Perspectiva General

With two decades of experience, Jamie J. Spataro’s practice encompasses a wide range of workplace safety and health issues.

For nearly 15 years, Jamie served as a lead counsel for a major American ground package delivery company on workplace safety, infectious diseases and COVID-19 mitigation, hazardous materials transportation, environmental compliance, sustainability, sustainable freight, indirect air carrier and border security.

Jamie also counseled the company on customs and international trade compliance, transportation safety, regulated commodities including alcohol, tobacco, firearms, pharmaceuticals and agriculture, fuel licensing, weights and measures.

He supported the company’s international service offerings for the import and export of regulated commodities, ensuring compliance with the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations.

Prior to his in-house career, Jamie spent five years in private practice serving as national coordinating counsel and local counsel for a large corporate client involved in the defense of asbestos lawsuits. He also focused his practice on commercial and environmental litigation. Jamie regularly participated on trial teams in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Jamie has served his community representing low-income clients in pro bono matters before the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He has also provided Spanish language translation support for his corporate and pro bono clients.

He also has earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in International Law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Member

Labor and Employment Section, OSHA Section

American Bar Association

Board Vice President of Advocacy

Association of Corporate Counsel, Western Pennsylvania

2022-2023

Board Member

Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership

2015-2018

Reconocimiento

Fellow

American Bar Foundation

2022-present

Executive Editor, Journal of Technology Law and Policy

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

2003

Recipient, CALI Award in Constitutional Law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

2003

Named, Class Valedictorian, and Outstanding Senior

Bethany College

2000

News, Analysis & Press

WPI Labor Day Report 2023

WPI Report

September 5, 2023

Personal Jurisdiction Over the Internet: How International Is Today’s Shoe?

Journal of Cyber Law

January 2008

Personal Jurisdiction Over the Internet: How International Is Today’s Shoe?

Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy

April 2002

Speaking Engagements

OSHA Recordkeeping 300 Log Workshop

Pittsburgh, PA

March 21, 2024

OSHA Recordkeeping 300 Log Workshop

New York, NY

November 15, 2023

Panelist – OSHA Knocks on the Door: Are You Ready? Preparing for Inspections and Investigations

Pittsburgh, PA/Virtual

September 2022

Panelist – Bootcamp 103: Food & Package Delivery Services, Optimization & Regulation

International Association of Transport Regulators Annual Conference; Virtual

December 2021

Panelist – Keeping Employees Safe: Testing, Vaccinations and Related Issues during the Pandemic

American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Annual Conference; Beverly Hills, CA/Virtual

November 2021

Panelist – COVID Compliance for Employers: A practical look at the OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination ETS and other health and safety employment compliance issues in 2022

Association of Corporate Counsel, Western Pennsylvania Chapter; Pittsburgh, PA/Virtual

November 2021

How Health and Safety Informs Compliance - A Conversation with Jamie Spataro

ComTech Podcast Episode, Compliance Podcast Network

March 2021

Panelist – Performance Managing Employees through Leaves, Injuries, Illnesses and Investigations

California Coalition of Workers Compensation Annual Conference; Anaheim, CA

July 2019

Panelist – Pro Bono Partnerships with Clients: Three Case Studies

International Association of Defense Counsel Midyear Meeting; Santa Barbara, CA

February 2019

Educación

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., Bethany College, 2000summa cum laude, with Highest Distinction

Idiomas

  • Español

Admisión de la barra

Pennsylvania

Cortes

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania