Overview

Jill M. Weimer's practice focuses on advising companies on employment law compliance issues and defending businesses in litigation of employment-related claims. 

She advises companies of all sizes, from start-ups to global corporations with a particular focus on counseling clients regarding emerging issues related to the influx of technology in the workplace. 

Jill’s practice specifically includes wage and hour litigation, defending discrimination and harassment actions, and counseling clients on litigation avoidance, including best practices for discipline, termination, compliance, training and other workplace issues. Jill is a member of the firm’s Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation industry group. This industry group is focused on providing representation and compliance assistance to employers in the robotics industry and employers integrating automation, AI, telepresence and robotics into their workplaces. She is also a core member of the firm’s Employment Practices Audit practice group, through which she regularly audits clients' employment practices in an effort to proactively identify issues before they become lawsuits.

*Not licensed to practice law in California.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors

Sports & Exhibition Authority

Co-Chair

Gender Equity Sub-Committee

Allegheny County Bar Association

Elected Member, Board of Directors

University of Pittsburgh School of Law Alumni Association

Elected Member, Board of Directors

Woodlands Foundation

Elected Member, Board of Directors

Life Span, Inc.

Recognition

Named, On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer

American Bar Association

2018

Named, Rising Star

Pennsylvania

Super Lawyers

2012-2017

Recipient, Ivan & Mary Novick Award for Young Alumni Leadership

Pitt Alumni Association, University of Pittsburgh

2013

Recipient, Young Lawyers Division Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

Allegheny County Bar Association

2010

Recipient, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Community Service Award

2007

News, Analysis & Press

Thrival Festival Explores Humans and Technology

The Pitt News

September 20, 2018

OSHA Issues New Rule for Food Safety Whistleblowers

Food Safety Magazine

May 6, 2014

Are Punitive Damages Too Damaging?

39 Andrews Insurance Coverage Litigation Reporter 1

July 2009

Speaking Engagements

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law West, Pittsburgh, PA

November 13-14, 2018

Don’t Get Wrecked by the Reckoning: How to Respond to Harassment in the Age of #MeToo

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, Pittsburgh, PA

November 7, 2018

Thrival Festival 2018 Humans X Tech Future of Work Symposium, “The Rising Tide: Risks and Opportunities in an Automated Future”

Ascender, Pittsburgh, PA

September 19, 2018

Hot Topics in Workplace Privacy

Council of Petroleum Accountants Society (COPAS), Canonsburg, PA

September 18, 2018

Maintaining a Respect-Based Workplace

EMSI Annual Sales Conference, Orlando, FL

September 13, 2018

The Purloined Letter: An Employer’s Rights and Remedies When a Whistleblower Steals Confidential Information

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018

Audits

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018

The 2016 Election: What Does a Trump Victory Mean for Employers?

The Gotham Group Pittsburgh, PA

March 3, 2017
The 2016 Election: What Does a Trump Victory Mean for Employers?

Pittsburgh, PA

February 7, 2017

Presenting Your Best Restrictive Covenant Case – Tips for Plaintiffs, Defendants and the View from the Bench

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute West, Pittsburgh, PA

November 2016

LGBT Issues In the Workplace

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute West, Pittsburgh, PA

November 12-13, 2015
The Hottest Labor and Employment Developments of 2015

Pittsburgh, PA

November 4, 2015

Work/Life Balance from an Employment Lawyer's Perspective

Pitt Law Academy, Pittsburgh, PA

February 5, 2015

Panelist, Master the Ask - Building Your Book

Institute on Gender Equality

December 12, 2014

Family Responsibilities Discrimination

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Employment Law Institute West, Pittsburgh, PA

November 2014

Employee Leave Law From A to Z

National Business Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

August 2014

Family Leave Discrimination: A New Frontier in Discrimination Law

Spring Conference - American Bar Association, Pittsburgh, PA

May 2014

How to Manage the Employee From Hell

Spring Conference - Pittsburgh Paralegal Association, Pittsburgh, PA

May 2014

Are your Employees Really Exempt

Quarterly Client Seminar - Henderson Brothers, Pittsburgh, PA

February 2012

Understanding the Impact of Social Media, Smartphones and Texting

Airports Council International

September 2010

Education

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2007
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2004cum laude

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan