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  • We take on Western Pennsylvania’s biggest companies.

    We fight for what’s fair against all employers, large and small, and their lawyers.

  • Our focus is employment law and employee benefits.

    Finding a solution to problems at work is what we do.

  • We respect
    your time and money.

    We’ll work with you to evaluate your case
    and honestly assess it.

  • We listen
    and learn about you.

    We listen to and learn about our clients to craft the right approach in each case.

What we do

We are employment lawyers and labor attorneys who represent professionals, unions, and workers.  We help our clients address and overcome serious legal issues in the workplace.

Our practice areas are litigation, employment contracts, non-competes and other restrictive covenants, severance agreements, unemployment compensation, whistleblower retaliation, employment discrimination (race, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, and national origin), the Family and Medical Leave Act, class actions, wage and hour (overtime), and employee benefits. We also represent individuals who have been denied long-term disability benefits.

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09. 18. 15

Obama Issues Executive Order on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

President Obama on Labor Day signed an executive order which requires companies that contract with the federal government to provide their workers with paid sick leave. The order, titled “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors,” seeks to ensure that employees of companies which contract with the federal government are eligible for paid sick leave, […] Read More

04. 20. 15

Verdict for Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling Client in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Case

On April 17, 2015, a jury awarded Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling client Sandra Robertson what is believed to be the largest individual plaintiff’s verdict in an employment discrimination case ever entered in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The jury awarded nearly $1 million in compensatory damages and $12.5 million […] Read More

03. 10. 15

Consult a Disability (LTD) Lawyer Early in the Disability Claim Process

  Filing for long-term disability (LTD) benefits is more complicated than your LTD insurance company might like you to think.  If you become unable to work and are covered by LTD insurance, consulting with an LTD lawyer could make the difference between getting benefits and having your claim denied. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act […] Read More

Firm Overview

Best Employment Laywers We are a Downtown-Pittsburgh law firm concentrating in employment law and employee rights. Our Pittsburgh employment lawyers and employee rights advocates represent professionals, unions, and workers in employment, labor, and employee benefits matters. We help our clients address and overcome serious legal issues in the workplace when their employee rights are violated. Because we are dedicated to employee rights, we do not represent businesses or employers.

Attorney John Stember, our managing partner, has represented employees and unions in Western Pennsylvania for more than 35 years. Attorney Jonathan Cohn has concentrated on employee rights since moving to Pittsburgh in 2004. Attorneys Maureen Davidson-Welling and Emily Town have combined experience of almost a decade in employment law.
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Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling, LLC is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and represents individual clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, including Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Erie, New Castle, Altoona, Indiana, Kittanning, Harrisburg, York, Williamsport, Allegheny County, Indiana County, Washington County, Fayette County, Greene County, Somerset County, Bedford County and Centre County.