Marc L. Gelman


Marc Gelman represents labor unions in every phase of labor relations, with an eye toward providing legal services necessary to successfully navigate the challenges that labor organizations encounter in the modern workplace.

Marc provides counsel in all aspects of the labor relationship, especially grievance and interest arbitrations and collective bargaining negotiations. He represents unions and their members at all levels of state and federal litigation and advocates on their behalf before numerous boards, agencies and commissions, including the National and Pennsylvania Labor Relations Boards, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and State Human Relations Commissions. Marc approaches his representation with the goal of maintaining positive and productive working relationships between employers and unions.

Prior to joining Jennings Sigmond, Marc worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Chester County for a number of years and gained extensive trial experience. He also has served as past President and Treasurer of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Marc is a Philadelphia native. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and taking advantage of Philadelphia’s restaurant scene.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1996
  • University of Pittsburgh, Bachelor of Arts, 1993