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Obermayer Chairman Named Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achiever

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP Chairman Thomas A. Leonard, III, has been named a “Lifetime Achiever” by Marquis Who’s Who. Leonard was endorsed as a leader in the legal industry for his many years’ experience in his professional network and was noted for his achievements, leadership qualities and the credentials and successes he...

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Obermayer Partner Appointed Co-Chair Camden County Bar Commercial Litigation Section

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Matthew Green was appointed co-chair of the Commercial Litigation Section of the Camden County Bar Association.   Green is a partner in the litigation department and labor relations & employment law department, where he serves as lead litigation counsel in complex commercial disputes and emp...

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Workers’ Comp Release Doesn’t Cover FMLA Claims, Says Third Circuit

Overview and Case Analysis On Monday, September 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held, in a precedent-setting opinion, that a workers’ compensation compromise and release agreement (C&R) did not prevent a former Boscov’s employee from filing claims against its employer for violations of the Family and Medical...

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Obermayer Adds Family Law and Business Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Leslie B. Spoltore to the firm’s Family Law Group and Business & Finance Department. She will be based in Obermayer’s Delaware office. Spoltore focuses her practice in both family law and business law. She has experience in all Delaware courts, particularly with appeals to the Delaware Suprem...

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SECOND SATURDAY: Divorce Workshop - September 9, 2017

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on September 9, 2017.  

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FLSA Successor Liability – More Than You Bargained For

A common method for business expansion is for one company to acquire another company’s operations and then merge the operations into the acquiring company.  However, even when care is taken to structure such acquisitions to limit or avoid the potential liabilities of the company being acquired, the transaction can result in the purchasing ...

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Wage and Hour/FLSA Update – DOL’s White-Collar Salary Threshold Struck Down (Again)

On August 31, 2017, a federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama-era Department of Labor rule that would have roughly doubled the salary threshold, under which all workers are guaranteed overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), to over $47,000 per year.  In fact, this is the second time that the Eastern District of Texas ha...

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Hurricane Harvey, HIPAA, and Access to Health Information

Hurricane Harvey has been pummeling the Gulf Coast since Monday, with nearly 52 inches of rainfall in parts of Texas. The storm has displaced thousands of people from their homes and has resulted in over 30 reported deaths. Disasters like Hurricane Harvey impose significant challenges on healthcare providers and entities. Emergency rooms are in...

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Back to School, Back to Work – Parental and Family Rights in the Workplace

The end of August marks the beginning of the yearly “back to school” ritual.  Working parents in particular are hoping for a smooth transition, as this is also the time of year when vacations end and workloads tend to pick up.  But as those of us with children know, balancing work and family responsibilities can be anything but predicta...

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Who Determines How to Celebrate Your Life and the Disposition of You When You Die?

An often-overlooked step in the estate planning process is determining how you want the world to celebrate your life and determining your final resting place.  If not addressed, conflict may occur because different loved ones have different opinions.  Continue Reading

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