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Fred G. Aten, Jr.

Retired Partner
  • Rochester
  • 585.232.6500
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Fred Aten concentrated his practice on business-related civil litigation in state and federal courts as well as corporate counseling. His experience includes the following:

  • All facets of trade secret and employee non-competition disputes

  • Employee benefit claims, including ERISA
  • Negotiation and litigation of commercial contract matters
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Corporate governance
  • Franchise and distributor termination litigation
  • Pension, antitrust, and trade regulation matters

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee, Antitrust Section
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association (active in corporate federal court, and commercial litigation sections)

  • Chair, Duke University Alumni Admissions Committee for Monroe County

  • Legal Counsel, Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation – ERISA “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law and ERISA Litigation
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2011-2013 in the field of Business Litigation

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Duke University, A.B., cum laude, 1972
HSE Law
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Fred G. Aten, Jr.
Retired Partner
faten@hselaw.com
tel: 585.232.6500
fax: 585.232.2152

Fred Aten concentrated his practice on business-related civil litigation in state and federal courts as well as corporate counseling. His experience includes the following:

  • All facets of trade secret and employee non-competition disputes

  • Employee benefit claims, including ERISA
  • Negotiation and litigation of commercial contract matters
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Corporate governance
  • Franchise and distributor termination litigation
  • Pension, antitrust, and trade regulation matters

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee, Antitrust Section
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association (active in corporate federal court, and commercial litigation sections)

  • Chair, Duke University Alumni Admissions Committee for Monroe County

  • Legal Counsel, Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America

Honors & Awards

  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation – ERISA “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law and ERISA Litigation
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2011-2013 in the field of Business Litigation

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Duke University, A.B., cum laude, 1972

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