Brett M. Waldron is a partner 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
- Mentioned, “Thirteen Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists,” May 2023
- Mentioned, “Montgomery McCracken Elects Two New Partners,” March 2023
- Co-Author, “FTC Proposes Total Nationwide Ban on Non-Compete Clauses,” January 2023
- 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 in 2021-2023 and the Employment Litigation: Defense list. These lists are issued by Thomson Reuters and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the highest court of any state.
- Boston University School of Law
- Cornell University
Thirteen Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that thirteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. The following attorneys […]
Montgomery McCracken Elects Two New Partners
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Brett Waldron and Kaspar Kielland have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Waldron, located in the firm’s Philadelphia office, and Kielland, located in […]
FTC Proposes Total Nationwide Ban on Non-Compete Clauses
This week, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) kicked off 2023 with a proposed rule that could potentially spur a revolution in employment law. If implemented, this sweeping regulation would […]
Nine Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. The following attorneys […]