Amy L. Varel
Amy Varel is a partner in the firm’s Business & Finance and Employment practice groups. She focuses her practice on the representation of businesses.
Practice Areas


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1999)

B.A., University of Buffalo, cum laude (1996)


Monroe County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys

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For over twenty years, Mrs. Varel has represented for-profit and not-for-profit businesses on a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including:

  • Planning for and formation of business entities, including limited liability companies, corporations, professional service limited liability companies, professional service corporations, and not-for-profit entities
  • The preparation, review, and negotiation of agreements, including operating agreements, shareholders agreements, supply agreements, service agreements, license agreements, and confidentiality agreements
  • The purchase, sale, and merger of businesses
  • Employment-related matters, including hiring and firing, wage and hour, executive and incentive compensation, employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and employee handbooks
  • The protection of intellectual property

Honors & Achievements

Mrs. Varel is an honoree of The Daily Record’s Power 20 Labor & Employment List for 2023.