Candace Morrison focuses her practice in the area of labor and employment law. She represents labor unions in a wide spectrum of legal issues and represents plaintiffs in employment matters. Ms. Morrison has experience in successfully handling a myriad of labor and employment matters for clients, including:

  • public and private sector labor law;
  • labor arbitration;
  • contract negotiations; and
  • wage and hour litigation, including prevailing wage issues.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2015
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.A., Arts Management, 2014
  • State University of New York, College at Buffalo, B.A., 2010

Awards and Recognitions

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2024 for Labor and Employment Law – Employee. The Best
Lawyers in America
give this award as a recognition to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for
outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” 2023; no more than
2.5 percent of attorneys in any state have this distinction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Speaking Engagements

Labor organizations call upon Ms. Morrison to serve as a presenter for conferences and educational seminars. She provides insight and instruction on legal issues that are critical to unions and their members. Recent examples of Ms. Morrison’s speaking engagements include:

  • International Union of Operating Engineers Davis-Bacon Act Educational Seminar; and
  • United Steelworkers District 4 Educational Conference.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Member, AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance

Community Involvement

  • Trustee, SUNY Erie Community College Board of Trustees
  • Past Board Member, Stitch Buffalo