Bobbi Britton Tucker practices in Cozen O’Connor’s labor and employment department. Professor Tucker devotes her practice to representing employers in a wide variety of employment and labor-related matters, and defending employers’ interests before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and labor arbitrators.
Having worked for 10 years as a professional in the field of human resources, Professor Tucker is able to uniquely understand clients’ needs and issues, and provide both a practical and legal approach to employee and labor relations. Professor Tucker also regularly counsels employers and trains managers on a variety of personnel-related issues including anti-discrimination; hiring, evaluating and disciplining/discharging employees; performance coaching and counseling; diversity and inclusion; implicit bias; drafting employee handbooks and employment agreements; non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; and wage and hour compliance. Additionally, Professor Tucker works with in-house counsel, human resources managers and executives on implementing proactive employee and labor relations practices, to avoid unnecessary litigation and to develop and sustain a positive and productive team of employees.
Professor Tucker serves as a co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor and Employment Marketing Committee, and is an active member of Cozen’s Black Attorney Resource Group. Professor Tucker is also treasurer of the Allegheny County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section Council, and member of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR). Much of Professor Tucker’s pro bono activities are focused on working with the Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Protection from Abuse Project.
Professor Tucker received her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law and received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.