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Michael A. Pavlick

Michael concentrates his practice in labor and employment law, including representation of clients before the National Labor Relations Board and the National Mediation Board; collective bargaining; arbitrations conducted pursuant to labor contracts; union elections and campaigns; labor litigation under the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act; minimum wage and overtime litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employment discrimination litigation under the Civil Rights Acts of 1866, 1871, 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act; wrongful discharge litigation under state law; benefits litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; litigation of non-competition/confidentiality agreements; OSHA proceedings; unemployment compensation and other administrative hearings; and, client counseling on labor and employment issues.

Mr. Pavlick frequently speaks at seminars and classes on labor and employment issues, has contributed to employment-related newsletters, and has had several articles published in law reviews. Before joining the firm, Mr. Pavlick served as a full-time judicial clerk to a judge sitting on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Labor & Employment Law - Pittsburgh
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Labor Law-Management, 2013-current
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Labor and Employment, 2012-current
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • President, Steel Valley Soccer Club Board of Directors (2018 PA West Volunteer of Year)
  • President, Munhall Borough Parks and Recreation Board
  • Board Member, Personnel Committee, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
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