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

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

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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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Blog/News

04. 21. 16

Settlement in Wage and Hour Class Action Brought By Table Games Dealers At The Meadows Casino

Stember Cohn &  Davidson-Welling  (“SCDW”) has reached a class action settlement with the Meadows Casino in Washington, PA, on behalf of table games dealers at the Casino in Yanchak v. Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC., a wage and hour case brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act. A former dealer […] Read More

02. 9. 16

Victory in Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reinstated the gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit of Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling client Sandra Connelly, finding that the lower court improperly dismissed Ms. Connelly’s claims. Ms. Connelly was the only female truck driver employed by Lane Construction Corporation at its Pittsburgh facility.  She contends that she […] Read More

12. 2. 15

Consideration Required for PA Noncompetes

  In a clear victory for Pennsylvania employees, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held in a case of first impression that an employer cannot use so called “magic language” to impose noncompete clauses where no significant benefit is provided to the agreeing employee. The continuation of employment on its own, the court found, is not […] Read More

Firm Overview

Best Employment Laywers 2017 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. Attorney Maureen Davidson-Welling has almost a decade of experience 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.