Thomas T. Hearn
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Thomas T. Hearn concentrates his practice in labor and management relations, employment discrimination and employee contracts. Mr. Hearn has extensive experience in equal employment opportunity cases before state and federal agencies, employment discrimination litigation, and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Hearn is named as a 2010 Pennsylvania’s “Rising Stars” as listed in both the Philadelphia magazine (June 2010) and the Thomson Reuters, Legal magazine, “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®” (June 2010 edition). Rising Stars are chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Thomson Reuters, Legal as being among the top-up-and-coming lawyers in the Commonwealth. Only 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania attorneys receive this honor each year. Mr. Hearn previously received this honor in years 2006 and 2008.
Mr. Hearn is the co-author of Flat-Rate Fees Paid to Sales Associates Are “Commissions” Sufficient To Be Exempt From Fair Labor Standards Act’s Overtime Pay Requirements” (Wage and Hour Institute, 2010); “Avoiding ADA Lawsuits and Keeping Workers Safe,” Construction Executive, April 2006; and “Terminate a Disabled Employee under the Direct Threat Exception of the ADA,” Mid-Atlantic Builder, May/June 2006.
International Motor Coach Group, Inc., Heads-Up Hiring and Termination Without Litigation, February 23, 2010, Las Vegas, NV
American Bus Association, Marketplace 2011, Harassment Recognition and Prevention in the Work Place, January 8, 2011, Philadelphia, PA
American Bus Association, Marketplace 2011, Managing Without Interference and the Employee Free Choice Act, January 9, 2011, Philadelphia, PA
International Motor Coach Group, Inc., Employment Practices Liability Insurance - - Kicking the Tires; and, Conducting Effective Internal Investigations, January 18, 2011, Tampa, FL
Professional & Civic Activities
- Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Homeless Advocacy Project
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