James Prozzi

Adjunct Professor of Law


James A. Prozzi is a Partner in the Pittsburgh Office of Jackson Lewis LLP, where he represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law and manages the Pittsburgh office’s litigation practice.  Mr. Prozzi has advised employers in matters such as union organizational campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, employment discrimination law, wage and hour law, labor arbitrations, labor negotiations and wrongful discharge law.  He is the author of numerous articles and a frequent lecturer on various issues involving labor and employment law before bar association groups, business groups, and college and law students.

His experience with novel issues in labor and employment law includes litigating leading cases involving the "comparable worth" claim under federal discrimination law, the definition of "joint employer" under federal labor law, and the definition of a professional employee under the federal wage and hour law.

He is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

He is currently a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Guide to the FLSA, published by Thompson Publishing Group, Inc.

He was a Pennsylvania delegate to the 1986 White House Conference on Small Business and served as an Issue Expert at the 1988 Pennsylvania Governor's Conference on Small Business.

He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits.