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Stacey Trien

March 19, 2024

Adams Leclair Honors Women’s History Month

by Stacey Trien

In honor of women’s history month, I’d like to reflect on how a law firm can have an impact in supporting junior women as future leaders in the legal profession….

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March 11, 2024

The New Retainage Law: What Contractors Need to Know

by Anthony Adams

Late last year, New York passed a law that Legislators say will “reduce delays occurring in the release of retainage on private construction jobs.” The two features of the new…

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Kelly Geary

March 5, 2024

Adams Leclair LLP Adds Associate Kelly Geary

by Adams Leclair

As of March 4, 2024, Kelly Geary has joined Adams Leclair as an associate attorney in the firm. Kelly is an alumna of Union College and received her juris doctorate…

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Ted Baum

March 1, 2024

Adams Leclair LLP Welcomes New Partner Ted Baum

by Adams Leclair

As of March 1, 2024, Ted Baum officially joins the litigation firm of Adams Leclair LLP as a partner.  Ted has spent his entire legal career in the Rochester area…

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Stacey Trien

September 6, 2023

The Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling: What New York Employers Should Know

by Stacey Trien

In June 2023, the Supreme Court struck down affirmative action programs at the University of North Carolina and Harvard, effectively ending the consideration of race as a categorical factor in…

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Adams Leclair Summer Interns

June 4, 2023

SUMMER CLERKS ARRIVE AT ADAMS LECLAIR BRINGING CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE AND A DESIRE TO LEARN LITIGATION

by Adams Leclair

Rochester, N.Y.–Adams Leclair LLP is excited to welcome three talented law clerks and introduce them to construction law and business litigation as they continue their studies at their respective law…

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Attorney Dan Adams

December 20, 2022

Prevailing Wages Clarification in Proposed DOL Aggregate Hauling Rule

by Daniel Adams

Prevailing wages are not required to be paid to workers for time spent delivering aggregate from a quarry or plant to a public construction project. I have fielded some emails…

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Attorney Stacey Trien

November 9, 2022

Employers: It’s Time to Replace Your Mandatory Workplace Poster

by Stacey Trien

On October 20, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a new version of its mandatory workplace poster, titled “Know Your Rights.” The link to the new poster…

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Attorney Erin Casey

September 21, 2022

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

by Erin Casey

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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