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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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Samantha Evian Interviewed on CBS3's Talk Philly on Divorce Professional Alliance

Samantha Evian was interviewed on CBS3's Talk Philly about the Divorce Professional Alliance's debut event on October 29. Evian is a co-founder of the group. Click here to view the interview.

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The Trend Continues … Pittsburgh Passes Pregnancy Accommodation Legislation

Earlier this month, the Pittsburgh City Council unanimously passed two city ordinances requiring employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. The new legislation provides for temporary job restructuring and modified work schedules for pregnant employees, as well as granting pregnant workers access to drinking water, uncompensat...

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No Kidding: Overseas Medical Tourism Is Well Worth Trip

Surgery was on his bucket list, but Bruce Ryan didn’t want to wait until he retired to repair his debilitating and painful rotator cuff injury. The 59-year-old construction manager could have traveled the six hours to Stanford Medical Center – considered one of the top facilities in the United States. He had other reservations, instead....

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Gregory Eck Serves on Faculty of the PBI Immigration Law Forum 2014

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Gregory J. Eck Gregory served on the faculty of the PBI Immigration Law Forum 2014, speaking on “Temporary Visitor Visa Options for Business or Pleasure.” Eck’s practice focuses on assisting clients in all areas of immigration law.  Eck is also the editor-in-chief of t...

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Gregory Eck presents at American Records management Association on I-9 Compliance

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Gregory J. Eck presented “The Deceptively Simply Form I-9: Dos and Don’ts for Completion, Retention and Re-verification” to the American Records Management Association on I-9 Compliance.  Eck’s practice focuses on assisting clients in all areas of immigration law.&nbs...

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Are You My “Legal” Father? Establishing Paternity in Pennsylvania

With many couples choosing to cohabitate and forgo the tradition of marriage, the number of unmarried fathers has skyrocketed. Last year, the federal government reported that 40.7% of all 2012 births were “out-of-wedlock.” In Pennsylvania, paternity is automatically established if the parents of a child are married, but the same is not ...

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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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