Morgan S. Hays, Esq.
Morgan S. Hays, Esq. leverages her litigation experience to represent employers ranging from sole proprietorships to large corporate entities and government agencies in her labor and employment litigation practice. Morgan takes a proactive approach to labor and employment and advises employers on various issues as they arise in real time to ensure compliance with local, state and federal requirements. As a dynamic litigator, Morgan also represents doctors, hospitals and healthcare providers defending medical professional liability cases. Morgan rounds out her civil litigation practice working with businesses and families in all aspects of trust and estate planning, including drafting, administration and fiduciary litigation.
Most recently, Morgan was an associate at a regional law firm where she focused her practice on all aspects of state and federal employment law. She worked with employers to achieve compliance with a variety of industry-specific regulations and provided training to employees. She also represented employers and insurance carriers before the Commonwealth’s Department of Labor & Industry (D&I) in workers’ compensation and unemployment matters.
Morgan also served as a litigation intern with one of the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, as a law clerk at a firm focusing on attorney mortgage closing services and document preparation, and as a legal intern at a law office in DuBois, PA.
Morgan graduated magna cum laude, from Thiel College with her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology. During her undergraduate career, she was the President of Pi Sigma Alpha, a political science honor society; President of Students for Civic Participation; a member of the Delta Zeta Kappa Xi Chapter; and a member of Psi Chi, a psychology honor society. Morgan also served as the Assistant to the Political Science Department and worked as a peer tutor throughout her academic career at Thiel. Morgan earned her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law. While obtaining her law degree, Morgan was a member of the Family Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta, as well as a regular contributor to the Duquesne Law Legal blog, JURIS.
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2016
Thiel College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2013
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
The State University of New York’s (SUNY) Student Conduct Institute (SCI) Title IX annual compliance training, 2020-2021
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lancaster Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
Handled all aspects of state and federal employment law, including claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA
Practice has ranged from litigation to general advisement of employers.
Represented employers and insurance carriers before the Commonwealth’s Department of Labor and Industry in both Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment matters.
Conducted employee and supervisor training at client facilities.
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