Plattsburgh, New york

Labor & Employment Law


Employment law encompasses many topics, and Stafford Owens advises employers on a broad range of labor and employment law matters, including:

  • Equal opportunity laws
  • Regulatory matters, including EEOC, Division of Human Rights, Department of Labor and other state and federal agencies
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Hiring, Restrictive Covenants and Employment Contracts
  • Separation
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Employee Discipline
  • Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • Executive Agreements for both Employers and Executives

Labor and employment law is one of our main focus areas at Stafford Owens. You can trust that our attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced in all employment law matters.

Member Jacqueline Kelleher also conducts seminars on employment-related issues for business groups. Stafford Owens frequently provides training for companies including the areas of legal updates, anti-harassment, supervisory training and policy development.


If you are an employer, we will assist you in developing workplace practices consistent with current laws, and advise how to avoid future difficulties in the workplace.

Our attorneys are experienced counseling clients the following areas:

• Review and development of policies and procedures for employers

  • Employment agreements
  • Representation before administrative agencies (State and Federal courts)
  • Risk Management
  • Contract negotiations and labor relations
  • Termination agreements

• Employment litigation GO TO PAGE

• Training for managers and employees

Stafford Owens attorneys have extensive experience in both Federal and State courts as well as administrative proceedings and arbitration before the New York State Division of Human Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the State and Federal Departments of Labor.

We offer professional legal advice and representation to help you better understand and comply with labor and employment laws, regulations and best practices.

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