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Tiffani McDonough and Michael Phillips Named "Lawyers on the Fast Track"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorneys Tiffani L. McDonough and Michael V. Phillips have been named to this year’s Pennsylvania “Lawyers on the Fast Track” list by the Legal Intelligencer. The 36 individuals on the list are seen as the future leaders of the Commonwealth’s legal community. The honorees were care...

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How do I get a “legal separation” in Pennsylvania?

You don’t! Unlike several other states, Pennsylvania does not require separating parties to go to court and request that a judge issue a formal decree separating the parties. Rather, separating parties in Pennsylvania may enter in to private agreements, setting forth the terms of their separation. Common issues that arise during the separatio...

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How to Structure an Employee Severance Package Regarding COBRA and the ACA

Often, when parting ways with an employee, an employer may offer to pay for some months of COBRA continuation coverage so that the employee can remain covered without having to pay the substantial premiums associated with COBRA. Historically, this always seemed like a solid gesture from the employer and a “no-brainer” from the employee&...

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Handling Environmental Opportunities & Challenges with Local Municipalities in a Post-Robinson World

Date:          Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Time:          12 pm to 1 pm Faculty:     Gary Brown, President                   RT Environm...

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Child Support During College Enforced Pursuant to Contract

A question often asked of family law practitioners is whether child support continues when a child attends college. In the early 1990s, this issue was addressed head-on by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as well as the legislature. In the seminal case of Blue v. Blue, 616 A.2d. 628 (Pa. 1992), the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that a parent owe...

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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of August 31, 2014

News from the Health Law Gurus™ is a weekly summary of notable health law news from around the country with helpful links to related content. Check back every week for the latest health law news stories. Click here to view the full article.

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Topics in Business Valuation for Attorneys

Date:          Thursday, September 4, 2014 Time:          12 pm to 1 pm Faculty:      Frank L. Merenda, President                   &...

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Obermayer Employees Participate in Jeans Day for Charity

Obermayer employees contributed money to wear jeans to work, raising $290 to benefit the AIDS Walk Philly event on 10/19, in which the firm will have a “team.”

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Larry Besnoff Presents "The Time Machine Problem: Ensuring Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants"

“The Time Machine Problem: Ensuring Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants,” emphasizes the importance of evaluating the potential business impact of a key employee’s departure before that departure occurs and offered guidance on implementing enforceable restrictive covenants. 

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Philadelphia Now Requires Workplace Accommodations for Nursing Mothers

Philadelphia now expressly requires both private and public employers to provide workplace accommodations for nursing mothers pursuant to an amendment to the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance signed by Mayor Michael A. Nutter on September 3, 2014. The amendment, which is effective immediately, requires employers to provide employees with reason...

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