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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

Emily Uhlig

Blog

New York Raises the Bar for General Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations

When can an out-of-state corporation be sued in New York State?  New York’s highest court recently weighed in determining when courts have general jurisdiction over out-of-state corporations.  To bring a…

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Robert Yawman

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Fixing the Damages in Advance: Recent Case Law Involving Liquidated Damages Provisions

These pre-determined amounts, known as “liquidated damages”, commonly appear in real estate contracts, where the actual damages suffered from a breach are difficult to quantify. For example, a contract may…

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Erin Casey

Blog

Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act in New York

Real estate litigators are probably aware of New York’s adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act (“UPHPA” or the “Act”) that became effective on December 6, 2019, and…

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Anthony Adams

Blog

Issues With Construction Contractors’ Warranties – Part 2

A previous article cautions construction companies about “warranty” and “correction of work” provisions that may extend their warranty obligations well beyond the one- or two-year period that most contractors believe they’ve…

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Anthony Adams

Blog

Issues With Construction Contractors’ Warranty Obligations – Part 1

Contractual warranty obligations can be an unexpected source of risk and expense for construction companies. The duration of typical warranties, the scope of many such warranties and the extent they…

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Dan Adams

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Substantial Completion Bill Signed Into Law

New York continues to provide legislation designed to speed up payment to contractors. Following on the heels of Prompt Pay Act, (albeit eleven years later) Governor Cuomo signed into law…

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Published Article

Advocate’s View: Mediations — What Will Happen When “Normal” Comes?

As the pandemic continues to challenge and change the way we work across all industries, many of us are growing increasingly impatient with the wait for “normal.” Will we ever get back to normal in the court system? What will normal even look like when we get there? In fact, is normal something we should go back to, or should we simply be looking forward for the answer? There are a few realities to consider when it comes to the…

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Firm News

Welcome Jenna Liguori to Adams Leclair

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Adams Leclair Attorneys Cross Paths with Dinosaurs to Support RMSC

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Class of 2022: The Best Lawyers in America©, Repeat Honors for Eight Adams Leclair Attorneys

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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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