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Firm Announces New Partners

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP has admitted Terri Gillespie and Michael V. Phillips to the firm’s partnership. Gillespie focuses on employment law, working with clients to avoid disputes by helping them comply with appropriate laws, manage employee relations and resolve disputes. She has been named a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Penns...

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Obermayer Partner Presents at Building Industry Association of Philadelphia

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Hercules W. Grigos presented, “Getting it Right: PUDs, Condos and Home Owners Associations in Philadelphia,” at the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia seminar. Along with his co-presenters, Grigos discussed an update on navigating the OPA and its new procedures to establish Planned C...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named 2016 Best Lawyers

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the recently released 2016 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 practice are:  Michae...

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Michael Phillips Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on St. Laurentius Church Historic Designation

Michael Phillips was quoted in, "Changing Skyline: Wing and a prayer? Not so when rethinking religious buildings," in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article discusses the St. Laurentius Church Historic Designation and future uses. Click here to read the full article.

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Michael Phillips Quoted on CBS Philadelphia

Michael Phillips is quoted on CBS Philadelphia, "Phila. Historical Commission Gives Historic Designation To Vacant Fishtown Church Building," which discusses the future of the church. Click here to read the full article.

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Obermayer Attorneys Named To 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®.   Obermayer 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®  Banking David A. Nasatir  Bankruptcy Charles M. Golden  Business LitigationThomas A. LeonardWilliam J. Leonar...

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Stephanie Sprenkle Selected by CREW as "Outstanding Member at Large"

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was selected by Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia as the 2014 “Outstanding Member at Large” for the chapter. The award is given annually to a member who works tirelessly to promote the mission of the local Chapter and has made significant contributio...

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Stephanie Sprenkle Elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia Board of Directors

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia Board of Directors. CREW is the industry’s premier business networking organization dedicated to supporting the achievements of women in commercial real estate. Sprenkle practices in the areas of bankin...

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Strike, You’re Out! How Zoning Codes Are Being Invalidated

It is well-settled that local municipalities may exercise police power to promote reasonable objectives in the regulation of land use through zoning ordinances. New York City was the first city to adopt a zoning code in 1916, and others followed suit creating ordinances for the orderly development of residential, commercial and industrial uses of p...

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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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