Catherine Nguyen: Lawyer with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Catherine Nguyen


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Practice Areas

  • Construction
  • Labor & Employment
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.564.1700
Fax: 215-564-3066
University The Pennsylvania State University
Law SchoolTemple University, Beasley School of Law
Admitted2010, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; U.S. Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; U.S. Supreme Court of New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


•Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (APABA-PA)
•National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)
•National Lawyers' Guild Pro Bono Immigration Clinic - Member; Catherine prepares U- and T-Visa applications for certifications in Philadelphia and surrounding counties.
•Boat People SOS - Delaware Valley (BPSOS) - Vice Chairperson, Board of Directors
•Philadelphia Bar Association - Small Business Committee Member

BornHouston, Texas, May 29, 1983

CATHERINE NGUYEN is an Associate in the Construction and Labor & Employment Groups. Catherine concentrates her practice in the areas of litigation and labor & employment primarily for the Firm's construction clients. She also represents clients in contract disputes, landlord-tenant and consumer protection cases. Catherine advises clients regarding the operation of commercial enterprises, including drafting leases, employment agreements and restrictive covenants. She has experience litigating a variety of administrative law and civil matters in state, federal, and appellate courts, and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Catherine practiced in education litigation and labor and employment law. She represented school districts in labor and employment, education law and special education matters. She provided day-to-day guidance to the administrators of public school districts regarding the constitutional rights of pupils.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University, Catherine worked in health care risk management and regulatory compliance for Temple University Health System. In addition, she is fluent in Vietnamese.

News & Publications

•Supreme Court Decision Forces Employers to Rethink Dress Codes and Grooming Policies
Construction in Brief: 2015 Volume 3
•Public-Private Partnerships: What You Need to Know About this Emerging Trend in Construction
Construction in Brief: 2014 Volume 1
•New Permitting and Licensure Requirements Take Effect in Philadelphia
Client Alert - January 10, 2014
•Cohen Seglias Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
May 17, 2013


•CFMA Prescentation: DBE Participation & Labor and Employment Issues for Contractors
March 24, 2015 - Villanova, PA


•Catherine was named a 2013, 2014 and 2015 Rising Star in the field of construction litigation by Law & Politics Magazine.
•Catherine is the winner of the first Philadelphia Bar Association Large Firm Management Committee's Public Service Award. The award is given to two associates who have made a difference in Philadelphia through extraordinary pro bono representation or public service to individuals or entities that address the challenges faced by communities of need in the City of Philadelphia.


•New Permitting and Licensure Requirements Take Effect in Philadelphia
January 6, 2014
•Proposed Changes To PA Mechanics' Lien Law Will Require Advance Notice To Preserve Lien Claim Rights
June 20, 2013
•City of Philadelphia Creates Its Own Adaptation of False Claims Act
June 14, 2013

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Catherine Nguyen

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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