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Adams Leclair LLP is a litigation law firm that concentrates its practice in commercial and construction advocacy throughout upstate New York. Founded in 2019, our Rochester, New York-based firm brings together the construction litigation practitioners from Adams Bell Adams, PC and the experienced commercial litigators from Leclair Korona Cole, LLC. We provide specialized counsel, honed by decades of experience in state and federal courts, trial and appellate. We represent clients in various administrative tribunals from local planning boards and boards of assessment review to state and federal agencies including the New York State Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board. Our practice areas include employment, municipal, real property tax, estate and trust litigation. Our experience as litigators makes us uniquely capable of helping our clients structure their business affairs in ways that anticipate and avoid conflict and we are proud of the reputation we have earned among our peers and our clients for vigorous advocacy and effective representation.
Associate, Jared Cook, discusses a recent Supreme Court ruling that held a state constitutional provision that forbids public funding of religious schools violates the First Amendment. Many states, including New York, have this prohibition in their constitutions. What is the potential impact of this ruling, and how will states contend with the continuing validity of these prohibitions in the wake of Espinoza?
Read more about it here.
We’ve now passed the three-month anniversary of the COVID-19 Pause requirements in New York State, and businesses are beginning to re-open. Partner, Stacey E. Trien, discusses the top five issues for employers to consider as we move into the summer.
In a Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act case concerning a motorhome, a Connecticut federal court granted the motion of Mary Jo Korona and Jeremy Sher to exclude the plaintiff’s expert appraisal and award summary judgment to the defendant. Read the decision here.
This was our second successful result in the case, after winning an earlier motion to dismiss two other defendants for lack of personal jurisdiction.
We regularly defend warranty and revocation cases in state and federal courts, as well as Lemon Law arbitrations. If your business faces these kinds of claims, let us know. We can help.