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Pauline W. Markey Joins Obermayer as a new Tax Partner

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has added Pauline W. Markey Esq. as a Partner in the Business & Finance Department’s Tax Group. Markey practices in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Markey focuses her practice on US federal income tax – including pass-through entities, tax exempt organizations, and tax controversy. She also prov...

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Fresh New Jersey Physical Therapy Rules for 2018

This past summer Governor Christie signed into law an amendment (“SB 1315”) to the New Jersey Physical Therapy Licensing Act of 1983 (“PT Licensing Act”), to be effective as of January 17, 2018.  Most importantly, SB 1315 will expand the scope of practice for Physical Therapists (each a “PT” and collectively “PTs”) and allow grea...

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Confidentiality and Sexual Harassment Claims – Will New Laws Limit Settlement Agreement Language?

In the recent wave of sexual harassment cases against public figures, it has come to light that women were paid large sums of money to keep their harassment allegations private, thus allowing their harassers to continue their inappropriate behavior.  Prominent recent examples of harassers protected by confidentiality clauses include Harvey W...

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Ethical Issues Technology Poses for Lawyers: Are Our Heads in the Sand?

Title:                    Ethical Issues Technology Poses for Lawyers                                 Are Our Heads in the Sand?                                • What must we lawyers know?                               • What techno...

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Are We Headed for Divorce Season?

An article in Medical News Today  highlights a study by University of Washington Associate sociology Prof. Julie Brines and doctoral candidate Brian Serafini that found patterns in the timing of filing for divorce. Specifically, the study found “biannual patterns of filings for divorce – that divorce is seasonal during the periods fo...

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Michael E. Bertin Presents at American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Meeting

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin presented a tax lecture focusing on Innocent Spouse Relief at the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. 9, 2017. The AAML Annual Meeting is attended by Academy Fellows from across the country. Bertin, an AAML Fellow and frequen...

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Labor Law Update: Will Employers be Thankful for the NLRB’s new General Counsel?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces and interprets the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which ensures the rights of employees to engage in collective bargaining and other union-related activities.  During the Obama administration, NLRB General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. aggressively advocated for labor-friendly position...

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Obermayer's Jeffrey Cadle authors “Hidden Dangers of the Fluctuating Workweek Method”

Obermayer attorney Jeffrey B. Cadle authored the Law360 article “Hidden Dangers of the Fluctuating Workweek Method.” Click here to read the full article. This article first appeared in Law360 on November 20, 2017.

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How Decisions Regarding Custody and Visitation are Made in Delaware

Family Court judges are charged with making custody and visitation decisions regarding Delaware’s children. In each case brought before the judge, he or she sets custodial and residential arrangements in accordance with the best interests of the child.  But what does that consideration entail? Continue Reading  

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Obermayer Named Tier 1 Law Firm In 2018 Ranking

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is celebrating a Tier 1 ranking for family law, litigation – trusts & estates, and trusts & estates law in Philadelphia on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list. Obermayer also received a Tier 3 ranking for Land Use & Zoning Law. These placements on the 2018 ranking...

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