Adjunct Professor of Law
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
Bernard A. Labuskes Jr. was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in 1979 and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1982. He was senior comments editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Charles Clark, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, from 1982 to 1983. He served as Assistant Counsel at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources from 1985 through 1987, where he focused on litigation and enforcement matters. Prior to his appointment to the board, he was a partner and chair of the Environmental Practice Group of McNees, Wallace & Nurick in Harrisburg, PA. He was appointed to the Environmental Hearing Board by Governor Ridge in November 1998 and became a member of the board in January 1999. He lives with his wife and two children in Camp Hill, PA.