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Surprising Shakeup in Construction Lending: New Law Kisses Kessler Goodbye

On July 9, 2014, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014 which amends the Mechanics’ Lien Law to grant lien priority to open-end mortgages over mechanics’ liens, provided that sixty percent (60%) of the proceeds of such mortgages are used for construction costs. This amendment clarifies the 2012 Superior Court of Pennsylva...

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Obermayer's Hercules Grigos Speaks at AIA Event

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—June 24, 2014—Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel’s Business and Finance partner Hercules Grigos was a featured speaker at the AIA Philadelphia Housing Committee’s Lunch Time Brown Bag Conversation on June 24, 2014.  The program covered “Civic Design Review – How Does it Work, a...

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Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property

In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (Act No. 93 of 2013, the “Amendment”), designed to give municipalities and school districts improved means of collecting tax revenue. The Amendment permits a taxing district to enforce a claim for property taxes “as a lien against rea...

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Karen Sanchez Elected to CORA Board

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Karen Sanchez was elected as a board member of Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA) – a nonprofit counseling agency to help children and families overcome adversities in their school, home and neighborhood. As a board member, Sanchez will assist in steering and upholding the organization...

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Katherine Missimer Speaks at Women’s Business Forum

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Katherine E. Missimer presented, “Business Throughout the Corporate Cycle: Answers to Real Questions from Real Business Owners,” at the Women’s Business Forum™ monthly meeting in March 2014. Missimer took a myriad of questions from attendees offering answers to inquiries su...

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Advanced Reverse 1031 Exchange Strategies

Title:  Advanced Reverse 1031 Exchange Strategies Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Time: 12pm to 1pm Faculty: Stan Freeman, President, Exchange Strategies Corporation  Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP                    One Penn Cent...

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Business Owners Try to “Stump the Lawyer”

Katherine E. Missimer took a myriad of questions from members of the Women’s Business Forum™ in Doylestown, providing advice on “Business Throughout the Corporate Cycle: Answers to Real Questions from Real Business Owners.” Click here to view the full article.

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Tips for Finding a Niche and Making a Name in Your Firm

Every young associate is eager to hit the ground running and become a  valuable contributor to his or her firm. Attorneys in the early stages of their  careers hope to be included in new cases, projects or meetings with prospective  clients. Excitement about being involved in client meetings, negotiations and  strategy sessions ...

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Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Matthew A. Green, Shari B. Veisblatt and Stephanie J. Sprenkle to the firm’s partnership. As a partner in the commercial litigation practice group and the labor relations & employment law department, Green concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, employment law, loan work...

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David Nasatir Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal on Keystone Property Group's Conshohocken Project

$200M development deal adopted in Conshohocken Conshohocken Borough Council unanimously approved a new $200 million project that will bring a hotel, office tower and parking garage to Fayette Street, the Main Line Times reported. Click here to read more.

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