Bobbi Britton Tucker

Counsel

Pittsburgh

(412) 620-6519

(412) 275-2390

Bobbi will be speaking at an upcoming event:

Employer Summit 2021: The Changing Workplace

Webinar 10/05/2021

Cozen O'Connor attorneys will be presenting over three days on new workplace challenges.

Event Details 

Bobbi devotes her practice to representing employers in a wide variety of employment and labor-related matters, and defending employers' interests before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and labor arbitrators. Having worked for 10 years as a professional in the field of human resources, Bobbi is able to uniquely understand clients’ needs and issues, and provide both a practical and legal approach to employee and labor relations. Bobbi also regularly counsels employers and trains managers on a variety of personnel-related issues including anti-discrimination; hiring, evaluating and disciplining/discharging employees; performance coaching and counseling; conducting effective complaint investigations; diversity and inclusion; implicit bias; drafting employee handbooks and employment agreements; non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; and wage and hour compliance. Additionally, Bobbi works with in-house counsel, human resources managers, and executives on implementing proactive employee and labor relations practices, to avoid unnecessary litigation and to develop and sustain a positive and productive team of employees.

Bobbi is an adjunct professor of law for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Human Resources Law Online Graduate Certificate Program. In addition, she serves as co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's Black Attorney Resource Group. Bobbi is also secretary of the Allegheny County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section Council, and member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). Much of Bobbi's pro bono activities are focused on working with the Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Protection from Abuse Project.

Bobbi received her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law and received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Experience

News

Vermont gov. orders in-state employees to take health, safety training ahead of reopening

May 12, 2020

Cozen O'Connor Labor & Employment attorneys were mentioned in HR Dive discussing re-opening guidelines from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bobbi Britton Tucker Named to The Executive Leadership Academy

February 06, 2020

Bobbi Britton Tucker was named a member of The Executive Leadership Academy presented by the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business.

Cozen O’Connor Adds 17 Lawyers from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

May 08, 2017

The new attorneys add depth in Pittsburgh across Commercial and Corporate practices and continues to expand its national Labor & Employment Department

Publications

The Importance of “Thanks-Giving” in the Workplace [HR Headaches Blog]

November 05, 2018

Approaching the Thanksgiving holiday, many people take time to give thanks for what they have.  This is a good time to remind employers of the positive impact “giving thanks” has on their employees, work environments and their organizations’ cultures....

Third Circuit Provides Guidance on Handling of EMTALA Whistleblower Claims [Labor & Employment Alert]

June 20, 2018

Bobbi Britton Tucker discusses the court's decision in Marie Gillispie v. Regionalcare Hospital Partners, Inc., and how the court rules that the EMTALA’s whistleblower provision protects employees who inform personnel in a covered facility of an alleged EMTALA violation, even though the employee does not also inform any governmental or regulatory agency.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

Employer Summit 2021: The Changing Workplace

October 05, 2021 - Webinar

Cozen O'Connor attorneys will be presenting over three days on new workplace challenges.

Past Events

What’s Trending in Labor and Employment Law

May 23, 2019 - Pittsburgh, PA

Greater Pittsburgh Hotel Association - Lunch and Learn

September 06, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

Hot Issues in Labor and Employment Law

April 17, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

Minority and Women Lawyers’ Business Development Forum

September 28, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1991

Awards & Honors

2020 TALI Executive Leadership Academy

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Allegheny County Bar Association

University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Human Resources Law Online Graduate Certificate Program

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources

Neighborhood Legal Services Association