Carmon M. Harvey

123 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19109
Phone:  215-772-7698
Fax:  215-731-3634
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Practice Areas:
Labor and Employment, Higher Education Law, Commercial Litigation, Appellate Litigation, Business Litigation
Admitted to Practice:
Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey
Philadelphia, PA
Law School:
Temple University School of Law
Undergraduate School:
Creighton University

Carmon M. Harvey is a partner in Montgomery McCracken's Labor and Employment Practice and serves as co-vice chair of the firm's Higher Education Law Practice.

Harvey's practice concentrates on employment litigation and counseling, including with respect to wage and hour issues, hiring, firing, employee discipline, federal and state discrimination laws, sexual and other prohibited harassment, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), trade secrets and non-compete agreements, and grievance arbitration. 

Harvey also regularly counsels institutions of higher education regarding faculty, student, administrative, and compliance matters, including with respect to faculty promotion and tenure proceedings, Title IX compliance, and university and faculty policies and procedures.

She serves as an editor of the firm's Employment Law Matters blog, which covers the many unique and challenging legal issues that employers face, as well as new decisions and laws, best practices, and trends in the workplace.

Selected Publications

Selected Representations

  • Represented a grocery warehouse operator in a federal employment discrimination trial.  In connection with this age and disability discrimination and harassment matter, Harvey obtained a result favorable to her client.
  • Represented a local university in a federal employment discrimination trial.  In connection with this religious and national origin discrimination and retaliation matter, Harvey obtained a jury verdict in her client's favor.
  • Represented a local university in a federal litigation involving claims by a student of race and national origin discrimination.  Harvey successfully challenged the claims on a motion to dismiss, which dismissal subsequently was affirmed by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. 
  • Represented a local university and others in litigation involving a catastrophically-injured college football player who allegedly sustained a concussion and Second Impact Syndrome.
  • Represented a hotel and casino operator in AAA employment discrimination arbitrations in which Harvey obtained decisions in her client's favor.
  • Represented a state law enforcement employer in a First Amendment retaliation trial. In connection with this matter, Harvey obtained judgment as a matter of law following trial and briefed the matter in a successful appeal before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Selected Speaking Engagements

Professional and Community Involvement Activities

  • Young Scholars Charter Schools in Philadelphia, Board of Directors
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Academic Achievements

Harvey graduated, cum laude, from Temple University School of Law. While in law school, she served as Lead Articles Editor for the Temple Law Review and as President of the Moot Court Honor Society. She received a B.A. in Political Science (with distinction) and in Philosophy, magna cum laude, from Creighton University.

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