John C. Artz

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA
Order of Wig and Robe; Omicron Delta Kappa. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Labor Law. Pennsylvania Bar Association James S. Bowman Award for Outstanding Practice in Administrative Law, 2013. Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008. Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 2012-.

Who's Who in American Law, 2001-; Who's Who in the World, 2001-; Who's Who in America, 2000-. Member, 1974-1976 and Notes Editor, 1975-1976, South Carolina Law Review. Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Occupational Health Law, 1988-1992. Appointed Management Member, ABA Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Law since 1981; Contributor, 1989, 2007; Associate Editor, 1994-1995, 1999; Co-Management-Editor-in-Chief, 1996-1997 of succeeding cumulative supplements to Occupational Safety & Health Law (BNA). Part-Time Instructor, Robert Morris University and Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, 1998-. Member: General Program Committee, 1984-2002, and Chair, 1996 and 1999; Board of Directors, 1996-2000; Treasurer, 1997, Pittsburgh Human Resources Association. Member, Society for Human Resource Management.

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Areas of Law

  • Labor and Employment
  • OSHA
  • MSHA
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Workers
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Black Lung Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Pennsylvania

Law School Attended

University of South Carolina
Class of 1976
magna cum laude

University Attended

Allegheny College
Class of 1968

Birth Information

Born in 1946
Columbus, Ohio, March 4, 1946


Capt., Pilot, U.S. Air Force, 1968-1973

Associations & Memberships

Allegheny County (Member, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Workers' Compensation Sections), Pennsylvania (Member, Labor and Employment and Workers' Compensation Sections) and American (Member... More

Bar Fellowship

Allegheny County Bar Foundation.

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John C. Artz
 One PPG Place, Suite 1900,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1237


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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