Gregory D. Hanscom
Greg Hanscom is an associate in the Philadelphia office with a practice devoted to representing employers in a wide array of litigation and non-litigation matters. Greg’s litigation practice focuses, in part, on discrimination claims brought under various federal, state and local statutes including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, and the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance.
Greg regularly appears in both federal and state courts and before various administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.
Greg also represents employers in class action wage and hour disputes, as well as claims brought by individual plaintiffs. Through this practice, Greg has developed an in-depth knowledge of statutes touching upon wage and hour issues including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law.
In addition to his litigation practice, Greg, as a member of the firm’s Government Solutions Practice Group. He advises and counsels employers on legislative and regulatory trends at all levels of government. Utilizing the real world experience he gained working on Capitol Hill, Greg assists employers with understanding and untangling the complicated and ever-changing web of federal, state and local labor and employment laws. Greg is also a regular contributor to the firm’s Government Solutions Blog.
Greg’s non-litigation practice also requires him to regularly advise employers on drafting and implementing complex and legally compliant workplace policies and procedures.
Greg has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Stars since 2013.
Honors & Leadership
- Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
- Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
- Network Leader, UMASS Alumni Association Network in Philadelphia
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Philadelphia Annual One Day Seminar9.29.16
- Keystone Employment Law Blog3.10.17
- Keystone Employment Law Blog11.4.16
- Government Relations Blog11.4.16
- Government Relations Blog8.17.16
- Keystone Employment Law Blog8.17.16
- Less than the Minimum – The Department of Labor Continues Aggressive Enforcement Efforts in PennsylvaniaKeystone Employment Law Blog5.19.16
- Government Relations Blog4.18.16
- Keystone Employment Law Blog3.7.16
- Government Relations Blog12.10.15
- Government Relations Blog8.28.15
- Government Relations Blog4.14.15
- Government Relations Blog3.18.15
- Employers Beware – Potential Change to the Scope of Vicarious Liability Under Federal Antidiscrimination StatutesGovernment Relations Blog6.9.14
- A Continuing Legislative Trend – Seattle Approves Legislation Raising the Minimum Wage to $15.00 an HourGovernment Relations Blog6.5.14
- Social Media Legislation – Employers Beware of the Ongoing Movement to Protect Employees and Potential New HiresGovernment Relations Blog5.7.14
- Government Relations Blog5.1.14
- Government Relations Blog4.16.14
- Government Relations Blog4.7.14
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog9.30.13
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog7.15.13
- Villanova University School of LawJ.D. 2008, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
- University of MassachusettsB.A. 2004
- New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania