Since 2002, Adam has practiced in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group,   assisting employers with labor and employment law compliance and representing employers in defense of claims made against them.

Adam regularly counsels employers on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour compliance, employment discrimination, employee leaves of absence, labor relations, and non-competition agreements.

Adam also represents employers in single plaintiff and class-based employment litigation matters and before various governmental agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board.  He also represents employers with union-represented workforces in collective bargaining negotiations and grievance arbitrations.

The clients that Adam serves range from publicly traded companies to family-owned businesses.  Adam also serves as counsel for a number of colleges and universities.

Adam is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and in the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.

Adam is active in the community and currently serves as a Board member for The LINK Foundation and as the Chair of the Human Resources Committee of the United Way of the Capital Region. He also is a former Board member and Board Secretary for the American Red Cross’s Central Pennsylvania Chapter, a former President of the Paxtonia Athletic Association, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Center of Independent Living of Central PA.

A native of central Pennsylvania, Adam resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife Alison and their three children.


Adam has represented employers in numerous class-based wage and hour litigation matters in federal court.  In one such matter, Adam helped the employer defeat a motion for conditional class certification, effectively ending a proposed nationwide collective action seeking claims for unpaid overtime compensation.


Columbia University, B.A., 1998, cum laude

Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude
Order of the Coif; Duke Law Journal, Research Editor


Leadership Training Excellence Award, Pennsylvania State Conservation Commission, 2023

Forty Under 40, 2016

Readers’ Choice Award, 2016

Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2014, 2016


Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2002-present

Dauphin County Bar Association, Member, 2002-present

Whitaker Center’s Board of Directors, Member

United Way of the Capital Region, Chair of its HR Committee, 2017-present

American Red Cross, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Board of Directors, 2014-present; Board Secretary, 2019 to present


U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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April 24, 2024 - DOL Issues Final Regulations Raising the Minimum Salary Requirements for the FLSA’s White-Collar Exemptions
McNees PA Labor & Employment Blog

September 1, 2023 - Here We Go Again – DOL Proposes Big Increases to the Minimum Salary Requirements for the FLSA’s White-Collar Exemptions
PA Labor & Employment Blog

January 18, 2022 - Supreme Court Blocks OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination or Test ETS, Allows Separate Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers to Take Effect
McNees Labor & Employment Blog

December 9, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors is Now Blocked Nationwide
McNees Pa Labor & Employment Blog

December 2, 2021 - Court Blocks Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in Three States (But Not Pennsylvania)

August 2, 2021 - Pennsylvania Supreme Court Widens the Gap Between PA and Federal Overtime Laws, Creating More Compliance Challenges for PA Employers
McNees PA Labor & Employment Blog

June 29, 2021 - Relief for Employers: New Pennsylvania Overtime Exemption Minimum Salary Requirements Repealed in State Budget Deal
PA Labor & Employment Blog

June 2, 2021 - EEOC Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines
Pennsylvania Labor & Employment Blog

August 15, 2018 - Pa. Businesses Push Back on Plan to Boost Overtime Eligibility
Bloomberg Law

June 21, 2018 - Pennsylvania Proposes Big Changes to State Law White-Collar Overtime Exemptions
Employment Law Client Alert

September 26, 2017 - Third Circuit Clarifies What Constitutes a Willful Violation of the FLSA

November 23, 2016 - Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of DOL's New Overtime Regulations
McNees Employment Law Client Alert

November 9, 2016 - Superior Court: Mandatory Use of Payroll Debit Cards Violates PA Law

October 11, 2016 - Third Circuit Confirms Paid Meal Breaks Cannot Offset FLSA Overtime Liability

September 15, 2016 - Reminder – New FLSA Overtime Regulations Take Effect December 1

August 1, 2016 - New DOL Overtime Rule Changes - What Do These Mean For Your Borough?

May 19, 2016 - DOL Issues Final Rule Amending FLSA Overtime Exemption Tests
Employment Law Client Alert

March 17, 2016 - Coming This Spring . . . the New FLSA Overtime Regulations?

January 18, 2016 - Beware Unpaid Rest Breaks for Non-Exempt Employees

February 23, 2015 - The Portal-to-Portal Act - No Pay for Post-Shift Security Screenings

April 3, 2014 - Employer Alert - April 2014
In this issue: EEOC's Latest Target - Severance Agreements l Pennsylvania's Unemployment Compensation Law May Require Employers to Provide Response to Unemployment Information Requests l Supreme Court Clarifies that Severance Payments are Taxable

January 18, 2014 - Wage and Hour Compliance Priorities for 2014

January 13, 2013 - Top Ten Wage and Hour Developments in 2012 for Pennsylvania Employers

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