Lori Armstrong Halber Photo

Lori is an experienced labor and employment lawyer and a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia and Princeton offices. A seasoned and dynamic litigator with a strong background in traditional labor, Lori also has an Executive MBA, giving her unique insight into the interplay between the legal and business issues employers face. Lori’s philosophy is that proactively helping employers be the best they can be not only limits potential legal risks but also results in an engaged workforce, which in turn leads to greater profitability and success for the employer.


  • Temple University Fox School of Business and Management, 2019, EMBA
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1997, J.D., Barrister Award
  • University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 1991, B.S.

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Adjunct Professor, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Former Co-chair, ABA Labor and Employment Section Immigration Committee
  • Past Chair and Founder, Labor and Employment Group, International Alliance of Law Firms
  • Past Board Member, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Arts and Business Council
  • Volunteer, Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Past Member, The Moyer Foundation's Development and Communications Committee
  • Past, USFHA Adult Task Force
  • Past President, Philadelphia Field Hockey Association
  • Past Member, Warrington Township Park and Recreation Board
  • Past Member, Warrington Township Zoning Board

Awards & Recognition

  • Women to Watch 2017, Philly Biz
  • Philadelphia Super Lawyers (2013-present)
  • “Lawyer on the Fast Track,” The Legal Intelligencer, 2006

Notable Quotes

  • 28 January 2020 “Attorneys see broader impact of pending ADEA federal-sector causation ruling” Westlaw Journal of Employment 
  • 26 March 2019 “Machinist Who Got $1 Jury Award Has Shot to Get Old Job Back” Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
  • 15 March 2019 “Appeals court weighing whether city’s salary-history ban violates employers’ free speech” Philadelphia Inquirer
  • 5 March 2019 “Paid Family Leave Gains Momentum In States As Bipartisan Support Grows” NPR
  • 16 May 2018 “The Fight For Equal Pay Heats Up” NBC10
  • 10 May 2018 “Starbucks’ decision to close stores for racial-bias training shows company’s ‘commitment’ to the issue, attorney says”  Cook County Record
  • 1 May 2018 “Can Bias Training Brew Harmony? Starbucks, Other Firms Hope So” Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
  • 20 April 2018 “4 Tips To Help Employers Fight Unconscious Bias” Law360
  • 19 January 2018 “Experts discuss impact of NLRB micro-unit decision” Akron Legal News
  • 26 December 2017 “Workplace Violence Seminar” KYW NewsRadio
  • 11 December 2017 “Sexual Harassment Charges” Jersey Matters
  • 28 February 2017 “Women to Watch 2017” Philly Biz
  • 2 February 2017 “Surveying the Class-Action Landscape” Human Resources Executive
  • 31 January 2016 “Ruling Maps Out Class Action Defense Plan” Business Insurance
  • 20 January 2016 “Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Class Action Ruling” Law360