Carl H. Hellerstedt Jr.
Pittsburgh, PA
office 412.325.3308
mobile 412.576.6131
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Mr. Hellerstedt's primary areas of practice are labor and employment and ERISA law.


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


  • Negotiating labor agreements for large and small employers in steel, energy, trucking and metal fabrication
  • Advising as to union avoidance programs and union corporate campaigns
  • Advising buyers and sellers of businesses as to labor, employment and ERISA issues presented in transaction
  • Advising employers concerning employment discrimination and ERISA issues presented in workforce reductions and relocation programs
  • Litigating cases in state and federal courts under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, ERISA and related state statutes
  • Advising as to content and costs of health care plans and pension plans
Corporate & Business Law ERISA & Managed Care Labor & Employment Law


  • Named the Best Lawyers® 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Employment Law - Management in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment


  • Pennsylvania State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • 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


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