an additional 5 million people and raise the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act White...
Another Social Media Blog...
Jennifer A. Shoemaker, March 4, 2015
Social media remains in the forefront at the NLRB, and to reiterate, the National Labor Relations Act applies to union and non-union workforces alike. As such, employees can discuss their pay, benefits, work conditions, etc. on social media and it will be considered protected activity.
Year Established: 1926