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Daniel J. McGravey

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Dan McGravey litigates employment matters for private and public sector employers and frequently defends clients in jury trials ranging from discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation. In addition to his litigation practice, Dan is also an ATIXA certified Title IX investigator.

A former Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney, Daniel is a veteran trial lawyer who focuses his current practice on representing private and public sector employers in state and federal courts against allegations of discrimination based on race, gender, age, disability, and religion, as well as charges of harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation. Daniel’s practice also focuses on § 1983 civil rights litigation for government entities and he regularly litigates FELA claims (injuries to railroad workers). Daniel has tried multiple cases to verdict in federal and state courts.

Daniel litigates complex matters for individuals and businesses involving restrictive clauses in employment contracts, trade secrets, and non-competition and confidentiality agreements, as well as violations of the Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Daniel handles employee defection and recruitment cases in a variety of industries. These cases routinely require emergency injunctive relief in either federal or state court and subsequent damages claims. He advises companies and individuals on hiring and firing, recruitment and departure of critical employees, and the drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants. Daniel routinely drafts and reviews employment contracts for executives in all sectors of business and industry as well as negotiating severance agreements.


J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, New Jersey
B.A., magna cum laude, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania


American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., M.D. of Pennsylvania
  • Presenter, “Preventing Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace,” Delaware Valley Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 2017
  • Presenter, “Disciplinary Procedures That Protect Your Company from Litigation,” Delaware Valley Labor & Employment Law Conference, April 2016
  • “Current Employment Issues and Developments Facing the Healthcare Provider Community,” PBI’s Health Law Institute (Philadelphia, PA), March 13-14, 2014
  • “Managing Employees’ Bad Habits and Crafting Effective Wellness Programs,” American Law Institute CLE (Philadelphia, PA), October 8, 2013
  • “Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in a Post-Sandusky World: What Educational Institutions And Employers Must Know,” Philadelphia Bar Institute (Philadelphia, PA), February 14, 2013
  • “The Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis – Criminal Liability,” AIG Insurance, (NY, NY), September, 2008
  • Riding out the Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis,” Professional Lines Attorney Network Regional Workshop (NY, NY), June 26, 2008
  • “Shadow Boxing: Essential Defense Considerations in an Era of Well-Coordinated Investigations,” American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants’ Northeastern Regional Education Conference (Atlantic City, NJ), April 28, 2007