Corporate Law


At the Ward Arcuri Law Firm, we believe that small businesses should be able to receive the same quality of legal services as the large corporations. We also believe that your business needs personal attention and legal advice that is cost-effective. Michael Arcuri focuses on providing services that are tailored to the needs of your business, whether you are an entrepreneur at the startup stage, planning for growth, preparing for a transition, or anything in between. We provide the following corporate law services…  

  • Business entity selection (C-Corp, S-Corp, LLC, PLLC, LLP or D/B/A) and formation
  • Industry specific compliance  
  • Contract drafting, review and negotiation 
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements 
  • Partnership, joint venture, merger agreements, article of incorporation or organization  
  • Vendor negotiation and agreements 
  • Other commercial transactions 

Labor & Employment Law 


We know that legal issues in the workplace happen. When this arises at your business, you need to be able to address it as quickly as possible with the guidance of an experienced employment lawyer. At Ward Arcuri, we represent clients in a variety of labor and employment disputes. Michael Arcuri has extensive experience representing both private and public sector employers in most aspects of New York State and federal labor and employment law including…

  • Discrimination  
  • Sexual harassment 
  • Retaliation claims 
  • Wrongful termination claims 
  • Whistleblower 
  • Wage and hour, overtime and minimum wage disputes 
  • Collective bargaining, negotiations and Union organizational activities  
  • Negotiating severance agreements  
  • Non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements
  • Hiring and termination strategies
  • Contracts for employees and independent contractors 
  • Americans with Disabilities Act 
  • New York State Human Rights Law 
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act  
  • Equal Pay Act 
  • National Labor Relations Act  
  • Family and Medical Leave Act 
  • Public Employees’ Fair Employment Act 
  • Fair Labor Standards Act 
  • Administrative cases involving the EEOC, NYSDHR and DOL 

As an employer, you need to make sure you are protected and get any issues resolved quickly with minimal impact to your business. Whether you own a large company, small business or a non-for-profit; our lawyers will use their knowledge of employment and labor laws combined with insight into your particular business to pursue the best possible resolution to your case. Contact our office today at (315) 797-7300 or by completing our contact form to schedule a corporate law consultation.