DANIEL J. McGRAVEY is a partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, where he is Co-Chair of the Employment & Labor Practice Group.
A former Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney, Mr. McGravey is a veteran trial lawyer who focuses his current practice on representing private and public sector employers in state and federal courts against allegations of discrimination based on race, gender, age, disability and religion, as well as charges of harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation.
Mr. McGravey litigates complex matters for individuals and businesses involving restrictive clauses in employment contracts, trade secrets, and non-competition and confidentiality agreements, as well as violations of the Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Mr. McGravey handles employee defection and recruitment cases in a variety of industries. These cases routinely require emergency injunctive relief in either federal or state court and subsequent damages claims. He advises companies and individuals on hiring and firing, recruitment and departure of critical employees and the drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants. Mr. McGravey routinely drafts and reviews employment contracts for executives in all sectors of business and industry as well as negotiating severance agreements.
Some of Mr. McGravey’s representations include:
Mr. McGravey served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office from 1999 to 2002, where he successfully tried to verdict hundreds of bench and jury trials on a broad range of charges.
While attending the Rutgers University School of Law Camden, Mr. McGravey was named Overall Competition Winner of the Hunter Moot Court Competition. He received the Medal for Excellence in Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. McGravey advanced to compete in the National Moot Court Competition where he was named a finalist.
Licensed since 1999
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Pennsylavnia Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2007|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2006|
|Firm Website||Safety Policy Bars Disability Discrimination Claim||2014|
|Firm Website||Joint Employer Status Does Not Turn Solely On Who Writes The Check||2014|
|Firm Website||Supreme Court Puts to Rest the Meaning of “Changing Clothes”||2014|
|Firm Website||Employers Beware: Even a Voluntary Job Transfer Can Be Considered an Adverse Action||2014|
|Pietragallo Firm Newsletter||A Big Diehl for Employers: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Retires Longstanding Interpretation of Unemployment-Compensation Law’s VLO Proviso||2013|
|Lafayette College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Rutgers University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|PBI's Health Law Institute||Current Employment Issues and Developments Facing the Healthcare Provider Community||2014|
|PBI's Employment Law Institute||Managing Employees’ Bad Habits and Crafting Effective Wellness Programs||2014|
|Philadelphia Bar Institute Conference||Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in a Post-Sandusky World: What Educational Institutions And Employers Must Know||2013|
|American Law Institute CLE||Managing Employees’ Bad Habits and Crafting Effective Wellness Programs||2013|
|Professional Lines Attorney Network Regional Workshop||Riding out the Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis||2008|
|AIG Insurance Conference||The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis – Criminal Liability||2008|
|American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants' Northeastern Regional Education Conference||Shadow Boxing: Essential Defense Considerations in an Era of Well-Coordinated Investigations||2007|