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PayneHorning

Associate

"With my background in journalism, I bring a passion for learning and a skill set for finding answers to complex questions to the practice of law."

Overview

Biography

Payne concentrates his practice on advising and representing clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters. His practice includes employment litigation and advising clients on issues such as hiring, discipline, and termination, among other things. Payne leverages his experience in broadcasting and experience gained through legal internships to effectively represent and advise the firm’s clients.

Experience

Prior Experience

  • Barclay Damon LLP, Law Clerk
  • Corporation Counsel, City of Syracuse, Summer Intern
  • Local News, Inc., Reporter
  • WRVO Public Media, Reporter and Producer

Selected Honors

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Justinian Honorary Law Society, 2020; Order of the Coif, 2021
  • Radio Television Digital News Association Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting for Region 11 (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania), 2020
  • Syracuse Press Club, First Place, Radio Spot News, 2019
  • New York State Broadcaster’s Association, Outstanding Feature, Outstanding Spot News, Outstanding Use of Audio, 2018
  • Indiana Broadcaster’s Association, Best Student Reporter, 2015

Featured Media

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Board of Regents Adopts Emergency Regulations on the Mental Health Diagnostic Privilege

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Utility Companies Not Liable for Substations They Do Not Own, Operate, or Supervise

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Supreme Court Establishes a Subjective Mens Rea Burden of Proof Under the Controlled Substances Act

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The 13th New York State Cannabis Control Board Meeting

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EPA's Continued Focus and Mandated Reporting on PFAS ("Forever Chemicals")

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EPA Issues Proposed Water Quality Certification Rule

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