Charles A. Lamberton, Esq.
Lamberton Law Firm, LLC, Pittsburgh
Mr. Lamberton is one of Pennsylvania's leading employment law litigators and mediators. His peers have recognized him as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, an honor conferred on only 5 percent of the practicing bar. He has tried cases to verdict in both federal and state court, and has extensive experience practicing before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. Mr. Lamberton's cases have been covered in several major news media, including Forbes.com, ABC News, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, the Pittsburgh Business Times, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Philadelphia Inquirer and Human Resource Executive Magazine. Mr. Lamberton is former outside litigation counsel to the American Association of People with Disabilities. In 2006, Mr. Lamberton was named to The Metropolitan's Who's Who in Law for the City of Pittsburgh. Mr. Lamberton is a USERRA representative for Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency dedicated to protecting the employment rights of National Guardsmen and Military Reservists under USERRA. In March, 2008, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania certified Mr. Lamberton as a mediator for employment and civil rights cases. Mr. Lamberton's presentations and writings include: Social Media and the Law, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2010; Top 10 E-Discovery Mistakes Lawyers Make, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2010; Mediating Employment Claims, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2009; Valuing Employment Cases From Intake Through Trial, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2009; Valuing Employment Cases, Federal Court Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, 2009; Hot Topics in Employment Law, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2008; Local Rule 56.1 - The Judges Speak Out, 2008; Employment Arbitration, National Academy of Arbitrators, 2007; The Use of Video Testimony in Employment Cases, 2007; How to Effectively Retain, Present and Cross-Examine Expert Witnesses, PBI Employment Law Institute West, 2006. Mr. Lamberton actively volunteers in Western Pennsylvania's local bar associations. His appointments and volunteer efforts include serving on the Nominating Committee, Federal Court Section Council at Large, and Labor and Employment Section Council at Large of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He previously served as the Treasurer of the Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section, and is a 2003 graduate of the ACBA's Bar Leadership Initiative. Mr. Lamberton also sits on the Advisory Panel of the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association. He served on the Steering Committee of the Federal Bar Association, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, from 2004-05, and was the Chair of the Young Lawyers Section in 2004. Mr. Lamberton is also an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Pittsburgh Turkish-American Association.