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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.

Our Attorneys

We stand with Buffalo.

Adams Leclair mourns the victims of the latest episode of mass gun violence in Buffalo and grieves for the families and all who knew and lost loved ones. We reject racially-motivated hate crimes and acts of violence. We join in the call to actively and urgently work towards resolution of the critical issues of racism, mental health, and gun violence.

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

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New Paralegal Joins Adams Leclair

Adams Leclair is pleased to welcome Olivia Staff of Penn Yan to our paralegal staff.    As a graduate of Nazareth College, Olivia joins the firm with degrees in Legal Studies…

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Anthony Adams

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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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Daily Record: Stacey Trien named to the Power 20 List for Labor and Employment Attorneys

  Partner Stacey Trien is among the 2022 Power 20 List for Labor and Employment Attorneys. The labor and employment attorneys on this list help companies navigate countless employment challenges…

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Erin Casey

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Court of Appeals Decision Broadens Scope of Deceptive Business Practices Claims Under GBL § 349

New York General Business Law § 349(a) prohibits “deceptive acts or practices in the conduct or any business, trade or commerce or in the furnishing of any service.” To assert…

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Anthony Adams

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Prevailing Rates for Private Work in 2022: Contractors Beware!

For years New York’s prevailing wage law has required contractors performing public construction work to pay their workers union scale wages and fringes. Beginning January 1, 2022, that requirement will…

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Published Article

Volume of Business Disputes Remains High

Managing Partner Steven Cole was featured in the Rochester Business Journal article “Volume of Business Disputes Remains High”. Click here to read the full article.

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Firm News

Amy Demanchick Named Paralegal of the Year 2022

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Paul Leclair Featured in the WDNY Monthly Mediator Spotlight

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Steven Cole Named to the Power 20 Litigation List

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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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