John B. DuCharme is a founding partner in the firm now known as DuCharme, Clark & Sovern, LLP. He is a 1984 graduate of Siena College (magna cum laude) and a 1987 graduate of Albany Law School. He has been in private practice working as an attorney since January of 1988. In 1995, he became a founding member of the firm. Since that time, he has been practicing with the firm which has always been located in the Town of Clifton Park, County of Saratoga, State of New York.
Mr. DuCharme is admitted to practice before all state courts located in New York. He concentrates his state court litigation to the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady, although he has appeared in other counties as well. He also represents clients in appellate matters before the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division.
Mr. DuCharme is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts in the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York, as well as, the District of Vermont. He also represents clients in appellate matters before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as, the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. DuCharme’s practice addresses a wide variety of issues including: complex litigation and/or arbitration involving contract disputes; employment litigation involving violations of state and federal statutes and regulations; state and federal court litigation involving personal injuries; and state court litigation involving issues concerning matrimonial and family law. In addition, he has represented clients in the negotiation of settlements reached prior to trial.
Mr. DuCharme’s non-litigation practice includes the representation of many business entities and healthcare providers with respect to a wide variety of legal issues they face regarding their formation and organization, governance, operation, implementation of their personnel policies and procedures, interpretation of their employee benefit plans, leasing of office space, the acquisition of real estate, and other issues which businesses face today.
Mr. DuCharme is a member of the Saratoga County Bar Association. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association (the Health Law, Family Law, and the Labor & Employment Law Sections).
Mr. DuCharme is a 2012 member of the New York Super Lawyers - Upstate employment and labor law list.
DuCharme, Clark & Sovern, LLP
646 Plank Road - Suite 204
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518) 373-1482
Fax: (518) 373-8758