Anthony T. Bowser
Commercial & Business Litigation, Governmental Entity & Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law,
Anthony joined the firm in July 2012. His practice is focused on representing companies and municipalities in all aspects of labor and employment law, as well as commercial litigation.
Anthony has experience litigating disputes related to employment discrimination, wage and hour, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, unemployment compensation, family and medical leave, employee benefits, reductions in force and wrongful discharge. In addition to employment litigation, Anthony represents business entities in a variety of commercial disputes and municipalities in the defense of civil rights claims.
Anthony has successfully litigated cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States through summary judgment, trial verdicts and appeals. He has extensive experience representing employers before federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, PA Human Relations Commission, PA Labor Relations Board and PA Department of Labor & Industry. Anthony regularly acts as local counsel to firms outside of Central Pennsylvania in a variety of litigation matters.
Outside of his litigation practice, Anthony works with employers on risk avoidance strategies to ensure compliance with the multitude of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations. He counsels employers in workplace investigations and in making difficult employee discipline and termination decisions with the goal of minimizing the risks of litigation. Anthony also assists employers with union workforces in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, as well as grievances, arbitrations and unfair labor practice charges.
Anthony believes in working with his clients to understand their goals, and then ensuring those goals are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Anthony is a frequent presenter on a wide array of employment law topics. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at York College of Pennsylvania, where he taught Employment Law in the school’s business management department. He was recently named the Chair of the Employment Practices Liability Committee of the Professional Liability Defense Federation. Anthony resides in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania with his wife and two sons, where he coaches youth soccer and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Camp Hill Soccer Club.
Widener University School of Law (J.D. 2006)
- Moot Court Honor Society
The Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business (B.S. 2002)
- Business Logistics (major)
- Legal Environment of Business (minor)
Supreme Court of the United States
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania