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    Schröder, Joseph & Associates, LLP (SJA) is the exclusive Western New York representative of The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA).

    NAMWOLF is a nonprofit trade association developed with the goal of promoting diversity in the legal profession by fostering successful relationships among preeminent minority and women-owned law firms and private/public entities. NAMWOLF's membership is comprised of AV-rated firms across the nation which represent major corporate clients. Through these efforts, NAMWOLF helps ensure the long-term survival of minority and women-owned law firms.

    The ELA is the world’s largest and most important network of management-side labor and employment lawyers. With leading employment, labor and immigration attorneys in more than 135 countries, all 50 U.S. states and each Canadian province, the ELA provides multi-state and multi-national companies seamless and cost-effective services worldwide. International businesses benefit from the ELA's reach and deep familiarity with both the local laws and the local courts. Clients also appreciate a single point of contact, consolidated invoicing and regional billing rates.

    As a select member of both NAMWOLF and the ELA, SJA has formed valuable network relationships which assist in SJA's ability to service our clients' needs throughout the United States and around the world. SJA can serve your needs in national litigation through our affiliation with other minority and women-owned law firms.

    As a member of NAMWOLF, SJA has joined with other AV-Rated NAMWOLF law firms to serve our client's needs in class actions and national litigation including - among other complex litigation - employment, wage and hour, ERISA and banking and financial services litigation. SJA has a unique advantage to work in such joint efforts through NAMWOLF which encourages joint ventures among the member firms - all of whom are AV-Rated, vetted and have among their clients large national corporations as well as medium and small companies. This affiliation with other NAMWOLF law firms allows SJA to offer services which rival the depth of large non-diversity law firms, and to provide the highest quality services at reasonable hourly rates.