Richard C. McNeill Jr.

Philadelphia, PA

  Throughout his professional career, Rick McNeill has been involved in the resolution of workplace disputes.  Prior to practicing law, he was a union member, a shop steward, and a management-side labor relations representative.  From 1986-2009, Rick practiced labor, employment, and employee benefits law, initially representing management as an Assistant City Solicitor with the City of Philadelphia, and then in private practice with several firms in Philadelphia representing labor unions, individual employees, and Taft-Hartley employee benefit funds.


  A full-time arbitrator and mediator since 2009, Rick is a panelist on the American Arbitration Association’s Labor and Employee Benefits Panels, as well as AAA’s National Roster of Neutrals for employment, commercial, and consumer cases.  He is also a member of the arbitration rosters of the Pennsylvania Bureau of Mediation, and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.  Rick hears and decides labor, employment, employee benefits, and commercial/consumer cases throughout the Middle Atlantic States.


  Rick received a B.A. from St. Joseph’s University, and J.D. from Temple University School of Law.  He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.  Rick is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, the American, Pennsylvania and District of Columbia Bar Associations, and the International Association of Employee Benefit Plans.


  • Introduction to Labor Arbitration Advocacy

Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Introduction to Labor Arbitration Advocacy Philadelphia, PA03/15/2013ClassroomCLOSED  
Labor Arbitrator II WorkshopPhiladelphia, PA06/10/2020ClassroomWAITLIST  
Solving the Puzzle of Just Cause in Labor Arbitrations-09/30/2020ClassroomFULL  
Case Handling and Procedural Issues at the Hearing-10/13/2021ClassroomOPEN