Profile

Jennifer practices in the Labor and Employment and Public Sector Groups and serves on the Firm’s Political Action Committee.

Jennifer represents public and private sector employers exclusively, providing advice and counseling to management on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour compliance, collective bargaining, discrimination and harassment.

Jennifer frequently conducts training for clients on such topics as discriminatory harassment, union avoidance, employee discipline and hiring & firing techniques. She also participates in several speaking engagements each year, having presented continuing legal education sessions through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Jennifer serves as lead counsel in federal employment litigation matters, as well as state administrative proceedings. She represents management in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and labor arbitrations. She frequently represents clients in federal and state court and before governmental agencies, such as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board.

Jennifer joined the firm in 2003, after serving as Assistant Counsel to the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, where she advised the Board in matters pending before it and before Pennsylvania’s appellate courts.

Jennifer resides with her husband and children in Hampden Township.

MEMBERSHIPS

Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Council, Chair

Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, President

Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, Scholarship Committee

United Way Capital Region, Capital Club/Bronze Level; Bridges Society Leader and Women’s Leadership Circle

MS Leadership Class of 2011

Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series, Class of 2014-2015

EDUCATION

Dickinson College, B.A., 1996

Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1999, Widener University Moot Court Honor Society International Environmental Moot Court Champion, 1999, Order of the Barristers

HONORS/AWARDS

YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence Award Recipient, 2011

Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2014

Forty Under 40, 2014

COURT ADMISSIONS

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

Eastern District of Wisconsin

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Contact Info

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