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Obermayer Attorneys Selected Best Lawyers in America

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 15, 2018 – Obermayer is pleased to announce that nine of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the region.   Obermayer’s selected Best Lawyers and their respective areas of prac...

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Hillary Moonay Elected Treasurer of Family Law Section of PA Bar Association

Doylestown, Pennsylvania – August 15, 2018 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Hillary J. Moonay was elected to the officer position of Treasurer of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She has been actively involved in numerous professional associations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family ...

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Michael Bertin Elected Chair Elect of Family Law Section of PA Bar Association

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was elected to the officer position of Chair Elect of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  Bertin is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote ...

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Jeffrey Cadle Authors Law360 Expert Analysis on Fluctuating Workweek in Pennsylvania

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HR LEGALIST LIVE PRESENTS: Supreme Court Update In Brief and Wage and Hour Trends and Tips

Obermayer and the Center City Proprietors Association will be hosting the third installment of their quarterly "HR Legalist Live" event series.  Join Obermayer's labor and employment attorneys for a summertime update covering the following topics:   What the Supreme Court's recent rulings on arbitration agreements, LGBTQ rights, and la...

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Obermayer Attorneys Win Dismissal for Pennsylvania Appraiser

Samantha Koopman and Matthew Green received a dismissal for an appraiser in Pennsylvania - the court found that the appraiser, hired by the City of Erie to appraise a commercial property taken by eminent domain, was immune from liability based on the doctrine of expert witness immunity. In the case, the Plaintiffs sued claiming the appraisal of the...

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Drainage and the Rule of Capture in the Oil and Gas Industry

The rule of capture holds that “The owner of a tract of land acquires title to the oil and gas which he produces from wells drilled thereon, though it may be proved that part of such oil or gas migrated from adjoining lands. In the 2007 movie “There Will Be Blood,” there is a scene featuring Eli Sunday, an evangelical minister who has fallen...

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Review Fluctuating Workweek Method for Overtime Compensation

The fluctuating workweek (FWW) method is a way for employers to calculate overtime pay for salaried employees who are eligible for overtime pay, but whose working hours fluctuate each week.  The FWW method has two components that reduce the amount of overtime payments due to eligible employees: (1) the “regular rate” used to compensate the...

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Second Tuesday Divorce Workshop (August 14, 2018)

Second Tuesday is a nationally renowned, award winning, interactive workshop that has helped thousands of women since 1989. We provide a safe place to speak with other women experiencing similar life changes. Legal Issues Presented by Shari B. Veisblatt, Esq. The divorce process and legal fees Protecting yourself legally and financially ...

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Obermayer Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case after Six-Day Trial

Gary Samms, with the assistance of Nancy Farnen and Tara Dickerman, obtained a defense verdict on July 13, 2018 after a six day trial in Lackawanna County.  The medical malpractice case involved allegations of a doctor providing inappropriate care and treatment to a mother prior to conception that resulted in spina bifida in the child.  The jury ...

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