Paul Lancaster Adams: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Paul Lancaster Adams

Managing Shareholder - Philadelphia Office
Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Litigation and Counseling
  • Class Actions
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
Contact InfoTelephone: 215-995-2800
Fax: 215-995-2800
University Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S., with honors, 1990
Law SchoolWake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1993
Admitted1994, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; 2006, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Memberships American and National Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute; National Employment Law Council.
MilitaryU.S. Army Reserves
BornChelsea, MA, February 17, 1965

Best Lawyers in America, 2014; One of "The Legal 500", 2013, 2014; "Attorneys Who Matter" by the Ethisphere Institute, 2014; National Law Journal rated "Top Lawyers in Pennsylvania, 2014; Philadelphia Inquirer's Best Attorney in Philadelphia, 2014; Named "Pennsylvania Diverse Attorney of the Year" by The Legal Intelligencer, 2014; Philadelphia Business Journal's Minority Business Leader Executive of the Year Award, 2013; Recipient: National Bar Association Clyde E. Bailey Award for Corporate Leadership, 2009; Recognized as "On the Verge" by American Lawyer Media, 2007; Recipient: Pennsylvania Law Weekly and The Legal Intelligencer's "Lawyer on the Fast Track" Award, 2005; Recipient: Philadelphia Business Journal's "40 Under 40" Award, 2002.


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Philadelphia Releases Sick Leave Poster
Paul Lancaster Adams,Julie Donahue, May 15, 2015
On May 13, 2015, Philadelphia’s paid sick leave ordinance, formally entitled “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces,” becomes effective. In addition to the key provisions of the ordinance requiring certain employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid sick leave...

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Paul Lancaster Adams

1735 Market Street, Suite 3000
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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