Daniel P. Forsyth - Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC

Daniel P. Forsyth

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 716-566-2836

Daniel is a Labor and Employment Law attorney and the Managing Attorney of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC's Buffalo Office. He represents employers in National Labor Relations Board proceedings including unfair labor practice charges and over 25 union organizing campaigns. Daniel has extensive experience in labor arbitration, collective bargaining, jurisdictional disputes, strikes, picketing and injunction proceedings.

Daniel regularly appears before various federal and state agencies, including: the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, New York State Division of Human Rights, New York State Department of Labor and New York State Workers' Compensation Board. He practices at all levels of state and federal courts in litigation involving employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, restrictive covenants, motions to stay arbitration, duty of fair representation and injunctions.

Daniel advises clients on all areas of federal and New York Labor and Employment Law, including: litigation avoidance, large-scale reductions in force (RIF's), transfer of bargaining unit work, managing employees' medical leaves of absence, drug and alcohol testing, severance agreements, performance improvement programs (PIP's), reasonable accommodation of disabled workers, discipline and documentation, complex workplace investigations, wage and hour issues, subcontracting of union work, plant closings and employee handbooks.

As chief spokesman in collective bargaining, Daniel has successfully negotiated labor contracts with: the CWA, Teamsters, UAW, United Steelworkers, IUOE, Printing Pressman, SEIU, Metal Polishers, DETA and CSEA.

Daniel is an instructor for Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is a frequent lecturer on Employment and Labor Law topics before various groups including: the New York Management Attorneys Conference, Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Canisius College, Niagara University, Olean Area Industrial Management Council, Labor and Employment Relations Association, New York State Department of Labor, American Arbitration Association, Job Service Employer Committee, Council on Education in Management, Society for Human Resource Management, New York Employee Benefits Conference, Lorman Education Services, ADP Workplace Blueprints and National Business Institute.

Dartmouth CollegeBA 1976Cornell University's New York School of Industrial and Labor RelationsState University of New York at Buffalo Law SchoolJ.D. 1981
American Bar AssociationNew York State Bar AssociationErie County Bar AssociationNew York Management Attorneys Conference

Office Location

Avant Building, Suite 900
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202-2107
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Buffalo Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Buffalo Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Buffalo Metro Area
Daniel P. Forsyth has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Daniel P. Forsyth has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Daniel P. Forsyth has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment