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
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.
Be Careful When Limiting Personal Use of Company Email Systems
Alina Nadir, March 4, 2015
The NLRB recently overturned previous precedent that provided that employees had no statutory right to use employer provided email for activities covered by Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Employer Purple Communications, Inc. provided email accounts for its employees but prohibited...
The Surprisingly Complex Issue of What Qualifies as Compensable Work Time
Paul F. Keneally, March 4, 2015
The United States Supreme Court weighed in this week under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding the increasingly complex issue of what activities towards the beginning and end of workdays constitute “work,” thereby requiring employers to pay employees for the time spent on...
Year Established: 1926