Steven V. Modica–founding principal–and Modica Law Firm again have been recognized as among the Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms for Employment Law (Individuals). Modica was the only lawyer in Rochester, New York who earned the 2019 Lawyer of the Year award for Employment Law (Individuals).
Modica also was named a “Best Lawyer” in Workers’ Compensation Law (Claimants). According to its website (http://www.bestlawyers.com), Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.
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Modica has been in private practice for 28 years. He has diverse experience including representing individuals, unions, employees and employers in labor and employment, disability benefit, workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Modica is certified as a mediator by the United States District Court for the Western District of New York and has mediated numerous disputes. He also has served as a neutral arbitrator in employment disputes and as a Special Master in employment and consumer class action lawsuits.
Modica Law Firm handles employment, whistleblower, disability benefit, work place accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. Steve Modica has practiced law since 1986.