Rochester, NY, March 29, 2016 - Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina, P.C., a NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of labor union, commercial and personal practice areas, is proud to announce Joseph A. Gawlowicz has been named Partner.

Gawlowicz has been part of the firm’s team of labor, employment and benefits attorneys for the past three years and now joins Trevett Cristo’s established team of practicing partners in this expanding area of practice.

“I am proud to announce Joseph’s partnership with the firm,” says Louis Cristo, President of Trevett Cristo. “His dedication to client service and creative problem solving, as well as his careful and persistent work ethic are important factors contributing to our continued growth and success.”

Gawlowicz focuses his practice in labor union, employment and employee benefit plan consultation, litigation and alternative dispute resolution on behalf of both public and private organizations and individuals. His expertise extends into several key areas, including wage and hour disputes, discrimination and retaliation and contract issues, among other obstacles of workplace law.

“A passionate advocate for his clients, Gawlowicz works hard to discover creative ways for his clients to receive the best possible outcome,” added Cristo.

Gawlowicz is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He was named Rising Star in Employee Benefits/Employment & Labor Law for 2014 and 2016 by Upstate New York Super Lawyers magazine. He is a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, among other organizations.

Gawlowicz is also a disabled veteran who served for nearly nine years as a photojournalist in the U.S. Navy. He served many tours including the Persian Gulf War and Operation Restore Hope, the Somalian famine relief effort. His military honors include the Navy Commendation Medal, four Navy Achievement Medals, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal, and the Kuwait Liberation Medal. After serving in the Navy, he was a corporate photographer and photojournalist with images appearing in international publications.

Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C. is a general practice law firm headquartered in Rochester, NY. The firm focuses on a wide range of practice areas, including civil and criminal litigation, commercial law, residential and commercial real estate law, business transactional law, personal and family law, estate planning and labor and employment matters. For more information, visit