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Kaufman Dolowich Name Partner Philip Voluck Retires, 4-14-2023

Philip R. Voluck concentrated more than 40 years of law practice in employment practices liability defense, with a particular emphasis on handling claims of employment discrimination, public access litigation, retaliation and wrongful discharge. His practice included representing insurance carriers and their insureds as well as private companies before many federal and state courts and most federal and state agencies, including the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US Department of Labor, and the Occupational Safety and Health Agency. Mr. Voluck litigated employment claims in courts and agencies in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Indiana, Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, and California. He advised clients on workplace issues such as employee discipline and discharge, layoffs and recalls, and was well-versed in evolving employment laws that arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they applied to the business community.  

Additionally,  Mr. Voluck defended businesses sued under Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), regarding claims their websites are alleged to be inaccessible to the disabled. Mr. Voluck commented for national media on  employment law and ADA web accessibility insights, and presented to many business and trade associations. Additionally, he published numerous articles on diverse employment law, professional liability, and web accessibility topics. He served the Professional Liability Underwriting Society’s (PLUS) Mid-Atlantic Chapter from 2007 to 2009.  Mr. Voluck also co-chaired the PLUS Professional Risk Symposium for several years, and sat on the PLUS Content Committee, which selects topics and speakers for the PLUS International Conference.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center – J.D.
  • Cornell University – B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations

Community Service

  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Annual Golf Classic, Past Chair
  • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Volunteer Lawyer for Indigent Musicians
  • Live Aid 1985, Philadelphia On-Site Legal Consultant and Backstage Logistics

Publications

News

Blogs

Awards & Honors

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