Rochester, New York – September 4, 2013 – Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP, today announced that Sharon P. Stiller, Partner at the firm, has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of Employment Law.
Best Lawyers, publishers of the annual Best Lawyers in America©, is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Selection for inclusion is based on an exhaustive survey in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
Ms. Stiller advises businesses and executives about labor law compliance, represents businesses in federal and state labor department audits, and litigates employment matters, including state and federal discrimination, contract, confidentiality, non-compete, and similar claims.
She also helps businesses audit their employment practices, and drafts employment contracts, policies, and separation and release agreements. Ms. Stiller lectures about employment law for the New York State Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association, and other organizations.
Ms. Stiller has been recognized for her legal work and community service, and received the Kate Stoneman award from Albany Law School, the Raymond J. Pauley Award, from the Monroe County Bar Association, and the Rochester Women's Network's "W" Award. She has been named one of the top 25 Women Lawyers in Western New York. Ms. Stiller has been designated a “Super Lawyer” in 2007 - 2013, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the Upstate New York area. She has also served as an expert witness in the area of employment law, and is the author of “Employment Law in New York”, volume 13A of the New York Practice Series.
“It is an honor to have been selected by my peers to be included in the 2014 Best Lawyers in America edition,” said Ms. Stiller. “Employment law has for a long time been central to my practice and I’m proud that my accomplishments in this arena are recognized by this group of well regarded professionals.”
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