Regina Sarkis, Attorney and Counselor

Rochester, NY
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“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth.”

– William Faulkner

Your Justice Is Our Priority

Regina

Regina Sarkis is a solo practitioner attorney located in Rochester, New York.  She is licensed in New York State Court and Federal Court in the Western District of New York. Regina has a wide variety of legal and compliance experience ranging from general litigation, insurance defense and compliance matters to cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, New York Labor Law and FLSA violations.

Regina also has a background in employee benefits compliance, including ERISA plans, welfare benefit plans, and health insurance areas. Regina not only prepares employee handbook policies, employment and/or severance agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, but she assists her clients with understanding what each document entails and how to effectively communicate its meaning to personnel.  Regina is well versed with assisting her business clients with training personnel in how to implement the ever-evolving rules and regulations surrounding such areas as the Affordable Care Act, the COVID-19 pandemic, including the various forms of leave, regulations, and guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regina is the kind of attorney you want to have on your side, whether you are a small business owner, a human resources manager, an insurance adjuster, or an employee in need of individual assistance.  Regina became an attorney to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves.  This means that her clients come from all walks of life and all levels of the corporate ladder.  Regina’s well-rounded background in business, the courtroom, and her legal experience provide her with the skills to objectively view a case from all perspectives to secure the best outcome for her clients.

Primary Practice Areas

General Practice/ Litigation

Commercial Litigation
Breach of Contract
Contract Negotiations
Evictions, Landlord/Tenant
Negligence
Liability
Defamation, Libel, Slander
Insurance Defense
Construction Litigation
Collections
Business Compliance
Business Formation
Cannabis Licensing & Compliance

Scales

Employment and Labor Law

Employment Discrimination (State and Federal)
ADA, ADEA, Title IV (Disability, Gender, Sex, Race Discrimination, etc.)
New York Labor Law, Fair Labor Standards Act
Wage & Hour Issues
Employee Relations
Labor Relations
Wrongful Termination/ Retaliation
ERISA and Employee Benefits Compliance
COVD-19 Guidance
Risk Management/Workers’ Compensation
Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements
Employment & Independent Contractor Agreements
Employee Handbook Policies
Arbitrations and Mediations

Need A Consultant?

Regina Sarkis brings more to the table than just legal knowledge for her clients.  She understands the fields of business management, human resources, and risk management.  As a business consultant, she anticipates the potential legal ramifications of each individual issue brought before her. 

To assist you with your legal matters, please contact Regina Sarkis for a free half-hour consultation to discuss the background and the facts so that she may evaluate all relevant issues.  Consultations and client meetings can easily be scheduled via telephone or through a video conference. 

From Our Clients

“I have been handling complex workers compensation claims for nearly three decades and have never teamed with a more professional attorney as Regina. Her expertise in all levels have saved the companies I work for a substantial amount of money thru her fraud pursuit, and detailed trial litigations. There is nobody I would want more than Regina handling these files.”

J.G., Claims Consultant

“Regina successfully negotiated my employment contract for me, and found issues with the agreement that I would not have seen without her expertise or involvement. She took the time to help me fully understood the benefits I was entitled to and her input gave me the best outcome possible.”

L.K., Nurse Practitioner.

“I was wrongfully terminated because of my disability and Regina handled my case. She fiercely advocated for my rights and fought for me. I would not want anyone else in my corner.”

D.L.

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