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Networking with a Purpose

Networking with a Purpose As attorneys you are not taught networking in law school yet you have a career in which you are expected to generate business. This session will address how to use your time effectively to network and how preparation and authenticity can build a strong network. October 18, 2016 Noon – 1:30 pm Conference Room 34A Lun...

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Hague Convention Only Considers One Habitual Residence of a Child

When a child is removed from or retained in a country that is not a child's habitual ­residence a parent can seek to have the child ­returned to their habitual residence country under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Those who handle child custody cases are ­familiar with this concept. However, the U.S....

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Obermayer Adds Litigation Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Jeffrey B. Cadle to the firm’s litigation department. Cadle practices in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Cadle concentrates his practice in commercial, insurance coverage and complex litigation, including collective and class actions in employment disputes. He has experience defending multimillion ...

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Andrew Horowitz Speaks at Pittsburgh Human Resource Association Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Andrew Horowitz spoke at the Pittsburgh Human Resource Association Annual Conference, “Honoring the Past, Valuing the Present, Shaping the Future.” He presented, “Recent Developments in the Law of Employment Restrictive Covenants in Pennsylvania,” in which he provided guidance of best prac...

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Obermayer Partner Speaks at PASA/PSBA

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Benjamin Pratt presented to the Department of School Board Secretaries and its Affiliates at the PASA/PSBA School Leadership Conference in Hershey, Pa. He discussed, “Social Media and its impact on Public School Districts,” which focused on the First Amendment rights of employees and students i...

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Michael E. Bertin Co-presents PBI Course

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin, co-presented at the Philadelphia Bar Institute course, “Evolving Support Cases, Deductions, Add-Backs, Deviations and Discovery.” The course was held in Mechanicsburg, PA, on September 20, 2016 and Philadelphia, PA on Sept. 28, 2016. Bertin, a Fellow of the American Academy ...

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20 Years of HIPAA – Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

On August 21, 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was signed into law by President Bill Clinton. The original purpose of the Act, which amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, was to improve the portability and continuity of health insurance coverage, combat waste, fraud, and abuse, promote the use of ...

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Countdown to Compliance for Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

If you are an entity covered by Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Section 1557), you have less than a week to prepare your non-discrimination notices and taglines. The final rule implementing 1557 requires that by October 16, 2016, healthcare providers and other covered entities publish and disseminate non-discrimi...

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Employer Best Practices For Curbing “Locker Room Talk” At the Office

As you are probably aware, “locker room talk” has become a recent issue in the news. Hopefully, we can all agree that the office is not the place for such crude remarks.  But how can managers effectively curb such offensive language – especially if the office environment is full of banter among co-workers? Continue Reading  

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Alexander V. Batoff is quoted in Pennsylvania Record

Alexander V. Batoff is quoted in the featured Pennsylvania Record article “Ban the box’ regulations unlikely to change in Philadelphia” (October 12, 2016)

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