Melanie J. Lafond, Attorney at Law
Couch White, LLP
Melanie Lafond has a law practice in Albany (NY)
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Lawyer has extensive experience representing clients in Business Law, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation matters.
Advertising, Antitrust Law, Domestic, Banking Law (Investment Crimes, Investment Funds Fraud), Business Formation (Bying & Selling Business, Corporations, Creation, Hedge Fund Formations, Joint Venture, LLC, LLP Formation & Disputes, Partnerships), Commercial, Commercial Bankruptcy, Commercial Leasing, Communications & Media, Construction & Development, Contracts involving State & Minicipality, Controlled Substances Law, Corporate Finance & Taxation, Creditor's Rights, Customs Disputes, Debt Collection, Debt Settlement, Directors' & Officers' Liability, False Advertising, Federal Contracts, Federal Grants, Foreign Investments (Emerging Markets Capabilities), Franchising, Gaming Law, Government Construction Contracts, Institutional Investing, Interests, Internal Investigative Services, International Transactions (Imports & Exports Operations, International Arbitration, International Business Operations, International Law, International Trade Regulations), Licensing, Locating Funds, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Non-Profit Corporations, Professional Corporations, Public Offerings, Reorganizations & Restructuring, RICO Act, State & Minicipal Bonds, Trade Associations, Unfair Competition (False Designation of Origin), Venture Capital (Financial Markets Analysis)
Constitutional Law & Civil Rights:
Affirmative Action, Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination, Eminent Domain, Freedom Of Information, Freedom Of Press, Freedom Of Speech & Religion, Native Americans, Religious Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Unlawful Search & Seizure
Labor & Employment Law:
Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, Discipline/Suspension, Employment & Discrimination (Age, Race & Sex Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Employee Rights), Employment Contracts, Family Medical Leave & Pregnancy Discrimination, Federal Personnel, Fires and Firefighters Law, Government Employees, Immigration Reform & Control Act(IRCA), Labor Disputes, RRB disability, Sexual & Other Harassment, Undocumented Workers, Unfair Labor Practices, Unions, Wrongful Termination
Appellate Practice, Business & Commercial Litigation (Engineering Litigation), Class Action, Conflicts of Law, General Civil Litigation (Expert & Witness Testimony, Fiduciary Abuse), Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct, Writs
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Qualification & Experience
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
- Florida Bar
- New York State Bar Association
Territory of Practice
Schenectady: Alplaus, Delanson, Duanesburg, Pattersonville, Quaker Street, Rotterdam Junction, Schenectady
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