Erin J. McLaughlin's practice involves a wide variety of labor and employment issues. Most importantly, this includes helping clients avoid litigation through counseling. Erin regularly counsels and assists employers in developing and implementing practical and legal approaches to labor and employee issues. Erin defends employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.
Erin's practice also includes counseling employers on diverse personnel-related issues including: negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements; compliance with discrimination laws; compliance with military and other medical and family leave laws; hiring, evaluating and discharging employees; drug and alcohol testing; developing personnel policies and employee handbooks; pay practices and employee benefits; and health and safety issues.
Additionally, she has experience advising employers in such union-related matters as collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, union organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice proceedings.
Erin has been selected for inclusion in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® list under the Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment categories.
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Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2005
Ohio University, B.A., 2002, Political Science with a Minor in Business
- New Jersey
- West Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Neighborhood Legal Services Protection From Abuse Program
McKees Rocks Clinic
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown, Inc., board of directors
Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh, former board member