Thomas H. May

Thomas H. May: Attorney with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Thomas H. May is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. As Chair of the firm’s Employment and Labor Law Group , he concentrates his practice in the areas of employment and labor law and civil rights. He regularly represents employers of all sizes, engaged in a variety of enterprises, including health care, transportation, and the food and beverage industry. For twenty-five years, Mr. May has been litigating before administrative agencies such as the EEOC and NLRB and in state and federal courts. He has handled cases involving race, age, sex, and disability discrimination at both the trial and appellate level.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. May served as a Manager of Labor Relations for Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation.

Professional Accomplishments

•Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, elected in 2018
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America : 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - Labor and Employment for Pittsburgh
The Best Lawyers in America since 2007: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2004-2005 and 2009-2018

Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

•“Preventing Foodborne Illness through Vaccinations” (Co-Presenter); 2014 GMA Litigation Conference; Dana Point, California; 2/26/2014
•“Hot Employment Law Issues: The Fair Labor Standards Act” (Co Presenter), Working Solutions Breakfast Program, 5/18/2004
•Lectures on Employment Law (PBI and NARTC)


•Employment and Labor Issues (Lawyers Journal and Pittsburgh Business Times)


11/29/2016 Articles

What will a President Trump mean to the employment world?

6/17/2011 Articles

Ask the Legal: What should my business do about the new amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act?


2/23/2012 Newsletters

Employment Law Update: Fourth Circuit holds that employee who can work 40 hours is not disabled under the ADA.

5/26/2011 Newsletters

Employment Law Update: The Department of Labor has an “app” for that.

5/25/2011 Newsletters

Employment Law Update: Final Regulations implementing the amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act are now in effect.

3/28/2011 Newsletters

Employment Law Update: United States Supreme Court rules that oral complaint is protected activity under the Fair Labor Standards Act. (3/28/2011)

3/24/2011 Newsletters

Employment Law Update: Jury awards $60,000 to man who blames blogger for his firing.

Press Releases

8/15/2018 Press Releases

Forty-Two Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2019

5/24/2018 Press Releases

DMC’s 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Selectees

8/15/2017 Press Releases

Thirty-Seven Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2018

5/22/2017 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its Super Lawyer and Rising Star Selectees

8/15/2016 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

8/15/2016 Press Releases

Two Dickie McCamey Attorneys Named Best Lawyers 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh

8/24/2015 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2016

9/15/2014 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2015

9/26/2013 Press Releases

DMC Attorney Appointed to Chair ACBA Section

8/30/2013 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its 42 Best Lawyers in America 2014

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Law and Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Energy
  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Civil Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5437  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Criminology, magna cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, and Sixth Circuits; United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; 1977, Pennsylvania; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; Supreme Court of the United States


•Allegheny County Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section and Federal Court Section Chair)
•American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section - EEOC Committee and Development of the Law Under the NLRA Committee)
•Sports Lawyers Association


Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

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