• Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Colorado
  • U.S. District Court - Nebraska
  • England and Wales


  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Bar Association of the Third Federal Circuit
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • University of Cambridge, MA
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LLM
  • University of Cambridge, BA
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Anthony B. Haller


Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5690 f. +1.215.832.5690

Anthony Haller’s practice covers all aspects of labor and employment law, including preventative counseling, complex litigation, trial, and appellate work. By way of example, he acts on behalf of clients in the following areas:

  • counseling on strategic labor relations and employment issues and preventative policies, including those in response to corporate campaigns, mergers, acquisitions, and plant closings
  • litigating civil rights and employment cases including claims of race, age, sex, disability, and reverse discrimination; sexual harassment; wrongful discharge; defamation; and work-related torts
  • handling multiple plaintiff, class, and representative actions involving civil rights and employment claims
  • counseling, handling, and litigating labor relations issues including collective bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice proceedings, arbitrations, strikes, picketing, and related injunction proceedings
  • designing and enforcing policies and agreements to protect confidentiality and non-solicitation and post-employment competition, and litigating claims for breach of non-compete agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and related torts

   A masterful strategist with a great appreciation of practical business concerns. 
—Chambers USA

Mr. Haller is recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in labor and employment law, stating that he is regarded as a “calming force in difficult circumstances” and “praised for his strategic capabilities.” He also received “universal praise for his work in employment disputes.” Chambers has noted him as “a masterful strategist with a great appreciation of practical business concerns, ‘[he] is a driving force at the practice.’” Clients have stated that he is ”an excellent lawyer who would be near the top of anyone’s list for employment litigation,” “attentive and responsive,” “[has a] creative and thoughtful approach to counseling and negotiations” and a ”full understanding of the complexities of our business,” and “Anthony is just excellent at sorting out all our complex employee relations matters” and is “an excellent litigator who is very talented in trade secrets work.” Clients have also commented on his “innate attributes as a trial lawyer; he’s exceptionally well prepared and his presentation in the courtroom is marvelous,” and how “he has a high degree of integrity, develops and executes a solid legal strategy, and is able to clearly articulate legal principles.

Mr. Haller is admitted to practice in the courts of England and Wales as well as in the United States.

Mr. Haller co-authored the chapter on “Introduction to Employment Laws of the United States for Foreign Investors” in Business One Irwin’s Business Opportunities in the United States Reference Guide and the chapter on “Labor Law in the Construction Industry” in Aspen Publications’ Construction Business Handbook.

He is a frequent lecturer on employment law issues and speaks annually for the Pennsylvania Bar Employment Law Institute. He also regularly appears on Law Journal Television and writes articles on employment topics. His recent American Law Journal interview for the “Sexual Orientation, LGBT & The Workplace: ‘ENDA’ of Discrimination?” program won an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences MidAtlantic Region.


  • Strategic advice and counsel to foreign based corporation concerning asset purchase of large U.S. entity to permit restructuring of labor relations.
  • Large healthcare client in class-action involving claims of gender discrimination with respect to pay, promotion, and corporate culture.
  • Large manufacturing company in multiple plaintiff actions in three separate jurisdictions involving class-wide claims of age discrimination.
  • Prosecution of claims against former employees of corporation to prevent and remedy violations of non-compete agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.
  • Six-week jury trial involving claims of wrongful discharge and defamation arising from termination of executive director and other senior managers.
  • Representation of privately held company in national negotiations of collective bargaining agreements and labor disputes.


Mr. Haller is a member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania Ballet. He is also a board member for Dragonfly Forest, an organization that offers a free overnight camp experience for seriously ill children. He is the past president and member of the Executive Committee of the Temple American Inn of Court, and an at-large trustee of the American Inns of Court Board of Trustees. He is a member of the Thouron Award Executive Committee, and a member of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. In 2015, he was elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


  • Labor and Employment Law, listed in Chambers USA
  • USA, Labor & Employment, listed in Chambers Global
  • AV-Preeminent®, listed by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • “Forty Under Forty,” listed in Philadelphia Business Journal
  • 2007–2018, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment in Philadelphia, listed in Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2006–2017, “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” in Employment & Labor, listed in Super Lawyers

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