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Obermayer Adds Labor & Employment Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Benjamin L. Pratt to the firm’s labor relations & employment law department. Pratt will reside in the firm’s Harrisburg office. Pratt focuses his practice is in the areas of employment, labor and construction law for school districts, municipal entities and private employers. He advises and r...

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Obermayer Adds Public Finance Associate

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Matthew McHugh to the firm’s business & finance department. McHugh will reside in the firm’s Philadelphia office. McHugh focuses his practice in public finance, real estate, and corporate matters. He has represented numerous local government units, including townships, boroughs and municipal ...

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Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Terri Gillespie and Michael V. Phillips to the firm’s partnership. Gillespie focuses on employment law, working with clients to avoid disputes by helping them comply with appropriate laws, manage employee relations and resolve disputes. She has been named a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Penns...

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Snow Laughing Matter: Employers Ask Important Questions About Inclement Weather and their Responsibilities towards Employees

With the first (and hopefully the worst) of the winter’s calamities behind us, HRLegalist is reminded of silly, but apt, joke: A: Knock Knock! B: Who's There? A: Snow! B: Snow who? A: Snow laughing matter. On the heels of Storm Jonas many employers rightly raise important questions about how inclement weather closures could affect their...

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The Hazards of Trying to Make Flu Shots Mandatory

Ivo Becica was quoted on Marketplace.com in, "The Hazards of Trying to Make Flu Shots Mandatory," which discusses employers making flu shots mandatory in the workplace. Click here to read the full article.

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Family Law for Unmarried Parents: Relief From the Court for Your Child

Our Cherry Hill child support lawyers are frequently asked questions regarding family law matters for unmarried individuals, such as “How do I seek relief from the court regarding my child if I am not married?” There have been a lot of changes in the court system about how these matters are now handled. For example, filing fees have changed a...

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A Look At Filial Responsibility In Pennsylvania And New Jersey

The laws surrounding filial support are complicated, but they are not new. Filial support laws were derived from England’s 16th century “Poor Laws.” At one time, as many as 45 U.S. states had statutes obligating an adult child to care for his or her parents. Some states repealed their filial support laws after Medicaid took a greater role in ...

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Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major Immigration Case Just as the Presidential Election Heats Up

Immigration is already a major issue in this year’s presidential race, as candidates from both parties try to score political points out of the presence of roughly eleven million undocumented immigrants in the country and the effects such a number has on issues such as health care, education, traffic safety, national security, and the econo...

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Walter Cohen Presents on PCN

Walter Cohen presented on Pennsylvania Cable Network regarding Attorney General Kane’s Ability to Perform Duties. The panel discussion can be watched by clicking here.

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Obermayer Partner Speaks at Philadelphia Labor and Employment Relations Association Meeting

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael S. Pepperman presented on changes and implications of the NRLB’s revised Representation Election Rules at the Philadelphia Labor and Employment Relations Association Meeting. Along with a panel of labor practitioners, he discussed new NLRB Rules and their impact on the American workplace....

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