Markowitz & Richman - Employment and Labor
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Philadelphia · Allentown · Haddonfield · New York
Focused on Protecting Workers’ Rights for more than 25 years
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Richard Kirschner
  • Of Counsel

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Mr. Kirschner is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He had represented unions for more than 40 years in virtually every private and public sector and was General Counsel for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) International for ten years. He has extensive federal and state court litigation experience as well as experience before the National Labor Relations Board and various state labor boards. In addition, he has represented labor unions and grievants in hundreds of labor arbitration cases.

Recognition:

Mr. Kirschner is listed in prior editions of Best Lawyers in America in the Labor Law Section.

Areas Of Practice

  • Employee Benefit Plans 35%
  • Labor Arbitration 20%
  • Collective Bargaining 20%
  • Litigation 25%

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1958
  • District of Columbia, 1982
  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.B. - 1957
  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1954
    • Major: Political Science
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Labor Law
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Workers’ Compensation
Executive Representation