Not just a law firm

The law firm of Naness, Chaiet & Naness, LLC represents private sector companies and public sector employers in all facets of the employer/employee relationship. Our office is located in suburban Long Island, easily accessible to Manhattan, Connecticut and New Jersey.

Our partners, Richard M. Naness, Clifford P. Chaiet, Jeffrey N. Naness and W. Matthew Groh have extensive experience in counseling and acting as advocates for our clients in all aspects of labor relations and employment law. We are proud to note that the firm has been awarded Martindale-Hubble’s highest accolade, an “AV” rating.

Our clients range from large companies to small and mid-sized concerns. We pride ourselves on building long-term relationsips with clients who consider us not just a law firm, but an integral component of their business.


Our attorneys are experienced labor negotiators who have established reputations and who are known to numerous union officials and their attorneys. This experience includes acting as the bargaining representative for entire industries engaged in multi-employer bargaining with unions representing thousands of members. Find out more


As much as we counsel avoidance of litigation, litigation before administrative agencies and federal and state courts is a growing and substantial part of our practice. Our lawyers are experienced trial attorneys in labor relations and employment law litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Find out more


We offer more than just practical experience and legal knowledge at the bargaining table. We believe that grievance-handling, arbitrations, and contract administration are as important as the conduct of actual negotiations. Find out more


We work closely with our clients’ human resource departments to draft and apply policies to reduce their exposure to costly litigation. Find out more

Questions? Give us a call 516.827.4300