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The Time Machine Problem: Ensuring Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLPPresents The Time Machine Problem: Ensuring Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants Whether you want to enforce a restrictive covenant or ignore a restrictive covenant, this program should not be missed.  Everyone wants to protect their customers, trade secrets and employees, but will the restrictive...

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Trick or Treat: Can Employers Face Liability for Celebrating Halloween in the Workplace?

Halloween celebrations in the workplace can be a treat for employees but the trick is in the employer’s execution. Costumes present a particularly tricky issue because well-intentioned “creativity” can quickly deteriorate into an employee relations nightmare. Employers should also be mindful that employees must have the option not...

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Tom Leonard Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on Mont Co Superior Court Appeal

Judge's referral fees at issue in Montco Superior Court appealPennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday reheard an appeal in a 20-year-old lawsuit in which a housing developer argues that the entire Montgomery County Court bench should have recused itself.The developer's attorney, Thomas A. Leonard, argued that there was at least "an appearance of i...

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Obermayer Adds Trusts and Estates Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has added Barbara E. Little in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department. Little will maintain offices in both the Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, N.J. office. “Barbara’s a great addition to our group,” said Obermayer Trusts & Estates Department Chair Nina B. Stryker. “Our...

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Lawrence Tabas Quoted on CBS3 on the PICA Board Approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan

Lawrence Tabas, newly elected chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan. Lawrence said that with the potential for an increase in the state income tax that is being advocated by one candidate for Governor...

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Lawrence Tabas Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board Approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan

Lawrence Tabas, newly elected chair of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA), was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the PICA Board approval of Philadelphia’s Amended Financial Plan. Lawrence said that with the potential for an increase in the state income tax that is being advocated by one candidate for Gov...

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Should I have a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is not the death knell of romance! It is a misconception that if you are not a celebrity and do not have millions of dollars, you do not need a prenuptial agreement. Couples from all tax brackets should talk about financial issues prior to their marriage and may benefit from a prenuptial agreement. Although the word “pr...

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Is There a Statute of Limitations for Contribution Actions Under New Jersey’s Spill Act?

A cornerstone of environmental legislation in New Jersey is The New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (“Spill Act”), N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq.; New Jersey’s analogue to the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, more commonly known as CERCLA. Like CERCLA, the Spill Act is the prim...

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NLRB and DOL Gang Up On Employers with Referral System

In August 2014, by Memorandum OM 14-77, the National Labor relations Board (NLRB) notified its Regional Offices that NLRB agents should take an active role in notifying employees who file unfair labor practice charges of their rights and potential claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and under the Occupation Safety and Health (OSH) Act....

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Philadelphia's Demolition Regulations: One Year Later

Dawn Tancredi authored, "Philadelphia Demolition Regulations: One Year Later," in the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal, which discussed how things have changed since the deadly collapse of the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Market St. Click here to read the full article.

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