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John M. Bagyi

Employment and labor Attorney at Albany, NY

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  1. Employment and labor
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    John represents employers of all types and sizes in a variety of labor and employment contexts, including employment litigation in Federal and State courts, labor arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, strikes and picketing, and representation and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He also provides a broad range of employment-related training to executives, managers, supervisors, and employees.

    26 years

Recognized as one of the 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers by Lawdragon and one of the Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys by Human Resource Executive Magazine, John counsels and represents employers on labor and employment issues helping them achieve and maintain legal compliance, while improving employee engagement and workplace productivity. With years of experience advising employers in a broad range of industries, John provides his clients practical, real world advice, mindful of the need to balance the legal “ideal” with a client’s operational reality.

 

John focuses on:

 

  • Preventive counseling, training and policy development with regard to: sexual and other prohibited harassment; wage and hour compliance; social media; performance management, progressive discipline and terminations; recruiting, hiring and retention; reasonable accommodations and other ADA and FMLA issues; drugs and alcohol; employee handbooks; technology and privacy

 

  • General counseling concerning compliance with federal and state employment laws, including wage and hour and EEO compliance audits, and consultation on individual employment decisions

 

  • Workplace investigations relating to discrimination, harassment and retaliation, ethics violations and other workplace misconduct

 

  • Business transitions, such as mergers, acquisitions and reductions in force

 

  • Contracts/agreements including employment agreements, retention agreements, executive contracts, alternative dispute resolution, restrictive and other covenants, and severance plans and agreements

 

  • Administrative proceedings before the EEOC, Division of Human Rights, NLRB, and federal and state departments of labor
Licensed for 26 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1997
Updated 11/28/2022
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 12/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
22 Corporate Woods Blvd., Ste 501
Albany, NY, 12211

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Posted by Diane | April 28, 2014
Responsive, Knowledgeable, and Trustworthy
John Bagyi is incredibly responsive and knowledgeable regarding employment and labor law. He allows himself to get to know your business, culture, and tolerance for risk which allows him to provide legal advice that is individualized versus cookie-cutter, one-size-fits all. Being a SPHR, he understands how human resources professionals balance the every changing state and federal climate of employment and labor laws. He speaks our language.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member (Partner)
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • 2004 - Present
  • Deputy Managing Attorney
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • 2008 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • 1996 - 2003

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • State University of New York, Albany
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993

Associations

  • Capital Region Human Resource Association
  • Co-Chair, HR Leadership Program
  • 2006 - Present
  • New York State Society for Human Resource Management
  • General Counsel
  • 2005 - Present
  • College and University Personnel Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Capital Region Human Resource Association
  • Co-Chair HR Executive Briefing Series
  • 2004 - Present
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Albany Colonie Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-Chair, Capital Leadership Program
  • 2003 - 2005
  • Capital Region Human Resource Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Albany Law School National Alumni Association
  • Executive Committee
  • 2002 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • The Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
  • Human Resource Executive Magazine
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
  • Human Resource Executive Magazine
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
  • Human Resource Executive
  • 2016
  • Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
  • Human Resource Executive
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
  • Human Resource Executive
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
  • 2008
  • Who's Who in Emerging Leaders
  • Marquis
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
  • Who's Who in Emerging Leaders
  • Marquis
  • 2007
  • Who's Who in America
  • Maquis
  • 2007
  • Excellence in Alumni Service Award
  • Albany Law School, National Alumni Association
  • 2005
  • 40 Under Forty
  • Capital District Business Review
  • 2004
  • Associate Member of the Year
  • New York State Association of Health Care Providers
  • 2003
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Publications

  • New York Law Journal
  • What Employees Don't Know Hurts Everyone
  • 2014
  • Human Resources Encyclopedia, Pfeiffer
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • 2011
  • Professional Insurance Agents Magazine
  • Employee handbooks: a tool to avoid employer liability
  • 2004
  • New York State Society for Human Resource Management
  • Blowing the Whistle: Dealing with Sarbanes Oxley and Beyond
  • 2004
  • New York State Association of Health Care Providers
  • Union Organizing - what you need to know now
  • 2004
  • New York State Society for Human Resource Management
  • What HR Professionals Need To Know About HIPAA's Privacy Regulations
  • 2002
  • Capital District Business Review
  • Employee Handbooks Have Become A Necessary Tool For Employers
  • 2002
  • The Business Council of New York State
  • New Union Election Law Affects Some Employers
  • 2002
  • New York Employment Law & Practice
  • Employment Litigation in Upstate New York: Results of the Bond, Schoeneck & King Study
  • 2001
  • Albany Law Review
  • Board of Education of Kiryas Joel v. Grumet: Misconstruing the Status Quo as a Neutral Baseline
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Statewide Teleconference
  • ADA & FMLA Developments
  • 2009
  • HR Conference
  • Legal Update
  • 2009
  • Annual Conference
  • What Small Businesses Need to Know About Employment Law
  • 2009
  • Annual Conference & Exhibition
  • Workplace Harassment
  • 2008
  • HR Conference
  • Legal Issues Related to Sick Injured and Disabled Employees
  • 2008
  • Annual Conference
  • Workplace Investigations
  • 2006
  • Annual Conference
  • Background Checks
  • 2006
  • Human Resource Conference
  • HR Metrics
  • 2005
  • Annual Conference
  • Effectively Handling Employee Discipline Without Risking Legal Liability
  • 2004
  • Annual Conference
  • Employment Litigation
  • 2002
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Albany Employment and labor Lawyer John M. Bagyi
John M. Bagyi
Employment and labor Attorney
Albany, NY
Licensed for 26 years