Brian M. Hentosz represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. In his employment practice, he litigates individual and class/collective actions arising under:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Various state laws

Brian also maintains a traditional labor practice, where he represents employers in:

  • Proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board
  • Collective bargaining
  • Grievance arbitrations
  • Union election campaigns
  • Corporate transactions

Additionally, Brian regularly counsels clients on labor and employment compliance issues, including:

  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Discipline and termination issues
  • Wage and hour
  • Union avoidance
  • Implementing lawful reductions-in-force
  • Conducting investigations
  • Severance agreements

Brian served as the symposium editor of the Tulane Law Review. Prior to attending law school, he worked in the planning and allocation department at the corporate headquarters of a large retailer. As an undergraduate, he was a member of the Villanova football team.  

Professional & Community Affiliations


Neighborhood Legal Services Association


Central Catholic Lettermen’s Club


Big 33 Scholarship Foundation, Inc.


Order of the Coif

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Recipient, CALI Award in Constitutional Criminal Procedure

Speaking Engagements

The Hottest Labor and Employment Developments of 2015

Pittsburgh, PA

November 4, 2015


  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2013summa cum laude
  • B.A., Villanova University, 2008

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit