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Homer L. Walton - Pittsburgh, PA

One PPG PlaceSuite 1500 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Updated: 02/23/2022

Pittsburgh Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Overview

Homer Walton is a shareholder with the firm and co-chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group. He is also a member of the Litigation Department and has practiced law since 1990. Homer provides defense of claims alleging sexual harassment, employment discrimination based on age, race, sex, religion, national origin, handicap and disability and retaliation in violation of local, state and federal laws...

Homer Walton is a shareholder with the firm and co-chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group. He is also a member of the Litigation Department and has practiced law since 1990. Homer provides defense of claims alleging sexual harassment, employment discrimination based on age, race, sex, religion, national origin, handicap and disability and retaliation in violation of local, state and federal laws.

The state and federal statutes Homer provides defense, advice and/or training for compliance with are:

• The National Labor Relations Act, as amended;
• Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991;
• Sections 1981 through 1980 of Title 42 of the United States Code, as amended;
• The Immigration Reform and Control Act, as amended;
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended;
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended;
• The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act;
• The Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended;
• The Family and Medical Leave Act;
• The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, as amended;
• The Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law, as amended;
• The Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act, as amended;
• The Pennsylvania Equal Pay Law, as amended;
• The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act;
• The Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Act.

Homer has extensive experience representing clients in cases filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations. He has successfully had hundreds of cases dismissed by these administrative agencies. Homer has also engaged in numerous mediations before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and attended fact-finding conferences before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) and Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) where he has successfully negotiated the resolution of numerous cases.

Homer is a trial attorney and has litigated employment discrimination cases in state and federal court. Homer has been named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" in the 2009 and 2010 editions of Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine.

About Homer L. Walton

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Labor & Employment

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • National Bar Association (Member)

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1988
    J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh, 1984
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude

Past Positions

  • United Parcel Service, Manager

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Homer L. Walton

Included on the 2010 Pennsylvania list


Past Lists

  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Homer L. Walton on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2009 - 2010

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Office Information

Address

One PPG PlaceSuite 1500 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fax

  • (412) 594-5619

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