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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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News + Updates

Erin Casey

Blog

New York Moves Closer to Allowing Hybrid Meetings for Public Bodies: Open Meeting Laws Still in Flux

I previously wrote in August 2021 about temporary changes to the open meeting laws in New York State due to the COVID-19 pandemic (“The Shifting Rules of Virtual Meetings in…

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Stacey Trien

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Employment Law Update: COVID Rules Still in Effect for Business

While we are all ready to put Covid in the rear-view mirror, unfortunately it is still impacting the workplace. Most Covid-related restrictions and laws have been lifted, but not all….

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Stacey Trien

Blog

New York’s New Electronic Monitoring Law Requires Notice to Employees

Adams Leclair Employment Alert: New York State employers are now required to put employees on notice prior to monitoring emails, internet use, and phone calls. On November 8, 2021, New…

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Erin Casey

Blog

What Creates Success for Working Parents? Flexibility!

Erin Casey is a litigator specializing in business and employment disputes with Adams Leclair LLP. She has found success and achieved professional goals while raising a family and working remotely. There…

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Anthony Adams

Blog

Living with the Construction Wage Theft Law: Know Your Options

It’s now the law in New York. Construction contractors may be sued, for up to three years, for the unpaid wages and benefits of their subcontractors’ employees, including liquidated damages…

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Robert Yawman

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Recent Appellate Decisions Analyzing No-Damage-For-Delay Provisions

It is no secret that construction projects frequently face delays. These delays lead to increased costs for contractors and subcontractors. As a result, construction contracts commonly include “no-damage-for-delay” provisions. These…

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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

Year Four Means Forward for Adams Leclair LLP

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Alana Roberts: Horse trainer, classic car racer and newest paralegal at Adams Leclair

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The Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes Adams Leclair Attorneys in 2023 Editions

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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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