Carl  - H. - Hellerstedt

Carl H. Hellerstedt, Jr.

Pittsburgh, Pa.
412.325.3308 - office
412.576.6131 - mobile


  • Gettysburg College, B.A., 1967
  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1970
  • University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A., 1971


  • All Pennsylvania State Courts
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth and Sixth Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court
Mr. Hellerstedt's primary areas of practice are labor and employment and ERISA law.

Representative Experience

  • Negotiated labor agreements for large and small employers in steel, energy, trucking and metal fabrication
  • Advised as to union avoidance programs and union corporate campaigns
  • Advised buyers and sellers of businesses as to labor, employment and ERISA issues presented in transaction
  • Advised employers concerning employment discrimination and ERISA issues presented in workforce reductions and relocation programs
  • State and federal court litigation under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, ERISA and related state statutes
  • Advised as to content and costs of health care plans and pension plans


  • American Bar Association - Business Section and Labor and Employment Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association - Labor Law Section

Awards and Distinctions

  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
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