The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012
Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2012
Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2012)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012)
Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey
honors + affiliations
Winner, New Jersey Law Journal's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2012)
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Richard J. Hamilton III is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Hamilton represents and counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment-related litigation and the preparation of employment policies, manuals, and agreements.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Hamilton was a litigation associate at a large international firm, where he focused on complex litigation and product liability matters. Mr. Hamilton has represented companies in both pretrial and trial phases in state and federal courts.
Mr. Hamilton earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004 and his B.A., cum laude, in political science and psychology from Rutgers University's general honors program in 2000.
Mr. Hamilton is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
- Georgetown University Law Center, 2004, J.D.
- Rutgers University, 2000, B.A., Cum Laude