Email Donna A. Walsh Phone: (570)3426100
Fax: (570)342-6147
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Ms. Walsh has developed a principal focus on employment and commercial litigation matters, including employment agreements; severance agreements; non-compete agreements; protection of trade secrets; counseling on workplace and employee issues; administrative proceedings before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; whistleblower claims; litigation of civil rights, discrimination, harassment and employment-related disputes; litigation of individual and class claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act; litigating claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; and litigation of commercial disputes. In addition, she has represented businesses and their employees in connection with government and grand jury investigations and has defended individuals and corporations charged with white collar criminal offenses.

Professional/Civic:

  • Hearing Committee Member, Disciplinary Board of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2011-present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Circle 200 of Northeastern PA, 2010-present
  • Leadership Lackawanna, Class of 2004

Publications/Speaking Engagements:

  • “Can Violating a Work Rule Make You a Criminal?” Champion (September/October 2013).
  • “Electronic Evidence: The Ever-Expanding Frontier,” Utilizing Forensic Science in Criminal Cases, Aspatore Books (2013).
  • “Legal Nuts & Bolts of Small Business,” University of Scranton, Small Business Development Center (2006).
  • “Human Resource Issues for Medical Professionals,” NEPA Medical Administration Professionals (2005).

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of PA
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education:

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.S.B.A., Bucknell University, Magna Cum Laude

Focus of Practice:

Employment Law; Commercial Litigation; White Collar Criminal Defense.