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Michael J. Sciotti Presents to Oneida County Bar Association

Syracuse, New York Hancock Estabrook, LLP, Counselors at Law, is pleased to announce that Michael J. Sciotti, Firm partner, will be presenting to the Oneida County Bar Association on the topic of discrimination in the workplace.

Mr. Sciotti will focus on providing practical advice in complying with federal and state laws relative to harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

The seminar is being held in Utica, New York, at the Radisson Hotel on Saturday, April 9, 2005. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the seminar is being held from 9:00 a.m. to noon. To register call the Oneida County Bar Association.

Mr. Sciotti holds a law degree and a LL.M. from the Syracuse University College of Law and a bachelor of science from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a partner with the Firm's Labor and Employment Law Department. His practice area includes jury trials, investigations, labor audits, supervisory and employee training, and claims under Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, New York State Human Rights Law, NYS Workers' Compensation Law, NYS Labor Law, as well as employment agreement disputes.

Mr. Sciotti has spoken at numerous seminars on a wide variety of labor and employment topics, and is a mediator, arbitrator and early neutral evaluator for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. He has authored many articles in the labor and employment area including, "Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 Whistleblowers Protection" (NYS Bar Association); "Damages Under the Family and Medical Leave Act" (Defense Research Institute); and "Gender Discrimination: A Heightened Standard for Male Plaintiffs?" (Defense Research Institute). View his most recent article, "Employee Discharge & Documentation "In New York," located at www.hancocklaw.com under In the News, in the Articles section.

Mr. Sciotti is admitted to practice law in New York and Washington, D.C. and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York.