Kathleen M. Mills

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Kathleen M. Mills is an attorney in the Firm’s Employment Law and Labor Relations and Litigation groups. Ms. Mills’ practice includes advice and counseling in all employee-related areas. With decades of both in-house and law firm experience, she has dealt with innumerable personnel situations and understands the need for prompt answers to employee issues. She creates and presents training programs for corporate management and staff, and develops and produces benefits plans, employment policies, procedures, manuals and handbooks. Ms. Mills manages federal and state Department of Labor (OSHA, MSHA, FLSA, EBSA, ERISA, OWBPA, WARN, MWA, WPCA, and UC) matters. She handles federal and state discrimination (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and PHRA) complaints and compliance. She defends clients in administrative agency (EEOC, DoL, DoJ, and PHRC) and federal and state litigation.


  • Trinity College, B.A., 1966
  • Duke University, J.D., 1969
  • Stanford University, Senior Executive Program

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Pennsylvania
  • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
  • Northampton County, Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

 Professional Organizations

  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Named a “Select Lawyer” in Employment Discrimination Law and Labor & Employment Law, 2014 and 2015
  • New York City YWCA’s Woman of the Year
  • Outstanding Children’s Advocate, Weller Health Education Center
  • St. Luke’s Dinner by Starlight Shining Star

Community Activity

  • Member, Board of Directors, Children’s Coalition of the Lehigh Valley
  • Member, Advisory Board, Paralegal Studies Program, Northampton Community College
  • Member, Advisory Board, St. Luke’s Nurse-Family Partnership
  • Adjunct Professor, Northampton Community College
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Gateway School of the Lehigh Valley
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Weller Health Education Center
  • Former Board Chairman & Pension Plan Trustee, Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Historic Bethlehem, Inc.
  • Former Executive Committee Member, St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Former Vice-President, Urban Scouting, Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Previous Deputy General Counsel, Bethlehem Steel Corporation

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