George Kounoupis

George Kounoupis


Hahalis & Kounoupis, PC
20 E. Broad Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018



About Me:

Graduated from Lehigh University (BA 1984); Temple University School of Law (JD, 1987); Admitted (PA & NJ Bar); Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of New Jersey; Federal Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Third Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal Court for the District of New Jersey; United States Court of International Trade; United States Supreme Court; • Again named as 2011 Super Lawyers in Plaintiff’s Employment Law by Philadelphia Magazine (only Lehigh Valley attorneys so named). • Recognized as Super Lawyers in Employment Law, 2006-2011 (less than 5% of lawyers in the state recognized) (only Lehigh Valley attorneys recognized under “Employment and Labor Law”). • AV®, Preeminent, Rating by Martindale-Hubbell (highest peer rating available for heights of professional excellence and the highest levels of skill and integrity). • Named as one of the top employment law firms in the nation by Law & Politics Corporate Counsel Edition Magazine. • George S. Kounoupis, named Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (a great honor limited to top 1/3 of 1% of licensed lawyers in each state). • Certification to national “Million Dollar Advocates Forum” (membership is limited to the top trial attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional advocacy skills and achieved a verdict or judgment in excess of one million dollars). • Fellows, Litigation Counsel of America Honorary Society (less than one half of 1% of American lawyers are selected as Fellows). • Co-Chair, Northampton County Bar Association’s Employment Law Committee (the only employment law committee in the Lehigh Valley). • Section Authors, Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), International Labor and Employment Law Treatise. • Section Authors, Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Treatise. • Section Authors, LexisNexis Law Reports. • Over 90 published cases in employment law (some of them regularly cited statewide as having changed or modified Pennsylvania employment law). • Regularly identified by Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer, Bar Journals and national newspapers for major verdicts and significant and landmark cases and judgments in harassment and discrimination – including recently in “Top Verdicts of 2010”. • Former National Chairs, National Employment Lawyers Association, Disability Law Committee; Former National Co-Chairs, NELA National-Origin Discrimination Law Committee. (NELA is the premier national association of lawyers who represent workers). • Faculty members and lecturers on employment law for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, regularly teaching employment law to other lawyers. • As seen on TV’s American Law Journal. • Over 300 law firms refer employment rights cases to our firm, including some of the largest defense firms in the nation. FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING MAJOR PUBLISHED CASES IN EMPLOYMENT LAW, REPRESENTATIVE JUDGMENTS, SETTLEMENTS, VERDICTS AND PUBLICATIONS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: WWW.EMPLOYMENTLAW-LV.COM