Mr. DiLorenzo has practiced Labor and Employment Law for 30 years and is Managing Partner of the firm's New York City and Garden City Offices.
Mr. DiLorenzo represents employers and management in all aspects of labor and employment law. His areas of expertise include collective bargaining, workplace investigations, NLRB proceedings, labor audits, supervisory training, wage and hour issues, arbitration, jury trials in both state and federal courts, wage incentive plans, OFCCP audits and proceedings, employment litigation before the EEOC and the Human Rights Division and alternative dispute resolution techniques. Mr. DiLorenzo also serves several insurance companies as panel counsel (e.g., AIG and Chubb) with respect to employment litigation matters. From 2002-2004, he served as General Counsel and Secretary to Agway, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company.
Mr. DiLorenzo recently co-authored the FDCC Quarterly article entitled Employers' Settlement Agreements with Departing Employees Under Attack, Vol. 57, No. 3, Spring 2007. He also co-authored a complete guide for business managers and HR professionals written in plain English entitled, What Every Business Manager and HR Professional Should Know About ... Federal Labor and Employment Laws and a two volume treatise entitled Corporate Counseling (1988) and was a contributing author to Public Sector Labor Law (1988). Mr. DiLorenzo is also on the editorial board of the two volume treatise entitled New York Civil Practice Before Trial (2001). He has authored and co-authored numerous articles on various labor and employment law topics. Mr. DiLorenzo's published articles include: "Enforcing Employer-Employee Arbitration Agreements After Circuit City", 18 Fordham University Law Journal 27 (2001); "Forging a Strategy to Combat Sympathy Strikes", 29 Syracuse Law Review 847 (1978); "Mid Term Bargaining Over Unit Work Transfers", 45 CCH Labor Law Journal No. 7 (1994); "The Growing Menace: Violence in the Workplace", 67 New York State Bar Journal 1 (Jan. 1995); "Civility and Professionalism", 68 New York State Bar Journal No. 1 (Jan. 1996); "Workers' Compensation Discrimination in New York: Is It Really LoDolce Vita?", 32 New York State Bar Journal 220 (June 1982); "Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment After Ellerth and Faragher", 6 Duke University of Gender Law & Policy No. 1 (1999); two articles on Title IX and Intercollegiate Athletics, 6 Journal of College and University Law 61 (1980); "Screening Applicants for a Safer Workplace", HR Magazine, p. 55 (March 1995); "After-Acquired Evidence in Employment Discrimination Cases", 19 New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Newsletter No. 2 (1994); and "Employer's Responsibilities Under 1986 Immigration Act and COBRA", The CPA Journal p. 32 (May 1988). In May of 1996 Mr. DiLorenzo was interviewed extensively in a Forbes Magazine cover story on Sexual Harassment. In their January 2003 issue, the Corporate Legal Times described him as the "Great Negotiator". He was also featured in the United Educator's video entitled "Sexual Harassment in Academia, No Real Winners", and has been quoted in several publications including Business Week.
Mr. DiLorenzo has been a key speaker at numerous seminars throughout the United States and other countries on a wide variety of Labor and Employment Law topics. In addition, he has lectured to: various university groups, including the College and University Personnel Association; local, state and national SHRM Conferences; and a number of national and regional business associations.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC is ranked among the top 200 law firms in the United States based on revenue (Am Law 200®), but our legacy stretches back to our humble boutique in Upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. From there we have expanded to nine offices dotting New York State, with arms in Florida and Kansas, housing more than 270 attorneys—all without sacrificing that small-firm feel. Clients say that our attorneys are a pleasure to talk to. From the moment you pick up the phone for a consultation you’ll get a sense of our collegial atmosphere; there is a reason some of our present clients can be traced back to the early 20th Century.
Bond’s Labor and Employment Law practice is ranked in Band 4 by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business®. Only seven firms in the nation are ranked higher. Our labor and employment attorneys are consistently engaged in thought leadership. In addition to our flagship “Workplace” conference – a state-wide, annual, full-day seminar on current issues facing employers – our attorneys showcase their knowledge to clients and peers on a consistent basis, presenting near-weekly lectures and webinars, publishing on our blog sites, and speaking on panels. In addition, a number of our members actively serve as members and chairs of committees within their respective state bar associations.
We are proud to showcase our practice group organization, structured to enable the greatest possible range of service to our employer-side clients. Our practice group of more than 70 labor and employment lawyers – with 14 selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® – is able, at a moment’s notice, to engage the prowess of our Intellectual Property and Technology team, conference in our lawyers in Litigation and Cybersecurity, or consult with our Environmental and Energy team – all in the effort of providing comprehensive representation to our clients. Simply put, we marshal our experience and firm atmosphere into a platform of comfort and security for our clients.
Our clientele is as varied as our practice areas. We represent multinational Fortune 500 corporations, regional and small businesses, technology and finance firms, higher education and health care institutions, school districts, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations. We counsel, train and represent employer-side clients through the labyrinth of statutes and regulations, and zealously represent their interests before state and federal courts and administrative bodies, including the EEOC, Department of Labor, OFCCP, OSHA, NLRB and INS, together with their state branches.
It is the collective philosophy of our firm to expeditiously cater to the ongoing needs of our clients while actively anticipating their needs of the future. We have worked hard in developing Bond into one of the nation’s top 200 law firms: collegial, competent and committed.
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