J.T. is a senior associate in the firm's Labor & Employment Group. His practice focuses on labor and employment litigation in federal and state courts, and before administrative federal, state, and local agencies (such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation). J.T. has defended both national and local employers against claims of unlawful discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, violations of leave laws, and violations of wage and hours laws, among others, and has participated in related mediation, arbitration, and private settlement negotiations.
In addition, J.T. has provided general counseling to clients on a variety of legal issues related to Title VII, ADA, ADEA, GINA, NLRA, FMLA, FLSA, the WARN Act, and equivalent state statutes. He has advised employers on their practices, policies, and procedures, and has prepared employment handbooks. J.T. also has prepared various employment agreements, client memoranda, case analyses, and has written articles published on labor and employment blogs.