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Rochester, NY 14614-1601
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We are Rochester’s Leading Labor & Employment Attorneys

The Rochester metropolitan area is the second largest regional economy in New York State and is an international center of higher education as well as medical and technological development. An established name in the Rochester market, employment attorney Blitman & King LLP has a diverse client base that relies on the firm for sophisticated advice on all matters of employment, employee benefits and labor law.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a First-Tier “Best Law Firm” for employment law in Rochester, New York, our employment attorneys’ experience and skill sets cover a wide variety of employment-related matters that include providing employment-related advice and handling employment controversies related to, among other things, employee severance, employment contract law, non-compete clauses and agreements, wrongful discharge, discrimination, overtime, wage payments, whistleblower claims, termination and executive disputes.

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Our Rochester employment attorneys have experience that covers all aspects of employee benefits law, including tax-qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans; non-qualified deferred compensation plans; insured and self-insured welfare benefit plans (including health, life insurance, disability, and individual account plans); cafeteria plans; executive compensation arrangements; and employment agreements.

Our labor lawyers represent Rochester’s largest private and public sector unions in developing positive, creative, forward-thinking practices that bring successful results in negotiating and enforcing the terms of collective bargaining agreements. The depth of experience of our Rochester labor lawyers is also unmatched in handling labor disputes. We represent unions with respect to, among other things, collective bargaining, NLRB proceedings, internal union governance and compliance, arbitration and mediation, litigation of labor disputes, general advice and counsel, union organizing, union elections, civil rights matters, unemployment compensation matters and duty of fair representation claims.

Our employment attorneys in Rochester have also gained national attention by representing clients in complex controversies. These controversies take a variety of forms including arbitration, class actions, individual and collective litigation, mediation (formal and informal), and government investigations, audits, administrative proceedings and enforcement actions. Our Rochester litigators are comprehensively trained employment, employee benefits and labor practitioners; they are not general practice litigators.


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