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Walter Cohen Interviewed on PennLive and Fox43 News

Walter Cohen is featured on Penn Live regarding a Motion Hearing in the pending criminal cases brought by the PA Attorney General against the former President, Vice President, and Athletic Director of Penn State University in the aftermath of the criminal conviction of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on 45 charges involving chil...


Beyond the Shale

Zoning Implications for Municipalities: Robinson Township, et. al v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Much has been made of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in Robinson Township, et. al v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as it relates to Marcellus Shale and who - the Commonwealth or the local municipality  - can regulate the drilling for such shale. However, it is extremely important to realize that the Court’s decisio...


Federal Government Announces Relief from Individual Mandate

Individuals who had their insurance plans cancelled and cannot find other insurance will be breathing a collective sigh of relief. A recent announcement from the Obama Administration states that such individuals will not be subject to penalties for failing to have health care coverage in 2014. In a letter dated December 19, 2013, Kathleen Sebelius,...


Attention New Jersey Employers: It’s Time to Post the New Gender Equality Notice

Effective January 6, 2014, New Jersey employers with 50 or more employees (regardless of whether those employees work inside or outside of New Jersey) must conspicuously post The New Jersey Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development’s recently issued official notice poster (“Notice”) in a place or places accessible to all workers, in eac...


New Year Compliance: New Laws for New Jersey & New York in 2014

With the New Year fast approaching, employers in New Jersey and New York should be aware of several new state employment laws that will take effect in 2014. You can read the full post, view and subscribe to the blog by going to:


Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Matthew A. Green, Shari B. Veisblatt and Stephanie J. Sprenkle to the firm’s partnership. As a partner in the commercial litigation practice group and the labor relations & employment law department, Green concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, employment law, loan work...