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Michael Bertin Presents at Temple University Beasley School of Law’s Family Law Society’s Career Panel

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin presented at theTemple University Beasley School of Law’s Family Law Society’s Career Panel. Bertin is chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote the book on Pennsylv...

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Firm Adds New Associates

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has welcomed five new associates to its Philadelphia office. Thaddeus Stephen Kirk V and Rigel Farr join the firm’s litigation department. Aäna L. Maguire joins the firm’s business & finance department. Conor McNally joins the health care department, and Teleicia J. Rose joins the labo...

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Election Day Consideration: Legal Risks Associated with a Politically Contentious Workplace

This year voters go to the polls to elect governors in Virginia and New Jersey, mayors in New York City, Boston, Detroit and other municipalities, and decide on a host of ballot issues across the country. With all of the excitement of Election Day, employees are sure to be engaging in political discussions in the workplace. Although politeness dict...

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Hurricanes, Tornadoes & Wages: How Does Employee Pay Work during a Natural Disaster?

This week marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and serves as an important reminder for employers to ensure that their businesses are prepared to handle a natural disaster. Understandably, in the days following a natural disaster, it is easy for an employer to overlook federal and state wage and hour laws because the employer is often f...

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Obermayer Named Top Firm in Philadelphia

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP was named a “Tier 1” firm in Philadelphia for family law, litigation – trusts & estates, and trusts & estates law in the 2013-2014 edition of Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms by U.S News and World Report. Best Lawyers is regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the Unit...

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David Ladov Serves as Course Planner for Family Law PBI Update Seminar

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner David L. Ladov served as a course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 17th Annual Family Law Update seminars. The seminars, which discussed latest trends and new case laws and rules in family law, were hosted in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and were also ...

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Thomas Leonard recognized on CatholicPhilly.com

Thomas A. Leonard was recognized by Roman Catholic High School with the 2013 Greater Philadelphia Area Leadership Award, which has enabled the Philadelphia business community to support Catholic education, specifically the education provided by Roman Catholic High School. Click here to read the full article.

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Wage & Hour Words of Wisdom: Beware of “Connectivity” Overtime for Non-Exempt Employees

The explosion of smartphones and ease of remote connectivity has fundamentally changed the landscape of the workplace, but is it all positive for employers? Not so fast—despite productivity enhancements, beware of the increased potential wage and hour risks. Modern technology has created a virtual 24/7 connectivity for employees that arguably...

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Karen Sanchez Recognized by First Judicial District for her Pro Bono Representation

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Karen Sanchez was recognized by the First Judicial District and was awarded to the 2013 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. The Pro Bono Roll of Honor recognizes attorneys who have provided pro bono services to litigants in the Philadelphia Courts in 2013. Sanchez represents children as a Child Advocate throu...

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Mandatory Flu Shots: What Are the Workplace Side Effects?

October signals the beginning of flu season.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), flu activity in the United States can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May, most commonly peaking in January or February.  The CDC reports that approximately 5 to 20 percent of people get...

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