We have won multiple awards for our legal and community work. We are a “Best Law Firm in America” in Employment Law–Individuals.
AV Preeminent rated for more than 10 years (means our work and ethics are of the highest quality as determined from a peer review of judges and lawyers), Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer (since 2013), Client Champion (since 2017) and Client Distinction Award (since 2015), all from Martindale-Hubbell. We are particularly proud of the last award because it recognizes outstanding communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service and “value for the money.”
Best Lawyer & Law Firm in America in Employment Law—Individuals since 2014. Steve was named the 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Rochester, New York for Employment Law–Individuals.
Best Lawyer in Workers’ Compensation—Individuals since 2016. Best Lawyer designations are based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer review survey comprising more than 6.7 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
Super Lawyer in Workers’ Compensation since 2009. Based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Greg Fassler was included on the Super Lawyers Rising Star List in Upstate New York since 2016. Based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement for lawyers practicing less than ten years.
Our principal (Steve Modica) is the Former President of the Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upstate New York Chapter. He received the Greater Rochester Award for Non Profit Board Leadership and the Norman Cohn Award for this work.
Steve also received the Nathaniel Award (Champion of Justice & Community Service), America’s Most Honored Professionals Award (recognizing him as in the Top 1% of the “Best of the Best” professionals including CEOs, doctors, attorneys, wealth managers, and etc.), the President’s Award for Professionalism (recognizing him for exemplifying and demonstrating a commitment to professionalism, civility and collegiality) and the Robert H. Jackson Special Achievement Award (recognizing his distinguished service as a court certified mediator).
Steve also was nominated and elected as a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation. This recognizes his distinguished achievement, dedication to the legal profession, commitment to the organized bar and service to the public.
Modica Law Firm received the 2016 Corporate Human Service Contributor of the Year Award from the Federation of Social Workers. The award honors an organization that helps those in need and improves the quality of life in the Rochester community.