Kevin J. Mulvehill

Office Leader

Rochester; Buffalo; New York City
(585) 238-2095
(716) 847-8400 ext. 2095, (212) 759-4888 ext. 2095
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Mr. Mulvehill’s practice is business-oriented and broad-based.

He focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment law and litigation; wage and hour law and litigation; class and collective actions; commercial litigation; and corporate law. He provides counsel and strongly advocates on behalf of clients, including public- and private-sector entities such as universities, hospitals, manufacturers, law firms, accounting firms, advertising agencies, retail companies, cannabis companies, sports organizations, auto dealerships, hospitality companies, financial institutions, not-for-profits, municipalities, legislative bodies, business processing outsourcing companies and executives.

Mr. Mulvehill’s practice includes assisting clients with compliance with labor and employment law; compliance with wage and hour law; employment and consulting agreements; employment hiring; discipline and terminations; reductions in force; employee leave and accommodation issues; employee personnel policies and practices; non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants; unfair competition; severance agreements; employment discrimination; labor arbitrations; unfair labor practices; collective bargaining; workplace and governmental investigations; employee and executive training; corporate governance; entity formations; mergers and acquisitions; shareholder disputes; general commercial contracts; and developing legal compliance programs.

Additionally, Mr. Mulvehill regularly represents clients as lead counsel in hearings, trials, appeals and arbitrations before state and federal courts, administrative bodies and arbitration forums throughout the United States.

Mr. Mulvehill is also a frequent lecturer on labor and employment and other business-related topics.

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
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors and Awards

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  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal, Legal Excellence Award, Leaders in Law, 2022
  • City & State New York, State Labor Power 100 List, 2021-2023
  • The Daily Record
    • Power 50 List – Law, 2021-2022
    • Power 20 List for Labor & Employment Law, 2022
  • Rochester Business Journal
    • Power 30 List – Law, 2021
    • Power 50 List – Law, 2022
    • Power 100 List, 2021 – 2023
  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2014-2021
  • 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
    • Litigation Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Present Activities

  • Cornell Club of Rochester
  • Michael J. Wilson Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Rochester Rotary Club

Past Activities

  • Rochester Hearing & Speech Center, Board of Directors
  • 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