We represent clients in labor and employment, whistleblower, Social Security, New York State Retirement System and other disability benefit, Workers’ Compensation and personal injury cases. We also serve in an impartial capacity (arbitrator, mediator, hearing officer, referee, special master and guardian ad litem) in personal injury, labor/employment and Surrogates Court cases.
Phone: (585) 227-2070
Labor Law, Employment Law, Fired, Social Security Disability Benefits, Workers’ Compensation Benefits, Construction Accidents, Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma, New York State Retirement System Disability Benefits, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wistleblower, Severance, Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Overtime, Unlawful Discrimination, Mediation, Arbitration, Special Master
We are located in a single story professional building in the rear of the Ridgeway Park office park. The entrance to Ridgeway Park is on the north side of Ridgeway Avenue, just east of the Eastman Savings & Loan and a short distance west of Ridgeway F
We have won multiple awards for our legal and community work. We are a “Best Law Firm in America” in Employment Law–Individuals. AV rated for more than 10 years (means our work and ethics are of the highest quality as determined from a peer review of judges and lawyers), Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer (since 2013) and Client Distinction Award (2015), all from Martindale-Hubbell. We are particularly proud of the last award because it recognizes outstanding communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service and “value for the money.” Best Lawyer & Law Firm in America in Employment Law—Individuals since 2014. Based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer review survey comprising more than 6.7 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Super Lawyer in Workers’ Compensation since 2009. Based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Our principal (Steve Modica) is the Former President of the Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upstate New York Chapter. He received the Greater Rochester Award for Non Profit Board Leadership and the Norman Cohn Award for this work. Steve also received the Nathaniel Award (Champion of Justice & Community Service) and America’s Most Honored Professionals Award (recognizing him as in the Top 1% of the “Best of the Best” professionals including CEOs, doctors, attorneys, wealth managers, and etc.).