Maxwell & Hippel LLP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania OfficeView all offices
One Penn Center, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 19th Floor
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About this office:
Founded in Philadelphia in 1904, Obermayer is a full service law firm with Pennsylvania roots and global reach. Our firm has a longstanding history of respected work and obtaining effective results for our clients. Since our inception, our values have remained constant: to satisfy our clients' needs with the highest degree of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and integrity.
Our attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to a diverse client base, including private and public businesses, health care providers, charitable and nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government entities and municipalities, public utilities, fiduciaries and individuals.
At Obermayer, while our success is measured achieving our clients' goals, we have been honored to have our firm and our attorneys recognized for our outstanding work and community service. Each year, Obermayer attorneys have been included in lists such as Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Awesome Attorneys, US News Best Lawyers and most recently Obermayer was rated by Martindale-Hubbell as a Top Rated Law Firm in the U.S. for having one out of every three attorneys achieve an AV Preeminent.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Law; Antitrust; Aviation Law; Bankruptcy; Financial Reorganization; Corporate Finance; Environmental Law; Estate Planning; Family Law; Gaming Law; Civil Litigation; Trial Practice; Health Care; Insurance; International Law; Labor Relations; Employment Law; Medical Malpractice; Mergers And Acquisitions; Osha; Product Liability; Real Estate; Sports Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates; Immigration Law; Employment Immigration; Employment Visas; Employment Authorizations; Business Immigration; Citizenship; Family Immigration Law; Labor Certifications; Investor Visas; Immigration Discrimination; Permanent Visas; Banking Law; Bank Directors and Officers Liability; Bank Foreclosures; Bank Fraud; Commercial Banking; Commercial Loans; Commercial Credit; Consumer Banking; Consumer Loans; Letters of Credit; Loan Workouts; Loans; Secured Lending; Truth in Lending; Bank Mergers and Acquisitions; Banking Litigation; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Land Use; Rezoning; Subdivisions; Zoning Law; Zoning Variances; Labor and Employment; Affirmative Action; Age Discrimination in Employment; Americans With Disabilities Act; Caregiver Discrimination; Collective Bargaining; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employee Discipline; Employee Drug Testing; Employee Privacy; Employer Liability; Employer Intentional Torts; Employment Arbitration; Employer Rights; Employment Civil Rights; Employment Claims; Employment Class Actions; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment Defense; Employment Contracts; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Practices Liability Insurance; Employment Litigation; Employment Discrimination; Employment Terminiation; Employment at Will; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Executive Employment Law; Executive Severance Contracts; Executive Transfers; Fair Employment Practices; Fair Labor Standards; Harassment; Federal Employment Law; Family and Medical Leave Act; Human Resources Law; International Employment Contracts; International Labor Law; Labor Antitrust; Labor Arbitration; Labor Law; Labor Strikes; Management Employment Law; Management Labor Law; Minimum Wage Law; National Origin Discrimination; National Labor Relations Act; Noncompete Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Outsourcing; Personnel Policies; Personnel Training; Pregnancy Discrimination; Prevailing Wage Litigation; Public Sector Collective Bargaining; Public Sector Employment Law; Public Sector Labor Relations; Reductions in Force; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Security Clearances; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Unfair Labor Practices; Union Contract Negotiations; Union Elections; Union Labor Law; Union Organization; WARN Act; Wage and Hour Law; Wage and Hour Class Actions; Whistleblower Litigation; Workplace Violence; Wrongful Termination; Wrongful Termination Defense; Public Finance; Bond Finance; Public Authority Finance; Project Finance; Public Finance Taxation; Tax Exempt Bonds; Tax Exempt Finance; International Trade; China Trade; Alimony; Annulment; Child Advocacy; Child Custody; Child Custody Mediation; Child Dependency; Child Sexual Abuse; Child Protection; Child Support; Community Property Law; Collaborative Family Law; Cohabitation Agreements; Divorce; Divorce Arbitration; Divorce Mediation; Divorce Taxation; Domestic Partnerships; Domestic Relations; Fathers Rights; Family Mediation; Family Arbitration; Equitable Distribution; Domestic Torts; Domestic Violence; Gay and Lesbian Family Law; Grandparents Custody; Grandparents Visitation Rights; International Child Custody; International Family Law; Legal Separation; Marital Agreements; Marital Property Distribution; Marital Property Law; Matrimonial Law; Name Changes; No Fault Divorce; Palimony; Parental Rights; Orphans Court Practice; Non-Traditional Family Law; Spousal Support; Same Sex Marriage; Restraining Orders; Third Party Custody; Termination of Parental Rights; Uncontested Divorce; Visitation Rights; Qualified Domestic Relations Orders - QDROs; Post Nuptial Agreements; Post Divorce Modification; Paternity; Charitable Trusts and Foundations; Directors and Officers Liability; Intellectual Property; Trademarks; Trademark Registration; Trademark Protection; Trademark Litigation; Trademark Licensing; Trademark Infringement; Trade Names; Trade Dress; Service Marks; Lanham Act; Internet Trademarks; Trademark Prosecution; Health Care Contracts; Health Care Corporate Law; Health Care Facility Licensing; Health Care Facility Regulation; Health Care Finance; Health Care Compliance; Certificates of Need; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Government Health Care Contracts; Health Care Administration; Health Care Bankruptcy; Health Care Insolvency; Health Care Liability; Health Care Legislation; Health Care Litigation; Health Care Licensing; Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions; Health Care Privacy; Health Care Reform; Health Care Regulation; Health Care Reimbursement; Health Care Taxation; Health Maintenance Organizations; Health Law; Managed Care; Long Term Care; Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems; Medical Law; Nursing Home Negligence; Nursing Home Litigation; Nursing Home Liability; Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect; Nursing Home Regulation; Physician Practices; Physicians Contracts; Physicians Licensing; Legal Professional Liability; Copyrights; Copyright Infringement; Copyright Licensing; Copyright Litigation; Copyright Prosecution; Copyright Protection; Copyright Registration; Internet Copyright Law; Leases and Leasing; Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law; Commercial Leasing; Evictions; Landlord and Tenant Law; Lease Finance; Lease Terminations; Leasing; Office Leasing; Retail Leasing; Shopping Center Leasing; Electrical Intellectual Property; Electronic Intellectual Property; Industrial Property; Industrial Property Rights; Intellectual Property Enforcement; Intellectual Property Infringement; Intellectual Property Licensing; Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property Procurement; Intellectual Property Prosecution; Intellectual Property Rights; Internet Intellectual Property; International Licensing; Literary Property; Mechanical Intellectual Property; Medical Intellectual Property; Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property; Proprietary Rights; Piracy; Protection of Personality; New Media Law; Construction Law; Construction Accidents; Construction Claims; Construction Contracts; Construction Defects; Construction Equipment Liability; Construction Finance; Construction Labor Law; Construction Liability; Construction Insurance Defense; Construction Liens; Construction Litigation; Construction Products Liability; Construction Workouts; Construction and Surety Law; Contractor Performance Bonds; Contractors Liability; Environmental Construction Law; Materialmens Liens; Mechanics Liens; Public Construction Law; Public Works; Stucco Litigation; Structural Work Act; Scaffolding Liability; Roof Industry Liability; Professional Liability; Accountants Liability; Accountants Malpractice; Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions; Agents and Brokers Liability; Appraisers Liability; Architects and Engineers Errors and Omissions; Architects and Engineers Liability; Architects and Engineers Malpractice; Auditors Malpractice; Clergy Malpractice; Design Professionals Errors and Omissions; Design Professionals Liability; Design Professionals Malpractice; Directors and Officers Errors and Omissions; Directors and Officers Insurance Coverage; Funeral Directors Liability; Professional Conduct; Professional Errors and Omissions; Professional Indemnity; Professional Discipline; Professional Liability Defense; Professional Liability Insurance Coverage; Professional Malpractice; Professional Negligence; Professional Sexual Misconduct; Surveyors Malpractice; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Contracts; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; International Commercial Contracts; Election Law; Commercial Real Estate Development; Commercial Real Estate; Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions; Commercial Conveyancing; Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure; Commercial Real Estate Litigation; Commercial Real Estate Sales; Commercial Real Estate Syndication; Commercial Real Estate Workouts; Industrial Real Estate Law; Retail Development; Shopping Center Acquisitions; Shopping Center Development; Shopping Center Law; Condominium Development; Municipal Law; Municipal Bonds; Municipal Bonds Taxation; Municipal Civil Rights; Municipal Contracts; Municipal Corporation Law; Municipal Defense; Municipal Finance; Municipal Labor Law; Municipal Leasing; Municipal Liability; Municipal Redevelopment; Municipal Torts; Municipal Taxation; Municipal Utility Law; Municipal Utility Regulation; Municipal Solid Waste; Appellate Practice; Education Law; Charter School Law; College and University Law; Academic Employment; Private Education Law; Public School Law; School Board Defense; School Board Liability; School District Liability; Special Education; Title IX Discrimination; Nonprofit Corporations; Medical Malpractice Defense; White Collar Crime; White Collar Criminal Defense; White Collar Fraud; Embezzlement; Toxic Torts; Toxic Tort Class Actions; Toxic Tort Defense; Toxic Exposure; Products Liability; Automotive Products Liability; Drug and Medical Device Litigation; Chemical Products Liability; Breast Implant Litigation; Automotive Design Liability; Drug and Medical Device Defense; Engineering Products Liability; Elevator Liability; Escalator Liability; Heart Device Litigation; Heavy Equipment Products Liability; Products Liability Defense; Recreational Vehicle Products Liability; Seat Belt Injury; Tire Defect Litigation; Tobacco Litigation; Vehicle Rollovers.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Surprising Shakeup in Construction Lending: New Law Kisses Kessler Goodbye
Katherine E. Missimer, July 30, 2014
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.
Superior Court Further Refines Standing in Child Custody Cases
Michael E. Bertin, July 25, 2014
Under Pennsylvania's child custody statute, 23 Pa.C.S., there are two sections that pertain to standing in order for individuals to bring an action for child custody. Section 5324 provides three categories of individuals who may bring an action for any form of physical or legal custody. The three...
Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property
Aana L. Maguire,Karen M. Sanchez, April 22, 2014
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...
Year Established: 1904
Languages: Chinese, German, Greek and Spainish.
Of Counsel affiliation: Meister Seelig & Fein, LLP (offices in New York City)
(All Members and Associates of the firm are Members of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations unless otherwise noted).