Lori Armstrong Halber is a partner in the Philadelphia office. With an eye towards practical results, she represents management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law.
Lori has extensive experience defending employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in matters involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act, with particular class and collective action experience.
With respect to traditional labor matters, Lori provides labor relations counseling and defends clients in grievance and unfair labor practice claims.
She also has experience in the immigration field counseling corporate clients regarding compliance with business immigration regulations under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the U.S. Department of Labor and representing them in related enforcement proceedings.
Lori regularly provides preventive counseling and training on topics such as the respectful workplace, performance management and union avoidance.
Lori was listed as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2007 and has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2015. In 2006 she was selected as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by the Legal Intelligencer.
Is Your Company Ready for a Union Ambush?
April 15, 2015
The New Bully in the Workplace
April 15, 2015
What it Takes to Succeed as a Small Business
March 25, 2015
Congress Has Spoken, Mr. President: No Quickie Union Elections
March 20, 2015
How Do You Define What's Workplace Appropriate?
February 5, 2015
Student Athletes are Students - Not Employees
January 26, 2015
The Year Ahead May be a Bumpy One for Employers
December 15, 2014
Celebrate What Makes Your Company Unique
November 10, 2014
Creating An Environment That Spurs Innovation
October 17, 2014
Philadelphia: The Future Is In Our Grasp
September 10, 2014
Labor and Employment Law Developments For Manufactures
August 13, 2014
Could New Regulations Impact the City's Hospitality Sector?
July 21, 2014
A Smart Business Plan Considers the Cost of Human Capital
June 18, 2014
Employee Retention Rates: The Buck Stops With You
May 18, 2014
Can Energy Really Equal Jobs? Only With Bipartisan Effort
April 3, 2014
Looking At Work Law and State Policy
February 24, 2014
Significant Initiatives to Keep an Eye on in 2014
December 18, 2013
Corporate vs. Private Rights: The Debate Continues
December 4, 2013
What to Consider When Choosing Philadelphia
November 14, 2013
Key to Filling Manufacturing Jobs: Immigration Reform
November 7, 2013
Paid or Unpaid, Internships are Invaluable
October 31, 2013
Fantasy Football Costs $6.5 Billion In Workplace Productivity
September 11, 2013
Supreme Court Answers the Question of Who Qualifies as a Supervisor
July 15, 2013
Questions Raised Regarding Who Qualifies as a Supervisor
June 11, 2013
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure - The Top 3 Things You Can Do to Avoid Workplace Liability
Greater Philadelphia of Chamber Newsletter, July 2013
T.O. Dispute Earns the Eagles and A+ in Management 101
Philadelphia Business Journal, December 2005
Harassment Liability: How Employers Can Protect Themselves
Philadelphia Enterpriser, Vol. VI, No. 2, March/April 1999
Interviewed on KYW News Radio, June 13, 2013, regarding PTO policies
Executive Leaders Radio, March 2, 2012
IX: Thou Shalt Discriminate (Hosanna-Tabor v. EECO: Ordained Employment Discrimination)
Temple University Beasley School of Law, Fall 2010
Reasonable Woman Standard in Sexual Harassment Cases
New York Law School, October 2004
Adjunct Professor, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Board Member, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Arts and Business Council
Volunteer, Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Member, The Moyer Foundation's Development and Communications Committee
Member, USFHA Adult Task Force
Past President, Philadelphia Field Hockey Association
Member, Warrington Township Park and Recreation Board
Past Member, Warrington Township Zoning Board
Quotes and Soundbites
Launching Your Startup In Philadelphia
March 25, 2015
Task force: Paid sick leave good for Phila
December 1, 2014
Workplace Bullying Laws on the Horizon?
July 20, 2013