Southpointe, PA
Southpointe Town Center
1800 Main Street
Suite 200
Canonsburg, PA 15317
T: (724) 514-8940
F: (724) 514-8954

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2001)

B.A., English, West Virginia University (1997)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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Jennifer B. Hagedorn


Jennifer Hagedorn leads the Bowles Rice Labor and Employment team.  She practices in the areas of employment law, health care law, energy law and real estate law. She focuses her legal career as a transactional attorney advising various entities on contracts, leases, employment and personnel matters, asset and real estate sales, and other related matters.

She routinely counsels businesses, such as banks, hospitals, health care providers, and other medium to large entities, on employment matters involving employee discipline and termination, employment investigations, employment policies and handbooks, and other general employment advice. Jennifer’s representation of business clients in such matters has involved many appearances at administrative hearings, depositions and related litigation filings.

Jennifer also serves as general counsel to small businesses, advising clients on all aspects of the law and other business matters, including employment related matters, contract negotiation and drafting, real estate transactions, and statutory and regulatory compliance.

She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Bowles Rice Executive Committee
  • Private Practice, Wheeling, West Virginia (2001-2012)
  • Treasurer, Ohio County (WV) Bar Association (2002-2003)
  • West Virginia University College of Law
    • Recipient of Non-Profit Organizations CALI Award (recognition for achieving the highest grade in a particular subject)
    • Member, Marilyn Lugar Trial Court Travel Team
    • Competed in Trial Lawyers Association Mock Court Competition
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Upper Ohio Valley Chapter for Human Resource Management
  • United Way of Washington County (PA)
    • Secretary
    • Member, Executive Committee
    • Member, Board of Directors
  • Volunteer, Canonsburg-Houston Food Pantry
  • Member, Handbags that Help
  • Member, The Coterie
  • Past President and Member, Board of Directors, Holy Family Child Care & Development Center
  • Team parent, 8th grade Girls Volleyball Team, 2019-2020, St. Michael School, Findlay, Ohio
  • Team parent, 6th grade and 8th grade Girls Basketball Teams, 2019-2020, St. Michael School, Findlay, Ohio
  • Volunteer, Junior Achievement program at John F. Kennedy Catholic School