Michael P Leone

Michael Leone serves as Counsel for Ferrara Fiorenza and represents school districts in all aspects of education, labor, and employment law.

He has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state courts, and agencies related to employment issues, employment contracts, civil service, environmental matters, administrative law, and zoning and planning.

He also supports districts in regulatory compliance, employee investigation and discipline, grievances and arbitrations, contract negotiations and student discipline.

He’s served as adjunct faculty at the New York State School Boards Association and provided training for school boards on best practices, roles and responsibilities, superintendent evaluation, and goal setting.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael served as the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources of the Pittsford Central School District where he was responsible for all Human Resources functions and served as the Title IX Coordinator. He also obtained his SDL and SBDL administrator certifications.


New York State Courts

Supreme Court

Federal District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts


New York State Bar Association


State University of New York at Brockport

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law