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Walter Cohen Mentioned on Allentown Morning Call

Walter Cohen Mentioned was mentioned in an Allentown Morning Call article on Kathleen Kane. Click here to read the full article.

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The Emancipation of “Home Alone” Character Kevin

I can’t believe it has been twenty-five years since I first saw the movie “Home Alone.” I remember I didn’t particularly like the movie, as I found it hard to believe that an eight year old boy could be smarter and more resourceful than most, if not all, of the adults around him.  Additionally, it disturbed me that a little child would b...

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Obermayer Partner Speaks at American Conference Institute

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael S. Pepperman presented, “Protection of Non-Union Status,” at the American Conference Institute. Along with a panel of labor practitioners and judges, he discussed proactive strategies for maintaining positive employee-employer relations. Pepperman focuses his practice on labor relation...

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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 2015-2016 edition of Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms by U.S News and World Report. With the Best Lawyers rankings, you are guaranteed a definitive guide to legal greatness i...

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Medical Devices a Target for Online Hackers

In the past few years, medical devices have become a major target for online criminals. Not only are medical devices considered to be one of the easiest and most vulnerable points of entry into a health care enterprise, they are one of the most difficult areas to remediate even when an attack has been identified. Once infiltrated, hackers can use...

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Student-Athletes Strike Back: Will the University of Missouri’s Football Team Strike Reinvigorate the Labor Movement in College Sports?

On Saturday, November 7, 2015, several African American members of The University of Missouri’s varsity football team announced their intention to go on strike—refusing to attend practices, play in scheduled games or participate in football-related activities until the school’s President, Tim Wolfe, resigned or was removed from office. The ...

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CYBERCRIMES, HACKINGS, AND HOW TO GUIDE YOUR CLIENTS THROUGH A BREACH

Title: “CYBERCRIMES, HACKINGS, AND HOW TO GUIDE YOUR CLIENTS THROUGH A BREACH” Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Time: 12pm to 1pm Faculty:   Leeza Garber, Esq.               Capsicum Group, LLC                                                     Location:         ...

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In Pennsylvania, when you share custody how is relocating with the child handled?

Family law attorneys, Robert Whitelaw and David Ladov, discuss how relocating with a child should be handled when you share custody in Pennsylvania. Continue Reading

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Primary Custody of Child Not Required During School Year

In September, I wrote an article regarding the case of W.C.F. v. M.G., 115 A.3d 323 (Pa. Super. 2015), pertaining to the reversal of the trial court's child custody order when the trial court's decision was inconsistent with the analysis of the child custody factors enumerated under the child custody statute. In the case of R.S. v. T.T., 113 A.3d 1...

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Where’s the “Dislike” Button? 2nd Circuit Affirms Employee-Friendly Social Media Ruling

In my last post on HR legalist, I outlined the current state of the law regarding employee social media use.  One trend I have been following is the National Labor Relations Board’s expansion of protections for employees who criticize their employers on social media.  For the most part, the NLRB’s rulings in this area have gone unchalle...

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