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Joseph C. Rudolf



Two Commerce Square
2001 Market St, Suite 2620
Philadelphia, PA 19103


210 Carnegie Center
Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
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J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, New Jersey, Senior Editor of Rutgers Law Journal; Class President; Member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team, 1985
B.A., Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981
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New Jersey

Joseph C. Rudolf


Since 1985, Joseph C. Rudolf has devoted a significant portion of his time to the public sector/management side and has represented more than 400 Pennsylvania public employers. Joe regularly conducts employment investigations of alleged misconduct by public employees.

Joe has lectured extensively on all facets of public sector labor and employment law on behalf of numerous organizations, including the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the International City/County Management Association, the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs, the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Commissioners, the Association of Pennsylvania Municipal Managers, the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Municipal Managers Association, the Pennsylvania Government Finance Officers Association, and the Central Pennsylvania IRRA. In addition to developing and administering the PSAB’s TEAM labor program for over ten years, he authored all four editions of the Model Civil Service Rules Handbook, which is published by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Joe has been practicing labor and employment law since 1985 and joined Clark Hill in May of 2015.  He received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1985, where he was also the Senior Editor on the Rutgers Law Journal, Class President, and Member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Prior to law school, he received his B.A. from Temple University in 1981.

Board of Directors, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia
Executive Board Member and Secretary, The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a non-profit educational center and gallery dedicated to ceramic and clay art

Represented a Philadelphia client in its application for a Pennsylvania Department of Health Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor Permit, including working with an outside lobbyist to help draft an affirmative action plan required by the Department. 

Tags: Cannabis
Practice Areas
Labor & Employment
Areas of Emphasis
Employment Litigation