Attorneys

Harvey P. Sanders

harvey.sanders@wnyemploymentlaw.com
Harvey Sanders is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (B.S., 1986) and New York University School of Law (J.D., 1989)

Mr. Sanders is managing partner at Sanders & Sanders, where he represents employees and employers in all manner of labor and employment-related issues, including litigation in federal and state court and before federal and state administrative bodies.  He also serves as a mediator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and is a regular columnist for Business First of Buffalo.  His articles have also appeared in the Buffalo Law Journal, New York Law Journal and Employment Law Strategist, among others.  Before founding Sanders & Sanders, Mr. Sanders was associated with management-side labor and employment law practices at firms in New York City .  Before entering private practice he was a Law Clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Michael Dolinger in the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Sanders is a member of the New York State Bar Associate and its Labor and Employment Law Section, the Erie County Bar Association and its Labor Law Committee.  He has also lectured for Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Western Region Extension Office, SUNY Buffalo Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association, Industrial Relations Research Association for Western New York, Niagara Frontier Corporate Counsel Association, Lorman Education Services and Sterling Education Services.

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1990
  • District of Columbia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1996

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    J.D.
    Honors: Kapelsohn Prize for highest excellence in legal writing in labor law
  • Cornell University
    B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association and its Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Erie County Bar Association and its Labor Law Committee
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New York (NELA/NY)

Past Employment Positions

  • Sanders & Sanders, Managing Partner, 1995 – Present
  • Mayer, Brown & Platt, Associate, 1994 – 1995
  • Benetar Bernstein Schair & Stein, Associate, 1992 – 1994
  • Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, Associate, 1990 – 1992
  • Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, Summer / Part-time Associate, 1988 – 1989
  • United States Magistrate Judge Michael Dolinger, Law Clerk, 1989 – 1990
  • Jaeckle, Fleishchmann & Mugel, Summer Associate, 1987

Birth Information

  • Brooklyn, New York

Helaine E. Sanders

helaine.sanders@wnyemploymentlaw.com

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Constitutional Law
  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Labor Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York

Education

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
    J.D.
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    B.S.
    Major: Industrial & Labor Relations
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    M.S.W

Past Employment Positions

  • New York City Office of Collective Bargaining, Administrative Law Judge, 1990 – 1994

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi

Birth Information

  • 1965, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America