Charles A. Lamberton

Charles A. Lamberton was selected to Super Lawyers in 2006, 2010 and from 2020-2024. This selection is based on an evaluation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice. Being selected to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Charles A. Lamberton has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

Charles A. Lamberton is a top-rated employment lawyer and whistleblower attorney who has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. He represents executives, managers and professionals in high-end whistleblower, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and wrongful termination cases. Mr. Lamberton graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1996. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lamberton earned a degree in Economics from Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Mr. Lamberton is the former Chairman of the Labor and Employment Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the former President of the Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers Association, a former Council Member of the ACBA Federal Court Section, and is an active member of both Taxpayers Against Fraud and the National Employment Lawyers Association. In 2023, Mr. Lamberton was accepted as a Fellow of The Wendell G. Freeland Society, a prestigious organization that recognizes litigation excellence and the highest ethical standards. Mr. Lamberton frequently lectures for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, where he instructs other lawyers on employment law topics. Mr. Lamberton is on the Top 100 list of The National Trial Lawyers, and in 2018, the American Society of Legal Advocates selected Mr. Lamberton as one of the Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Mr. Lamberton is recognized as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer in the field of employment law and has a rating of Superb from Avvo.

Professional Writings and Presentations

Mr. Lamberton’s professional writings and presentations include: USERRA: What Businesses Need to Know,  ACBA Corporate Banking and Business Law Section, March 2023;  The Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Rule, PBI Emp. Law Inst. West 2021;  A Primer on the False Claims Act, ACBA Corporate Banking and Business Law Section 2021;  Litigating Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Movement, PBI No. 2018; Handling the Boom in Age Discrimination Cases, PBI No. 2017;  Medical Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation, PBI No. 2016-9454;  Retaliation in the Electronic Age, presented at NELA’s Reining in Retaliation & Winning Whistleblower Cases Spring Seminar, 2016;  Less Traditional Claims Against Employers,  PBI No. 2015-9060;  The Attorney’s Guide to Workplace Retaliation Claims, National Business Institute, 2015;  Complicated Issues in Sexual Harassment Cases, PBI No. 2014-8506;  Discovery and Trial Use of Social Media Evidence, PBI No. 2012-7435;  Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., PBI No. 2011-6950;  Social Media and the Law, PBI No. 2010-6036;  Electronic Discovery – Top Ten Mistakes Lawyers Make, PBI No. 2010-6036;  Mediating Employment Claims, PBI Emp. Law Inst.West, 2009;  Valuing Employment Cases From Intake Through Trial, PBI Emp.  Law Inst. West, 2009;  Hot Topics in Employment Law, PBI Emp. Law Inst. West, 2008;  Employment Arbitration, National Academy of Arbitrators, 2007;  The Use of Video Testimony in Employment Cases, presentation to the Allegheny County Bar Association, 2007;  How to Effectively Retain, Present and Cross-Examine Expert Witnesses, PBI Emp. Law Inst.West, 2006;  After-Acquired Evidence in Discrimination Cases, The Lawyers Journal, Vol. 7, No. 22, October 28, 2005;  Challenges of the Mind: Managing Mental Disabilities in the Workplace, Human Resources Executive Magazine, June 16, 2005;  Attorney Employment Contracts: Don’t Sign Away Your Right to Practice Law, The Lawyers Journal, Vol. 5, No. 24, November 28, 2003.


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How Can A Pittsburgh Employment Attorney Help You?

How Can A Pittsburgh
Employment Attorney Help You?

Your employer has resources on its side; it also controls the documents and witnesses, at least at the beginning. A Pittsburgh employment lawyer knows how to collect key evidence of discrimination, retaliation, or harassment from your employer both when working with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and after an employment lawsuit is filed in court. This evidence is very important and often makes the difference between winning and losing.

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