Bob McAvoy is a labor and employment attorney who works with employers to resolve all types of workplace disputes and issues. He focuses on employment law compliance, the development of workplace policies and handbooks, transactional matters and employment contracts. He has represented clients in litigation and transactional matters across the commonwealth and regularly provides counsel on changing rules, regulations, and caselaw.

Prior Experience
Bob practiced employment, business, and municipal law with a central Pennsylvania-based firm before joining McNees. He also served as an intern with the Penn State Dickinson Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas’ Judge William T. Tully, and Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging as well as a legal extern with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of General Counsel.

Community Involvement
A native Pennsylvanian, Bob is passionate about his community. He serves on the board of the United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County, a non-profit addressing education, income, and health needs in the region.


  • Penn State Dickinson Law, J.D., cum laude
    • Dickinson Law Review Editorial Board, Comments Editor
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, State & Local Government Law
    • Monroe E. Trout Law and Medicine Award
    • Woolsack Honors Society
    • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. in political science and economics, constitutional studies minor


  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County, Board of Directors


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

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