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Lawrence Michael Ordway

Business Attorney at Syracuse, NY

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also known as Micha, Lawrence Micha Ordway Jr.

  • State Years
    New York - NY 26 years
    Massachusetts - MA 25 years
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1998
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State MA
    Acquired 1998
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

About Lawrence

Learn Lawrence’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Other

  2. Alimony

  3. Appeals
    Appeals related to commercial litigation and employment disputes.

    26 years

  4. Arbitration
    Arbitration with the AAA in a variety of matters including commercial disputes.

    26 years

  5. Bankruptcy and debt

  6. Business

  7. Civil rights

  8. Class action

  9. Constitutional

  10. Contracts and agreements

  11. Corporate and incorporation

  12. Defective and dangerous products

  13. Discrimination

  14. Employment and labor
    Employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment and hostile work environment claims along with employment arbitrations and wage and hour disputes under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law. Prepare Employment contracts.

    26 years

  15. Environmental and natural resources

  16. Family

  17. General practice

  18. Intellectual property

  19. Litigation
    Complex commercial litigation, breach of contract, shareholder disputes, derivative actions, qui tam claims and other business disputes.

    26 years

  20. Native peoples law

  21. Partnership

  22. Personal injury



Hard work, tenacity, grit, compassion and intregity are qualities that I bring to the cases that I handle for my clients.  I will work tenaciously to achieve results no matter how complex or difficult the case.  My experience includes representing clients in complex commercial litigation matters, breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes, products liability claims, qui tam actions and other types of commerical litigation in state and federal court.  I also handle discrimination and retaliation actions brought under federal and state discrimination laws as well as wage and hour disputes brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York State Labor Law.   





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Bousquet Holstein PLLC
110 West Fayette Street
One Lincoln Center, Suite 1000
Syracuse, NY, 13202-1188


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  • Hourly Rates $ 165-500 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Bousquet Holstein PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Bousquet Holstein PLLC
  • 1900 - Present
  • Associate
  • Hiscock Barclay
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Attorney
  • United States District Court NDNY
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Attorney
  • United States Disctrict Court NDNY
  • 1998 - 2000
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  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Hamilton College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Lockhart v. SMS, et al.
  • resolved via mediation
  • ESC v. SMS
  • Claims dismissed on Summary Judgment
  • Whiting Turn Contracting Co. v. California Fruit Markets et al
  • Court granted partial summary judgment in favor of client on cause of action for an account stated in the amount of 1.2 million dollars. Remaining claims resolved following trial.
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  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 40 Under 40
  • Syracuse Greater 40 Under 40
  • 2007
  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A


Speaking Engagements

  • Hiring and Terminating and Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (0)
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Litigation Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Micha is a superb litigator with a wide-ranging and comprehensive skillset. He is a meticulous and effective writer, with a superior ability to distill and convey complex legal concepts. He does this in a variety of areas of law. He invests himself in his clients' matters in order to achieve their goals, and does not sacrifice any professionalism in getting there. Micha is a practitioner who helps maintain the high standards of our bar."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Micha since our days as law clerks. He is a bright, talented, motivated and hard-working attorney and an extremely skilled litigator. He is responsive to his clients' needs and always professional to his colleagues. It pleases me very much to recommend him without reservation."
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