Kevin J. Mulvehill, Phillips Lytle Partner

Kevin J. Mulvehill

Rochester, Buffalo
(585) 238-2095
(716) 847-8400 ext. 2095
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Mr. Mulvehill’s practice is business-oriented and broad based. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation, wage and hour class and collective action litigation, and counseling and representing public and private sector employers, including universities, hospitals, manufacturers, hospitality companies, not-for-profits, towns and other municipalities, and business processing outsourcing companies in all areas of labor and employment law. This includes compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws; wage and hour law; employment hiring, discipline and termination; reductions in force; employee leave issues; employee accommodation issues; work rules; personnel policies and practices; non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants; employment contracts; severance agreements; employment discrimination; labor arbitrations, unfair labor practices, collective bargaining; workplace investigations; governmental investigations; and employee training.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2014-2018
  • Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc., 2013 Pro Bono Award for work on the Immigration Project
  • Up & Coming Attorney, The Daily Record, 2011
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2010-2012, 2014
  • The Edith & David Goldstein Award for Debtor-Creditor and Bankruptcy Law


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 2006
  • Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg School of Law, France, Comparative Law, 2005
  • Cornell University, B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, 2003

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • Rochester Business Alliance
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Present Activities

  • Cornell Club of Rochester
  • United Martial Arts Center
  • Rochester Rotary Club

Past Activities

  • Buffalo Office of United States Senator Charles E. Schumer, Legal Intern
  • New York State Division of Human Rights, Legal Intern
  • Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, Legal Intern
  • Buffalo City Court, Judicial Clerk
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, Board Member
  • Rochester Hearing & Speech Center, Board of Directors
    • Executive Committee Member
    • Chairman of Human Resources Committee