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Obermayer’s Michael Bertin Delivers Child Custody Case Law Update

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 7, 2013 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP family law attorney,Michael E. Bertin co-presented the child custody case law update to the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association on February 4, 2013.

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Lessons Learned From Networking Outside the Bar

Click this link to read the article. Lessons Learned From Networking Outside the Bar (PDF) Reprinted with permission from the January 31, 2013 edition of THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER © 2013 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. For information, contact 347-227-3382, reprints@alm.com o...

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E-Discovery Supporting Old-Fashioned Sanction Motions

Beginning with U.S. District Court Judge of the Southern District of New York Shira Scheindlin's landmark series of decisions in Zubulake, the specter of e-discovery sanctions seemed to hang like a cloud over civil litigation and civil litigators, threatening the unwary with an avalanche of draconian penalties for not understanding the technical an...

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NLRB’S 2012 Decisions May Be Void Due To Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

In a unanimous decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the President of the United States can make recess appointments only when the Senate has formally adjourned between sessions of Congress - not when members of Congress leave Washington for a brief break.  Last year, President Obama used the recess appointment power to ...

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How to Deal With Increasing Demands at Work and Home

Matthew Green authored the article “How to Deal With Increasing Demands at Work and Home" in the Young Lawyers supplement of The Legal Intelligencer (January 22, 2013). Click here to read the article How to Deal With Increasing Demands at Work and Home (PDF) Mr. Green is a member of the firm's Litigation Department and the Labor Relations and E...

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Philadelphia Housing Authority Acting Deputy Executive Director, Eichert, Joins Obermayer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - January 21, 2012 - Michael F. Eichert, most recently Deputy General Counsel of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, has joined Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department. 

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PA Superior Court Upholds Arbitration Award

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – January 16, 2013 -  Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Tricia Swann’s arbitration award in favor of her client was recently upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court on an appeal to vacate the award.

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Obermayer's Terri Gillespie and Jim Penny Win a Victory in the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Terri Gillespie and Jim Penny won a victory in the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the lower court’s entry of summary judgment (also a victory for Terri and Jim) for the defendant employer in an ADA case in which the employee claimed unlawful retaliation because, after she sought a disability accommodation, the employer terminated her employment.

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Employers Must Use New Fair Credit Reporting Act Forms Starting January 1, 2013

The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires that employers comply with certain notice procedures before they can use a third party credit reporting agency (CRA) to obtain a credit report, including an investigative report and criminal background check. Before an employer may obtain a background check on an applicant or employee from a CRA...

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Walter Cohen Discusses Governor Corbett Lawsuit Against NCAA


 

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