Eric is co-chair of the Labor and Employment Group and Chair of the Employee Benefits Group.

Eric provides counseling and representation to employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including compliance assistance with laws such as the FMLA, ADA, OSHA and wage and hour laws. Eric routinely helps unionized and non-union clients navigate difficult situations involving allegations of discrimination and harassment, as well as labor negotiations and arbitrations, employment contracts, and employment policy development. Eric represents private and public sector employers before state and federal courts, arbitrators and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Wage and Hour Division.


Obtained favorable federal court decision confirming that employee is not entitled to an indefinite leave of absence following expiration of FMLA leave.

Obtained Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision limiting the scope of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act on complex multi-phase construction projects which are partially funded by state funds.


Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., Economics, 1986

University of Massachusetts, M.S., Labor Relations, 1988

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1991, cum laude


Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lancaster Bar Association, President, Past Chair of Labor and Employment Law Section

Lancaster Chamber of Business and Industry, past Board Member (Ex-Officio)

The Central Penn Business Group on Health, Board of Directors

Members 1st Federal Credit Union, past Board Member

Lancaster County Business Group on Health, current Board Member, past Board Chair

Lancaster County Conservancy, past Board Member

Lancaster Chamber

Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center of Lancaster County, past Board Chair

Trout Unlimited, Donegal Chapter, past Board Member

Music for Everyone, past Board Member


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania

Bar Admissions



May 16, 2024 - 33rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar - 2 Days to Choose (Virtual or In-Person)

October 12, 2023 - Indiana County Area (ICASHRM) Conference

May 5, 2023 - 32nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

March 14, 2023 - Spring Legal Update

May 13, 2022 - 31st Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

March 3, 2022 - McNees Attorney Presenting Popular Annual Labor Law Update

June 10, 2021 - 30th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

February 11, 2021 - Virtual Legal Update & Vaccine Confidence

September 24, 2020 - Cyber Security Strategies for Onsite and Remote Workers

June 4, 2020 - POSTPONED until 2021 - 30th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

December 3, 2019 - Tying Employee Health Outcomes to Business Performance

November 6, 2019 - Medical Marijuana in the PA Workplace

November 6, 2019 - Continuing Disclosure Obligations in Municipal Bond Financin

April 24, 2018 - Employment Law Year in Review

February 12, 2018 - McNees Attorneys to Speak at Greater Pottstown SHRM

February 15, 2018 - Legal Updates 2018

June 9, 2017 - 27th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

May 3, 2017 - McNees Attorneys to Present, ‘Healthcare Legislative and Regulatory Update’ for ISCEBS

April 25, 2017 - 2016-2017 Labor and Employment Year in Review

December 7, 2016 - Client Legal Update

November 29, 2016 - Employment Law Audit

October 19, 2016 - Client Legal Update

October 19, 2016 - Central Pennsylvania Business Leaders Summit

August 24, 2016 - FLSA Update

May 12, 2016 - Client Legal Update

April 26, 2016 - Labor and Employment Year in Review

March 8, 2016 - Labor and Employment Year in Review

April 10, 2013 - A Contractor's Guide to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Health Care Reform)

August 15, 2012 - Self Evaluations: How an Internal Audit Can Help You Protect Your Organization's Bottom Line