Alan Symonette

Alan Symonette

Labor and Employment Arbitrator

Areas Of Practice

Alan Symonette has been a full-time labor arbitrator since 1989. He has handled employment disputes since 1995.


Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Swarthmore College, B.A., 1976

Professional Affiliations

American Arbitration Association
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Neutral Co-Chair, ADR in Labor and Employment Committee
National Academy of Arbitrators
Philadelphia Chapter Labor Employment Relations Association Past President
National Mediation Board
Pennsylvania Bureau of Mediation

Community Service

First United Methodist Church of Germantown; Former Lay Leader; Member, Pastor Parrish Relations Committee
Board of Trustees, Lebanon Valley College
Swarthmore College Former President Alumni Association Former Member, Board of Managers
Mt. Airy Baseball Association
Greene Street Friends School; Oversight Committee

Professional Honors and Achievements

Delegation to South Africa; Sponsored by U.S. Department of State, South African Commission on Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration, American Arbitration Association and ILO (December, 1999)
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer 2008 to Present
Peggy Browning Fund Honoree, Philadelphia, 2014