Sharon P. Stiller - Rochester, NY
160 Linden OaksSuite ERochester, NY 14625
Rochester Employment Law Lawyer
Ms. Stiller is a fellow of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and is the author of two treatises on employment law, Employment Law in New York (West Group 2001) (Volume 13A of the New York State Practice Series) and the national treatise, Expert Witnesses: Employment Cases (Thomson West 2008-2009). She is an author for Practitioner Insights, a Thomson Reuters offering on the WestlawNext legal research platform. Practitioner Insights provides practical, focused analysis of specific legal issues by jurisdiction. Ms. Stiller has been appointed to the American Arbitration Association Panel of Neutrals for Employment Law, for both mediated and arbitrated claims. Ms. Stiller has lectured 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” from 2007-2013, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the Upstate New York area. She was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 and 2014 and selected to the inaugural list of Top Women in Law by The Daily Record. She has also served as an expert witness in the area of employment law. Ms. Stiller received a J.D. from Albany Law School where she was Notes Editor, Albany Law Review and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany. Ms. Stiller is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.
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