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

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Karen Sanchez was recognized by the First Judicial District and was awarded the 2016 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 2016. Sanchez represents children as a Child Advocate through t...

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EEOC Continues to Slam the Brakes on Employer Dress Code Policies

Nearly all employers maintain a dress code, oftentimes for different reasons. For example, service employees may be required to wear uniforms so that customers can easily identify them. Likewise, construction and manufacturing employees may be required to wear protective clothing to mitigate safety risks. Although state and federal anti-discr...

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Sharing the Holidays

As we approach the holiday season, clients often wonder how the first Christmas that the parties are separated will be handled, especially what will happen with the children.  Will Santa Claus really visit both Mom and Dad’s house?  Can the children eat two Christmas meals with turkey dinner at Grandma’s and Christmas Ham at Aunt Susan’...

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Crisis Management in the Digital Age: 5 Phases of Crisis Response

Former managing director and deputy mayor of the City of Philadelphia, Richard Negrin, shares his insight and experience in handling crises. His white paper on Crisis Management in the Digital Age: 5 Phases of Crisis Response helps outline the broad concepts and considerations involved to formulate a more comprehensive crisis management effort a...

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Fast Food Franchisor may be on the Fast Track to a Decision Concerning Joint Employer Status

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB’) recently issued several precedent-breaking decisions that have the potential to expose franchisors to joint employer liability across the county. On October 12, 2016, a new development arose in the appeal of one such NLRB matter between franchisor McDonald’s USA, LLC (“McDonald’s”), its f...

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SECOND SATURDAY: What Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce – November 12, 2016

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on November 12, 2016.  

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Alexander V. Batoff is featured in What’s Working in Human Resources

Alexander V. Batoff is featured in What’s Working in Human Resources newsletter’s Answers to Tough HR Questions section, “Can we ban the use of Pokémon Go-style games?” (November 2, 2016)

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Barbara Little Speaks at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Seminar

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Barbara E. Little presented at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice professional advisors seminar, “Advanced Estate Care Planning: What Matters Most to Your Clients: Comfort, Security, Dignity and Respect.” The seminar explored the legal and ethical issues surrounding the representation of a cli...

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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 2016-2017 edition of Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms by U.S News and World Report. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation...

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Walter Cohen Quoted in The Guardian

Walter Cohen was quoted in The Guardian, "Pennsylvania's ex-attorney general sentenced to jail for grand jury leak." Click here to read the full article.

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