2019 Black Public Defender Association (BPDA) Conference.
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Rich Harris

Littler Mendelson P.C.
Richard Harris counsels employers with regard to crisis management, litigation avoidance and assists employers in developing policies and programs in accordance with state and federal employment laws. His practice also includes conducting internal corporate investigations and workplace harassment training. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and has served as co-Chair of its Jury Trial Practice Group. He has taught continuing legal education courses in trial advocacy and crisis management. Richard’s trial practice experience includes counseling and representing Fortune 500 companies in multi-state litigation in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAA), race discrimination, wage and hour, harassment, retaliation and whistleblower litigation. He has tried more than 50 jury trials in state and federal court and is recognized as a leading authority on trial advocacy and is a frequent contributor to local and national media outlets. He is on the Board of Trustees for the Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School, Enon Coulter Community Development Corporation and the Arden Theatre. He previously served on the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.