Aimée Lafever Koch

Practice Focus:

Aimee is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who focuses her practice on school district defense, the defense of medical and dental malpractice, products liability, and general insurance defense. She has successfully tried dozens of cases throughout Western New York State and in Federal Court on behalf of school districts, hospitals, corporations and individuals.

Aimee also represents public sector employers in labor and employment law matters including numerous school districts in all aspects of their operations.  This includes advice and representation of employers with respect to personnel matters, personnel policies and practices, employment discrimination claims, union and labor relations, collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, capital construction, due process impartial hearings and employee benefits.

Aimee represents employers in matters before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, the National Labor Relations Board, the State and U.S. Departments of Labor, the State Division of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Aimee joined Osborn, Reed & Burke, LLP in 2000, after practicing in the Southern Tier in a general practice firm that included matrimonial and family law, corporate representation, real estate, estates and wills, personal injury and civil litigation. She was elected as a Partner in 2004.

Aimee is a member of the New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations, the New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association, the National School Board Association and the New York State Association of School Attorneys.  Aimee is an active member of the Monroe County Bar Association’s School Attorneys Committee, and is a frequent presenter at CLE seminars on issue of School Law.

Latest Post

The Third Department in Binghamton Precast & Supply Corp. v Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company holds that the defendant raised a triable issue of fact as to whether the plaintiff mitigated its losses relative to a business interruption policy.

The Court of Appeals’ decision in Rivera v Montefiore Medical Center (2016 NY Slip Op 06854 [October 20, 2016]) concerned the adequacy of defendant’s expert disclosure and the timeliness of plaintiff’s objection to the same.

On May 2, 2016, the Firm celebrated its centennial with a party at ORBs...

Osborn, Reed & Burke, LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Jennifer M. Schwartzott, Esq., was a winner of The Daily Record's Top Women in Law award for 2016 and associate, Jennifer B. Tarolli, Esq., was a winner of The Daily Record's Up & Coming Attorney award for 2016...

Osborn Reed & Burke, LLP is proud to announce that Aimee L. Koch, a partner at the firm, has been named by the Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) as a Woman of Distinction...

“‘A merry Christmas, Bob,’ said Scrooge, with an earnestness that could not be mistaken, as he clapped him on the back. ‘A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow..."