John C. Artz: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

John C. Artz


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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • OSHA
  • MSHA
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Workers
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Black Lung Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation
University Allegheny College, B.A., distinguished military graduate, 1968; U.S. Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training, 1969
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
Admitted1976, Pennsylvania
Memberships Allegheny County (Member, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Workers' Compensation Sections), Pennsylvania (Member, Labor and Employment and Workers' Compensation Sections) and American (Member, Labor and Employment and Litigation Sections and Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law) Bar Associations.
MilitaryCapt., Pilot, U.S. Air Force, 1968-1973
BornColumbus, Ohio, March 4, 1946

Order of Wig and Robe; Omicron Delta Kappa. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Labor Law. Pennsylvania Bar Association James S. Bowman Award for Outstanding Practice in Administrative Law, 2013. Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008. Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 2012-.

Who's Who in American Law, 2001-; Who's Who in the World, 2001-; Who's Who in America, 2000-. Member, 1974-1976 and Notes Editor, 1975-1976, South Carolina Law Review. Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Occupational Health Law, 1988-1992. Appointed Management Member, ABA Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law since 1981; Contributor, 1989, 2007; Associate Editor, 1994-1995, 1999; Co-Management-Editor-in-Chief, 1996-1997 of succeeding cumulative supplements to Occupational Safety & Health Law (BNA). Part-Time Instructor, Robert Morris University and Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, 1998-. Member: General Program Committee, 1984-2002, and Chair, 1996 and 1999; Board of Directors, 1996-2000; Treasurer, 1997, Pittsburgh Human Resources Association. Member, Society for Human Resource Management.


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Avoiding Mistletoe Mishaps, Part III: OSHA Releases Crowd Management Safety Guidelines For Retailers
John C. Artz, December 5, 2013
As 2013 comes to an end, we have been considering a number of workplace issues that employers might face at the end of the year and the beginning of the holiday season. In parts one and two of this blog series, we covered employers’ chief concerns when hiring a seasonal workforce and...

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John C. Artz

One PPG Place, Suite 1900
PittsburghPA 15222-1237


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