Experienced Partner Joins Hiscock & Barclay's Growing Labor & Employment Practice in Syracuse
Syracuse, New York - January 21, 2014 - Michael J. Sciotti has joined Hiscock & Barclay, LLP as a Partner, fortifying the firm’s growing 22-lawyer Labor & Employment practice.
Sciotti joins the firm’s labor and employment group with a practice spanning more than two decades handling investigations, labor audits, jury trials, supervisory and employee training, and claims under federal and state labor and human rights laws. Resident in the Syracuse office, he will work as part of a firm-wide labor and employment group, serving business clients he has represented for decades as well as many new clients of the firm. Sciotti joins Hiscock & Barclay from Hancock Estabrook, LLP, where he had worked as a lawyer for 20 years.
Sciotti is a frequent speaker and author of articles on labor and employment issues. In addition, his pro bono work has earned him service awards from the Onondaga County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and, in 2012, he was named an Empire State Council member by the state bar for his pro bono services.
“Michael’s work in labor and employment has earned him a great reputation,” said Hiscock & Barclay Labor & Employment Practice Area Chair Larry Oppenheimer. “We are very happy to have him on our Labor & Employment team. It is a practice that has been exploding for us recently, and his expertise will provide some welcome additional bench strength to an otherwise very busy group.”
“I could not be more pleased with the opportunity Hiscock & Barclay has offered me to grow my practice taking advantage of the firm’s 10-office regional platform and broad client base,” Sciotti said.
Sciotti graduated summa cum laude from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law with a juris doctorate and summa cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law with a masters of laws.
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, listed as a “Top 250 Firm” by The National Law Journal, is a full-service, 210-attorney law firm, with offices throughout the major cities of New York State, as well as in Boston, Washington, Newark, N.J. and Toronto, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base in 30 practice areas.