Robert A. Vernon

Areas of Practice:
Robert A. Vernon is a senior associate practicing in the areas of labor and employment law as well as general litigation.

Education and Professional Background:
The College of William and Mary (BA, 2006)

The University of Notre Dame School of Law (J. D. 2009), cum laude

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 2009

Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits

Allegheny County Bar Association

Direct Dial: (412) 395-1275 | Fax: (412) 395-1291 | Email:

Professional Background

Rob dedicates his practice to advising private and public-sector employers on employment law, wage and hour, contracting, and labor matters. Rob is an experienced litigator and has successfully represented clients throughout Pennsylvania and in courts across the country in matters involving employment discrimination, disability accommodation and medical leave, and hostile work environment claims, and has experience managing class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state statutes. Rob manages claims from inception through resolution, and has secured dismissals of numerous claims at summary judgment and pleading stages, represented clients at trial and arbitration, and successfully upheld these rulings in the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals. Rob advises clients in employment and contracting matters, including the development of employment policies and decisions including hiring and firing, compensation, non-compete agreements, and management.

Prior to joining Campbell Durrant, Rob worked for a boutique employment law firm in Lancaster Pennsylvania, where he represented both regional and multi-national corporations in their employment law matters. Rob was also a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group of a global law firm, where he served on the national coordinating and trial counsel teams for clients facing thousands of mass tort claims pending in nearly every jurisdiction in the United States.

On A Personal Note...

Rob grew up in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Lynda, now live in West Mifflin, where they try to keep up with their 1-year-old daughter.