Charles Szymanski

Charles SzymanskiDistinguished Lecturer

Charles Szymanski teaches Labor and Employment Law in the JDinteractive Program. Szymanski is a professor of law at the University of Bialystok in Poland and is a regular visiting professor at the University of Trento in Italy.

He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a member of the Order the Coif. Before relocating to Europe, he practiced in Philadelphia as an attorney for boutique law firms representing labor unions at the regional and national level.

Szymanski served as Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. His current research interests include the role of technology and AI on workers’ rights; the intersection of sustainability, environmental standards, and labor law; and globalization and the future of trade unions. Szymanski is a frequent speaker on U.S., comparative and international labor law, and is the author of numerous articles on these subjects.