Markowitz & Richman - Employment and Labor
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Thomas H. Kohn
  • Partner

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

Phone:

Fax:

215-790-0668

Email:

Mr. Kohn is a 1969 graduate of the School of Industrial Relations of Cornell University. Following a tour of duty in the U.S. Army, he received his law degree in 1974 from Georgetown Law School, where he was awarded the Kennedy Prize as the top student in labor law studies. He was initially employed by the Eastern Conference of Teamsters as a Staff Attorney for approximately seven years and since 1981 has been engaged in private practice. He is counsel to Teamsters Joint Council No. 53 and has devoted his practice to the representation of unions in arbitrations, litigation, negotiations and before the National Labor Relations Board and other administrative agencies.

Areas Of Practice

  • Act 111 Bargaining/Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination
  • Employee Rights -- Employee
  • Employment Contracts -- Employee
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employee
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Labor Relations Boards & Proceedings
  • Sexual Harassment
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Unions
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1974
  • District of Columbia, 1974
  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1981

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1974
    • Honors: Kennedy Prize for Labor Law
  • Cornell University, I. L. R., Ithaca, New York
    • B.S. - 1969
    • Major: Industrial & Labor Relations

Representative Clients

  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • Fire Fighters Local 840
  • Graphic Communications Union

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Industrial Relations Research Association, past President

Past Employment Positions

  • Eastern Conference of Teamsters, Attorney, 1974 to 1981
  • Sagot Jennings & Sigmond, Attorney, 1981 to 2001
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Labor Law
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Workers’ Compensation
Executive Representation