“Employment Law: New Wage & Hour Issues,” Winter Bench Bar, Washington County Bar Association, March 1, 2019"The Joint Employer Standard," West Virginia Society for Human Resource Management Conference, October 9, 2018, Bridgeport, WVAuthor, “Trending Topics in Labor and Employment Law in the Current Administration,” Steptoe & Johnson Employment Essentials Presentation, October 26, 2017The Department of Labor’s New Overtime Regulations, August 17, 2016, Meadville, PAAuthor, "Recent Trends and Legal Developments in Labor and Employment Law: What Practitioners Must Know and Employers Should Be Aware of to Avoid Liability," Strategies for Employment Litigation, 2014 Ed. "News You Can Use: A Review of Recent Judicial, Legislative, and Regulatory Developments of Significance to Employers," Southpointe Human Resources Forum, May 2012"NLRB Update," Southpointe Human Resources Forum, November 2011"Who's Knocking at Your Door?" Southpointe Human Resources Forum, December 2010"A Management Strategy for Negotiation Changes in Healthcare Benefits in Union Contracts," Pittsburgh Hospital News, September 2005"Take Five," Smart Business Pittsburgh, March 2004"The Private Sector: Win-win / Five Steps To Avoid Winning The Labor-Negotiations Battle But Losing The War," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 2004
Defended employers on unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board in multiple states.
Defended employers in age, sex, race and handicap discrimination claims.
Provided advice on state and federal labor statutes and regulations.
Memberships & Awards
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-HubbellSuper Lawyers®Washington County Bar Association Pennsylvania Bar Association Academy of Trial Lawyers of Southwestern PennsylvaniaListed by Verdict Search as a lead attorney in obtaining the 35th highest jury verdict in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2010 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of PennsylvaniaAdmitted: Federal District Court for the Western District of PennsylvaniaAdmitted: Supreme Court of the United StatesAdmitted: Second and Third Circuit Court of Appeals