Albany, NY Labor and Employment Lawyers

Albany, New York

At Tully Rinckey, our Albany employment lawyers have experience helping employees and employers with their unique employment matters. Our attorneys understand the legal implications and human cost of your issue and will handle your situation with the tact and attentiveness it deserves.

Our Mission

At Tully Rinckey, our team of New York State labor and employment lawyers represents both employees and employers in their workplace disputes.

As one of New York State’s leading labor and employment law firms, our Albany employment lawyers have decades of experience throughout the Capital Region. We practice in Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Rensselaer, Columbia, Warren, Schoharie, and Greene counties, and we’re familiar with the courts and judges in each of them. We represent clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies involving employment, benefits, discrimination claims, and other labor issues.

Tully Rinckey’s labor and employment lawyers have appeared before the EEO, EEOC, NYDHR, State Courts, Federal Courts, appellate courts, and arbitration tribunals to advocate for our clients. Our experience in handling over a thousand cases before multiple courts have provided an appreciation that although patterns exist, each workplace dispute comes with its own particular challenges.

Whether as an employee or employer, your needs will receive our highest care and attention, and we’ll deliver a practical solution that meets your needs.

What We Do

Representing Employees

If your rights as an employee have been violated in your workplace or by your employer, we’re here to help.

Our experienced Albany labor and employment lawyers frequently assist individuals on an array of different legal matters, including but not limited to those pertaining to:

  • Wrongful discharge/wrongful termination;
  • Whistleblower cases;
  • Wage and hour/overtime;
  • Retaliation;
  • Discrimination;
  • Military discrimination in employment; and
  • Sexual harassment/Quid pro quo.

If you believe you’ve been discriminated against or otherwise aggrieved by your employer, tight timelines exist for you to obtain relief. We’ll evaluate your situation and recommend the best approach to resolve employment matters so you can receive a fair and just resolution to your employment matter.

Representing Employers

Our Albany employment lawyers have decades of experience assisting employers in crafting benefits plans, developing policies and communications, and resolving employee claims. We’re committed to your enterprise and staff’s well-being by handling employment situations promptly and in confidence.

Our Albany employment lawyers are here to address your needs and craft fair and effective solutions for you and your employees. We do so informally where possible but are prepared to defend your position in state and federal courts in the Capital District while maintaining confidentiality and discretion at all times. Our employer-related services include, but are not limited to:

  • Preventative counseling;
  • Workplace investigations;
  • Employer handbooks;
  • Employment contracts;
  • Executive compensation agreements; and
  • FLSA compliance.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

With the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), New York has added another protection for pregnant workers, requiring employers with more than 15 employees to offer reasonable accommodations to workers with limitations due to pregnancy.

To learn more about what reasonable accommodations might be offered by Albany employers, what other federal/state laws might apply to pregnant workers, or what avenues for recourse you might have if you were discriminated against due to your pregnancy, please visit our subpage on the topic here.

Our New York State Labor and Employment Law Team

Our experienced and trial-tested New York State labor and employment lawyers are ready to assist you today. Our Albany employment law practice is led by attorney Allen Shoikhetbrod. Allen has represented clients before numerous administrative agencies and at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts. Joining Allen in our New York State practice includes a list of other experienced and recognized attorneys, including:

Why Choose Tully Rinckey?

At Tully Rinckey, we understand that issues concerning your employment or business can have a drastic and long-lasting impact on your life. For that reason, we make sure each case is our top priority.

Tully Rinckey PLLC has been recognized by Best Lawyers as a “Best Law Firm” in Employment Law; we have been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell; and we have been recognized by AVVO as “Top Attorneys.” Moreover, our attorneys have been selected by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

To find out more about what Tully Rinckey has accomplished or why so many choose to turn to Tully Rinckey when it comes to handling their legal matters, follow or connect with us on our blogFacebookTwitterYouTube, and LinkedIn pages.

Are you Due or Owed Unpaid Wages?

If you are owed wages or any other monies by a current or former employer, allow our attorneys to help get what is owed to you. Please complete our wage and hour intake form to get started:

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To schedule an initial consultation with a member of our experienced team, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 8885294543 or You can also book your consultation online via the link below.
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When you choose Tully Rinckey PLLC, you aren’t just assigned an attorney. Your legal matter will be cared for by our entire legal team and support staff. With offices throughout the United States, we make sure you receive legal counsel and representation you can trust.

Commitment to Our Clients

Our team-oriented philosophy encourages open and ongoing communication with every attorney, paralegal, and other support staff working with each client ensures we understand their goals. Our commitment to you means meeting your objectives, working attentively and persistently toward your success, and efficiently adjusting to your changing needs.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility

At Tully Rinckey, we work relentlessly to ensure our ethical standards and level of professionalism surpass what is expected of us by our clients and the court. Our high ethical principles call us to treat clients with respect, offer affordability to members of the communities we serve, and provide composed and dignified representation.

Our Experience

Our highly knowledgeable law team comes to the table with attorneys who have 20 to 30 years of experience representing hundreds of clients. With hundreds of years of combined experience in appellate, international and U.S. business and corporate commercial law, litigation, criminal law, immigration, bankruptcy, employment law, estate planning, our team has what it takes to ensure your success.

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