Morgan Randle

Morgan Randle

Associate
Office:Pittsburgh, PA
Phone:412-355-4991
Email:mrandle@margolisedelstein.com
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Morgan Randle is an associate in Margolis Edelstein’s Employment and Labor Law Group in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. Her practice focuses on representing both public and private employers in labor and employment litigation and arbitration including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and wage disputes. She advises on federal and state matters throughout Pennsylvania, as well as cases before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and other state and local administrative agencies.

Morgan also counsels on employment policies and handbooks, employment contracts, employee discipline and terminations, as well as compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and other state and federal regulations.

Prior to joining Margolis Edelstein, Morgan was a judicial law clerk for two judges in the State of Delaware Family Court. While at Penn State Law, Morgan served as a member of Penn State’s Trial Team for the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County competition, as both an advocate and coach for Penn State’s Moot Court Board, and was a tax preparer for Penn State’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Morgan was awarded The Order of Barristers inclusion for written and oral advocacy while in law school. She interned at the Montgomery, Blair, and Philadelphia District Attorney’s Offices, and clerked at the Centre County Courthouse.

Prior to law school, Morgan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Pre-Law with an additional major in Japanese from Michigan State University. She went to high school in Japan, and has familial ties to the United Kingdom and China.

Education:

  • The Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law (J.D.)
  • Michigan State University (B.A., with high honor)

Honors:

  • The Order of Barristers
  • Moot Court Board
  • Penn State Law Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County Trial Team Participant
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Volunteer

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Arbitrator and Mediator with Allegheny County Housing Court Pilot Program
  • ACBA Young Lawyers Division Member
  • ACBA Women in the Law Division Member

Representative Matters:

  • Mediation and successful resolution of several federal and state law discrimination claims
  • Mediation and successful resolution of federal and state law wage and hour claims
  • Obtained Judgment for Defendant at Magisterial District Court level in multifaceted automobile damage case
  • Obtained Judgment for Defendant at Magisterial District Court level in foodborne illness and exposure matter
  • Preliminary objections sustained within Allegheny County and Washington County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania by successfully arguing that plaintiffs had failed to assert evidence supporting claims for punitive damages
  • Provided personnel management counseling and employment law advice for start-up and seasoned companies
  • Counseled clients with respect to complex contract obligations in anticipation of circumventing litigation to benefit of client