SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Bond, Schoeneck & King announced that Thomas Bezigian, Jr., Scott R. Leuenberger, Adam P. Mastroleo, Kate I. Reid, and Brendan M. Sheehan from the law firm’s Syracuse office have been elected as members (partners) of the firm, effective Jan. 1.
Bezigian, Jr. concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning and taxation, corporate and business succession, probate, trust and estate administration, and elder law. He has experience as a trust officer, administering trust and investment accounts for high net worth individuals at a private bank.
Leuenberger is a business law attorney and member of Bond’s exempt organizations and tax law practices. He works with not-for-profit clients on corporate formation, obtaining tax exempt status with the IRS, merger, consolidation, and dissolution, along with various other transactional matters. Leuenberger also assists for-profit clients and individuals on transactional and tax-related matters.
Mastroleo is an attorney in Bond’s labor and employment practice with extensive experience representing employers in a variety of labor-litigation matters. He has obtained favorable outcomes for his employer clients in federal and state courts, as well as before the New York State Division of Human Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Reid concentrates her practice in school law. She began her career at Bond in 2011, where she practiced in the areas of litigation and school-district representation. In 2017, she served as general counsel to the Ithaca City School District. Now in her role as outside counsel, Reid continues to provide day-to-day counseling to Bond’s school-district clients and acts as an advocate for them in adversarial proceedings before administrative agencies, and state and federal courts.
Sheehan is a litigation attorney who has experience representing individual and corporate clients in an array of complex business litigation matters in both state and federal courts. He previously clerked for Gary L. Sharpe, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York and worked as a litigation associate for an international law firm
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