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Jay Glunt helps clients avoid litigation and minimize risk through regular and proactive counseling on subjects such as workforce changes, strategic restructurings, wage/hour compliance, best practices for policies and procedures, hire/fire and disciplinary decisions, work/family balance issues, and maintaining compliance with workplace laws and regulations. Jay has developed a specialized focus on matters relating to local, state, and federal responses to the coronavirus pandemic, and regularly works with clients on matters relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; the Paycheck Protection Program (including loan forgiveness calculations); and compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s worker safety order and guidance.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, 2000, J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, 1993, B.S., Architecture

  • Pennsylvanie

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section and FLSA Committee)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Federal Court Section; Council Member and Secretary)
  • Early Learning Investment Commission (2011)
  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (Individual Gifts Committee member, 2008-2010)
  • Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Inns of Court (2005-present)
  • Sustainable Pittsburgh, board member (2006-2009)
  • United Way of Allegheny County (Agency Assessment Review, 2003-2005)
  • Borough of Dormont - Zoning Hearing Board (1997-2006)

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law - Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2012-2020
  • Editor-in-chief, Volume 38 Duquesne Law Review (2000)
  • Class Ambassador, Duquesne University Law School's Centennial (February 2011)
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star by Philadelphia Magazine (2005-2009)
  • Yellow Belt certified in Legal Lean Sigma

Notable Quotes

  • 1 January 2018 "Management-Side Employment Attys' New Year's Wish List" Law360
  • 28 November 2017 "4 Tips For Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations" Law360
  • 10 August 2013 ''Business Forum: Quality Early Learning Fills Regional Talent Pool With Capable Workers'' Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • 28 January 2011 ''The Importance of E-Discovery'' Pittsburgh Business Times