Brett M. Waldron is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. He has experience handling an array of commercial, employment, and civil rights disputes across a variety of industries. He has litigated constitutional claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, federal and state statutory claims, and claims arising under the common law. He has represented clients in numerous appellate matters and in all phases of trial-court litigation.
Brett joined the firm in 2017, after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Harris L Hartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Honorable Edward G. Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Brett earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law in May 2013. He was a member of the Public Interest Law Journal and an Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar. Brett received his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, in Government, with distinction in all subjects, from Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences in May 2010. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the Janice N. and Milton J. Esman Undergraduate Prize.
Labor and Employment
- Served as co-counsel in defense of class action tried to verdict before jury in federal court
- Represented municipality and local correctional facility in civil rights disputes, resulting in cases being dismissed on the pleadings and after discovery
- Represented employer in appellate litigation involving claims of whistleblowing
- Author, “SCOTUS To Address Standing of Class Members,” January 2021
- Co-author, “Pa. Insureds’ Path to Pandemic Biz Interruption Coverage,” Law360, May 2020
- Co-author, “The Path to the Recovery of Business Interruption Losses for Pennsylvania Policyholders,” April 2020
- Co-author, “United States Supreme Court: Government Employers Cannot Withhold Union Dues from Non-Union Employees,” June 2018
- Author, “Legal Rhetoric and Social Science: A Hypothesis for Why Doctrine Matters in Judicial Decisionmaking,” 3 No. 11 Pace Int’l L. Rev. Online Companion 371, Spring 2013
- Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2021-2022
- Employment Litigation: Defense
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