Susan Guerette is a partner in the Philadelphia office. She has a national practice representing management on a wide range of labor and employment matters including defending claims of discrimination based on race, gender, age, disability, and national origin.
Susan is also a member of the firm's Education Practice Group, which represents private educational institutions in employee, student, and board issues.
Susan also counsels employers on employment policies, immigration issues and compliance with local, state and federal statutes. She drafts and reviews employer policies and severance agreements and negotiates employee compensation and employment agreements.
Susan also has a focus litigating cases involving covenants not to compete, non-solicitation, non-use, and non-disclosure agreements, trade secrets, fiduciary duty, duty of loyalty, and similar claims arising from the movement of employees between competitor firms.
Susan has litigated more than 400 employee defection and recruitment matters in over 30 different states, as well as numerous arbitration actions before arbitration panels (FINRA, the National Association of Securities Dealers and the New York Stock Exchange).
She has represented clients in a variety of industries, including regional, national and international securities brokerage, discount stock brokerage, banking, online retailing, food manufacturing and distribution, industrial gas distribution, healthcare staffing and placement, computer hardware/software sales and distribution, computer consulting and services, medical and dental practice, life insurance companies, professional employee search and placement, temporary professional staffing and medical device companies.
In addition to her litigation practice, Susan helps clients develop and implement coordinated programs to protect against employee defection, and to minimize the risks that arise when hiring employees from competitors.
Susan is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was listed in all publishedPennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Starsfrom 2005 through 2010. Susan has also been included inPennsylvania Super Lawyerssince 2011.
Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets from Defecting Employees November 1, 2013
How Your Company Can Get the Benefits Of an Arbitration Clause December 30, 2010
Halloween in the Workplace October 25, 2010
The Road to Verification: U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh in on E-Verify, But Pennsylvania Moves Ahead August 10, 2010
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Susan Guerette Elected To Board Of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation February 24, 2014
Member, Schuylkill Township Zoning Board
Member, Women's Leadership Network Board for the Eastern Technology Council
Board member of the Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Foundation.