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Spear Wilderman, P.C.

We are a union-side labor law firm, offering a full range of legal services to our clients. With offices in Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, we pride ourselves in vigorously and ably representing the interests of labor unions and working people and their families throughout the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond.

Our staff members have devoted their careers to practicing law on the behalf of organized labor and workers, because we believe providing such services in a caring and sensible way promotes vital social interests that few law firms offer.

Whether you or your union have problems in the areas of traditional labor law, employee benefits, employment discrimination, workers compensation and disability issues, or other everyday legal issues such as family law, buying a house, or making a will, we are eager to be of service to you.

We invite you to explore our new website to learn more about us and how we can serve you.

News & Featured Cases

Investigating COVID-19 Deaths

Front-line workers who have valiantly continued to serve the public through the global pandemic have been hard hit; some have made the supreme sacrifice and given their lives in the service of others. Many of our firm’s Union clients have faced varied challenges in working with employers to protect these heroes and provide needed benefits ...

Spear Wilderman Launches New Website

The law firm of Spear Wilderman dates back to 1937, but today they launched a new modern Website, that should serve their needs for many years to come. Prior to launching the new site, the firm had a basic framed Website that was built in 2010. Needless to say, that site was no longer serving ...

Helping Out in the School District Dispute

For a number of years, until early June 2017, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ members worked without a new agreement being reached.  That union faced a number of complex legal challenges in this protracted battle.  Perhaps the most serious involved the School Reform Commission’s attempt to “cancel the contract” – to put into effect its ...

SW Participates in Landmark Labor Board Case

Spear Wilderman client Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 19 spearheaded an effort to change the law regarding representation of employees supplied by emplyment agencies to construction and industrial employers.  Since 2004, the NLRB had prohibited workers supplied by such agencies to be represented for purposes of collective bargaining alongside permanent employees with whom they work. ...