John C. Nutter


John C. Nutter



Direct: 585-987-2857
Fax: 585-445-2357

At a Glance

John Nutter is a Partner in the Firm's Labor and Employment and Litigation Departments. He focuses his practice on employment disputes and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of disputes, including contract, corporate/partnership, employment, trusts and estates, intellectual property, insurance coverage and securities matters. He is experienced in all phases of litigation from commencement through trial. His practice includes proceedings before the New York State Division of Human Rights, Department of Labor, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


University of Virginia, J.D.

Vanderbilt University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

State of New York and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

United States District Courts for the Western District of New York and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American, New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations.
  • Serves on the Litigation Council of the Monroe County Bar Association.


Recognized as a "Rising Star" by New York Super Lawyer Magazine In 2013 & 2014

Community Involvement

  • Active in the community as a parent and musician.
  • Coach in the Town of Brighton Little League.
  • Involved with the Open World program, which hosts groups of Russian and Ukrainian attorneys and Judges on trips to Rochester to foster cultural exchange.
Practice Areas: Business Litigation • Employment & Labor Litigation • Employment & Non-Competition Agreements • Employment Counseling and Compliance • Estate & Trust Litigation • Insurance Coverage & Risk Management • Workplace Safety / OSHA • Union / Collective Bargaining