Mr. Olson has written a variety of articles and has participated in numerous seminars on labor and employment topics, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, age discrimination in force reductions, workplace privacy/security, and labor union issues from the management perspective.
Mr. Olson served as the first national coordinator of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Practice Group. For more than twenty years, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and, for more than ten years, he was designated a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine. For thirty years, he has received the “Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards (AV Preeminent)” from Martindale-Hubbell. Chambers USA’s The Client’s Guide listed him as one of the ten best employment lawyers in Pittsburgh. He was also named among the top three management Labor and Employment lawyers in Pittsburgh and among the top 500 in the United States by Who’s Who Legal USA: Management Labour & Employment. Mr. Olson has been elected a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators.