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Client goals must be understood to be achieved. Adams Leclair seeks first to understand and then to execute. Our clients have come to expect personalized and attentive service, with unwavering dedication to achieving client goals.

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Practice Areas

Our practice is focused on achieving client goals. We have extensive experience in a variety of practice areas, including business and commercial litigation, construction law and litigation, employment, municipal law and real property taxation, and trusts and estates litigation. We also provide alternative dispute resolution services such as mediation and arbitration.

Business & Commercial Litigation

Adams Leclair guides clients through high-stakes litigation and negotiations in business disputes.

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Construction Law & Litigation

Adams Leclair Construction Law and Litigation attorneys work with industry participants to avoid and manage conflicts, including litigation that arises in the complex field of construction, whether those conflicts are contractual, regulatory or relational.

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Employment Law

Adams Leclair Employment attorneys are a full-service team providing employers with proactive counsel and representation across a full range of human resource issues and employee disputes.

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Municipal & Real Property Taxation

Adams Leclair Municipal & Real Property Taxation attorneys are well-versed and experienced at handling the various range of issues faced by municipalities and other public agencies.

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Trusts & Estates Litigation

Adams Leclair attorneys regularly provide representation to trustees, executors, administrators, and beneficiaries in estate litigation.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Attorneys in Adams Leclair's ADR practice group are regularly called upon to provide mediation and arbitration services in complex disputes.

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Updates

Attorney Erin Casey

News

Bringing Timely Claims for Breaches of Sales and Service Contracts

Practitioners bringing claims for breach of contract must overcome the initial hurdle of a timely claim. Determining the applicable statute of limitations for a breach of contract action in New…

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Attorney Dan Adams

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Update on NYS Labor Law 220-I and Contractor/Subcontractor Registry Requirement

As of December 30, 2024, no contractor may submit a bid for public work in New York (or for private work where prevailing wages are required) unless it is registered…

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Robert Yawman promoted to Partner at Adams Leclair LLP

As of June 2, 2024, Robert P. Yawman has officially joined the partnership of Adams Leclair after serving as an associate for the firm since 2016. Rob’s practice focuses on…

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Legal Challenges to the FTC’s “Final Rule” Banning Non-Compete Clauses

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the Non-Compete Clause Rule (the “Final Rule”) on April 23, 2024, with an expected effective date of September 4, 2024. The Final Rule deems…

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Meet the Adams Leclair 2024 Summer Associates: Denice Cioara and Julia Biehler

Adams Leclair LLP is thrilled to have two summer associates working for the firm from May until August of 2024. Both women have experience with medical science and technology, and…

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Lauren Maddox installed to GRAWA Board of Directors

Associate Lauren Maddox has been installed to the Board of Directors of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) for the 2024-2025 term. Lauren is co-chairing the Diversity Equity…

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Published Article

Advocate’s View: Appellate Courts Reject Commercial Tenant Attempts to Avoid Rent Obligations

During the Covid outbreak in 2020, New York and several other states issued restrictions on in-person business operations in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus. These measures significantly impacted commercial real estate as tenants struggled to pay rent to their landlords.  While these restrictions first went into place nearly two-and-a-half years ago, courts are still dealing with the repercussions. In a series of appellate decisions this past summer, New York courts consistently sided with landlords and rejected…

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Firm News

Adams Leclair Welcomes New Hire Catalina McHugh

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New Legacy to Begin for Adams Leclair in Legacy Tower

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Best Law Firms® recognizes Adams Leclair for Multiple Practice Areas in Rochester-NY Metro

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High Standards and Collaboration

We pride ourselves on a professional culture that is based on teamwork and mutual support. Adams Leclair seeks to promote the professional development and leadership skills of its team members by offering appropriate opportunities for growth and responsibility under the supervision of highly experienced legal practitioners.

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