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Lars H. Anderson | Business Lawyer

P: (570) 287-3000 Ext. 1110

"Assisting clients with personnel issues so they can focus on their core business."

HQK Law Business Law Attorney | Lars H. Anderson

HQK Law Business Law Attorney | Lars H. Anderson

Lars H. Anderson
Business Lawyer

P: (570) 287-3000 Ext. 1110

"Assisting clients with personnel issues so they can focus on their core business."


PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Attorney Anderson has handled numerous labor arbitrations for clients and has successfully arbitrated or settled the discipline and termination of employees. He has been involved in a myriad of contract negotiations and has performed independent sexual harassment investigations for various clients. He has also advised clients regarding employee-related issues and has successfully defended clients against all manner of employment discrimination claims and unfair labor practice charges. He has appeared before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, National Labor Relations Board, and the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission on behalf of his clients. He has also litigated matters in both state and federal courts, and the appellate court system.

Attorney Anderson is active in both the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Bar Associations’ Young Lawyers Divisions (YLD), and was the Luzerne County YLD Treasurer from 2012 to 2013. He has also been active in the Pennsylvania Bar Association YLD since 2010 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 Chair of the Section from 2017 to 2018, 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.

In addition, Attorney Lars Anderson is very active in the community and was a member of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2012-13. 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 the Wilkes-Barre YMCA. He is also a member of the Church of Christ Uniting in Kingston where he previously served as Chair of the Personnel Committee and was a member of Parish Council. He lives in Wilkes-Barre with his wife and two children.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Juris Doctor, May 2008
  • Dean’s List, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008; New England Scholar, 2005-2006
  • Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Study Abroad Program in International Law, Summer 2006
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Speech Communication, May 2004

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer, 2019
  • Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014-2018
  • Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal Top 20 Under 40, 2014
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division Executive Council, 2010-Present
  • YLD Zone 5 Co-Chair, 2010-2011
  • YLD At Large Chair, 2011
  • YLD Secretary, 2011-2013
  • YLD Chair-Elect, 2013-2014
  • YLD Chair, 2014 to 2015
  • YLD Immediate Past Chair, 2015-2016
  • Board of Governors, 2013-2016
  • Community & Public Relations Committee, Chair, 2015-Present; Vice Chair, 2012-2014
  • Labor and Employment Law Section, Executive Council, 2012-Present; Secretary 2015-2016, Vice Chair 2016-2017, Chair 2017-2018
  • Member, Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association
  • Young Lawyers Division Treasurer, 2012-2013
  • Member, Lackawanna County Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division Executive Board, 2009-2011
  • Admitted to Practice:
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
    • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
    • Pennsylvania Courts of Common Pleas
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Member, Church of Christ Uniting
    • Chair of Personnel Committee and Member of Parish Council, 2014 & 2015
  • Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2012-2013
  • Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • Wilkes-Barre YMCA Board of Directors, 2013-2016
  • Wilkes-Barre Rotary Club, President 2017-2018
  • President, Wilkes-Barre City Little League, Present

 

As Hourigan, Kluger and Quinn addresses the concerns raised by COVID-19, the health and safety of our clients, employees and friends of the firm remain our top priority.


These are very difficult and scary times and we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and symptom free. We recognize that so many of you are understandably anxious about your health, the economic impact of this pandemic and all of the consequences of social isolation.

We also recognize that many of you are anxious about how the coronavirus is impacting the Court systems, our firm and your cases. Although all of our offices are closed, our firm has remained fully operational and we have initiated procedures that allow all of our attorneys and staff to work remotely from their homes. Each of us and our staff will respond to any emails and calls about your cases as quickly as possible.

Our Federal and State Courts have instituted significant changes in their calendars as a result of the coronavirus. Although most courthouses are closed to the public, and Hearings and Trials will be delayed for some time, there are matters that can proceed telephonically and by video. Despite these changes in the Court calendars, we are working diligently on your cases and are determined to do whatever we possibly can to assure an early and just recovery for you and your loved ones. Even under these difficult circumstances, we believe that "Nobody will work harder for you than we will."

With regard to new potential clients, we are not in a position to have an in-person new client meeting, but we will be conducting these initial meetings via phone. New potential clients should call us for a free telephone consultation at (570) 287-3000.

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