Clemente J. Parente

Clemente J. Parente: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Clemente J. Parente is Of Counsel in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis, P.C. He has nearly 25 years of litigation experience, and has been with Jackson Lewis since October 2012. Mr. Parente's practice concentrates on general employment litigation.

Mr. Parente has litigated cases before state and federal courts as well as various administrative agencies and arbitration panels, including claims of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, civil rights, breach of contract, restrictive covenant violations and wage-hour claims. He is a first chair litigator, with trial experience in state and federal courts, and appellate arguments in the Appellate Division for the Third and First Departments in New York.

Mr. Parente also counsels employers on various employment law matters as well as the development and implementation of preventive employment practices.

Mr. Parente served as an Administrative Law Judge for the New York Racing and Wagering Board form December 2009 - October 2012.


June 3, 2014

City of Rochester, NY, Passes 'Ban the Box' Law Prohibiting Employers from Inquiring into Applicants' Criminal Backgrounds

Prospective employers in Rochester, New York, will no longer be able to ask applicants to describe their criminal history in an employment application, and for a time thereafter. The City on May 20, 2014, enacted a “Ban the Box” Ordinance, which restricts the timing of these pre-employment inquiries. The Ordinance will...

Areas of Practice (2)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
518-512-8705  Phone
518-242-7730  Fax
University Attended:
Alfred University, B.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1989, New York; 1989, New York - N.D. N.Y.; 2007, New York - W.D. N.Y.; 2019, New York - S.D. N.Y.
Birth Information:

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