Lori Armstrong Halber: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Lori Armstrong Halber

Radnor,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone(610) 230-2174

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act - ADEA
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Discrimination and Harassment
  • Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
  • Labor Arbitration
  • National Labor Relations Act - NLRA
  • Personnel and Supervisor Training
  • Race and Gender Discrimination
  • Title VII
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
University University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, B.S., 1991
Law SchoolTemple University School of Law, Philadelphia, PA, J.D., 1997 Barrister Award
Admitted1997, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Activities

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Former Co-chair of the ABA Labor and Employment Section Immigration Committee
Past Chair and Founder, Labor and Employment Group, International Alliance of Law Firms


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

Reported CasesRepresentative Work: Lead attorney representing national healthcare company in multi-jurisdictional labor and employment matters.; Lead attorney representing specialty construction company in wage and hour collective action.; Obtained denial of conditional certification in a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action for a national retirement community.; Successfully defended national transportation company in disability discrimination litigation brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.; Lead attorney representing and representing healthcare company in sex and race hostile work environment litigation brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.; Obtained summary judgment for employer in an action under Section 301 of the National Labor Relations Act.; Won motion to dismiss national origin claim for energy client.; Counseled a large gaming client to victory in a union campaign.; Co-counsel in successful defense of unfair labor practice charges alleging 8(a)(1) and 8(a)(3) violations in which the NLRB sought injunctive relief.; Lead attorney defending software company in DOL enforcement proceeding regarding alleged H-1b violations.; Fisher & Phillips Wins Defense Verdict in Sex Plus Employment Discrimination Case

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SCOTUS Extends Same-Sex Marriage Rights Nationwide
Lori Armstrong Halber,Scott D. Schneider, June 30, 2015
As has become its custom, the Supreme Court left one of its most high-profile decisions for the end of its term, holding today by a 5-4 vote that the Constitution requires states to recognize same-sex marriages. As a result, state bans against same-sex marriage are no longer permissible and all...

Congress Has Spoken Mr. President - No Quickies
Lori Armstrong Halber, March 24, 2015
In the words of House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN), “Today, Congress voted to stop an unelected board of bureaucrats from trampling on the rights of America’s workers and job creators.” The House voted today to join the Senate and send a...

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Lori Armstrong Halber

150 North Radnor Chester Road
RadnorPA 19087


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