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Attorney Lars H. Anderson is a shareholder of the Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC law firm where he practices in the firm’s Kingston, Pennsylvania office. His practice focuses on labor and employment law, commercial litigation and zoning/telecommunications law. Attorney Anderson has repeatedly been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and/or Rising Star, an annual distinction reserved for no more than 2.5 percent of all Pennsylvania lawyers.
Attorney Anderson’s principal area of practice is labor and employment law. Due to his representation of both employers and labor unions, he brings a unique perspective to labor cases and has additional strategies to resolve disputes in an efficient and practical manner. He has handled numerous labor arbitrations for clients covering topics such as contract interpretation and termination/discipline of employees. A large part of Attorney Anderson’s practice is advising clients on the collective bargaining process and strategy. For many clients he acts as the lead negotiator during contract negotiations. Additionally, he represents clients, both labor unions and employers, in union organizing campaigns and decertification proceedings.
Attorney Anderson also provides guidance and representation regarding employment practices. He has drafted hundreds of handbooks and policies for clients and advised them on how to handle all manner of employment related issues. He performs independent sexual harassment investigations and has successfully defended clients against various types of employment discrimination claims and unfair labor practice charges. He has appeared before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and National Labor Relations Board and has litigated matters in both state and federal courts.
Attorney Anderson has litigated and effectively resolved various commercial cases, including breaches of contract, disputes involving non-competition agreements and trade secret issues, and employment disputes. In his zoning/telecommunications practice, Attorney Anderson principally represents developers in the siting and development of wireless communications facilities, commercial warehousing and retail facilities. He personally has appeared at hundreds of municipal and zoning meetings on behalf of developers throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Attorney Anderson is active in the Pennsylvania Bar Association and was the Chair of PBA YLD from 2014 to 2015. He is on the Executive Council of the PBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section and was the Chair of the Section from 2017 to 2018. He was also the Chair of the PBA’s Community and Public Relations Committee and was a member of the PBA’s Board of Governors from 2013 to 2016.
Attorney Anderson is very active in the community. He is a member of the Wilkes-Barre Rotary Club and sits on the board of directors of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and Luzerne County Head Start. He is also the President of the Wilkes-Barre City Little League. Attorney Anderson lives in Wilkes-Barre with his wife and two children.