Natalie F. Hrubos

Natalie F. Hrubos: Attorney with Duane Morris LLP

Biography

Natalie F. Hrubos represents and counsels management clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. She has extensive experience defending companies in class action and other complex litigation matters. Ms. Hrubos also helps employers navigate challenges and develop proactive compliance strategies in a wide range of employment-related areas, including wage and hour issues, employment-dispute arbitration programs, medical leaves and accommodations, and employee relations.

Honors and Awards

•Listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013-2015 and 2017
•Named one of Pennsylvania's Lawyers on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
•Craig M. Perry Community Service Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2011
•Sara Weaver Volunteer of the Year Award, Equality Advocates Pennsylvania, 2009

Publications

Selected Publications

•Co-author, Appearance, Dress and Grooming Codes and Gender-Segregated Facilities , Selected Chapters in Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace: A Practical Guide, Bloomberg BNA, October 2, 2014
•Author, Non-Binary Gender Identities in the Workplace, The Legal Intelligencer, May 20, 2014
•Author, Title VII and Transgender Employees: Top Five Questions, Society for Human Resource Management, March 12, 2014
•Author, U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Meaning of 'Changing Clothes' Under FLSA's Section 203(o) Exemption, Duane Morris Alert, January 29, 2014
•Author, Rubber band jewelry worth every penny, FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, January 21, 2014
•Author, Is 2014 the year for a wage & hour make over? FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, January 1, 2014
•Author, Hashtag FLSA, FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, December 11, 2013
•Author, When Exempt Employees Turn Into Pumpkins, FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, October 14, 2013
•Author, 3 Employer Pitfalls in Donning and Doffing Policies, Law360, October 2, 2013
•Author, It's the (technology) age! FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, September 20, 2013
•Author, U.S. Department of Labor Updates FMLA Guidance Documents to Implement Supreme Court's DOMA Decision, Duane Morris Alert, August 14, 2013
•Co-author, U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Limited Arbitration Ruling in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, Duane Morris Alert, June 13, 2013
•Co-author, Final HIPAA Wellness Program Regulations Issued Under Affordable Care Act, Duane Morris Alert, June 7, 2013
•Author, The FLSA Implications of New Year's Resolutions, FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, January 7, 2013
•Author, Santa and the FLSA, FLSA Compliance Monitor, Duane Morris Institute Blog, December 19, 2012
•Author, Pa. Hospitals and Residential Care Establishments Now Permitted to Use FLSA's 8/80 Overtime Calculation Method, Duane Morris Alert, August 15, 2012
•Author, How to Avoid Tip-Related Traps, Restaurant Hospitality, July 12, 2012
•Author, Facebook and Job Candidates: Lessons From 'Office Space', Law360, June 29, 2012
•Author, EEOC Ruling Provides Guidance on Applying Title VII's Discrimination Prohibition to Transgender Employees, Duane Morris Alert, May 7, 2012; reprinted in New Jersey Law Journal, July 30, 2012
•Co-author, Third Circuit Compels Arbitration in Meal Break Case and Finds No Basis for District Court's Unconscionability Ruling, Duane Morris Alert, April 9, 2012
•Author, How to Build a Trans-Inclusive Work Environment: Three Key Lessons Every Employer Can Learn From Chaz Bono, The Philadelphia Lawyer, Spring 2012; reprinted in Law360, March 30, 2012
•Co-author, U.S. Department of Labor Proposes FMLA Regulatory Changes: It's Not Just About the Military Leave Provisions, Duane Morris Alert, March 7, 2012

Speaking Engagements

Selected Speaking Engagements

•Speaker, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2015, Philadelphia, May 14, 2015
•Presenter, Systemic Approach to Combating Harassment Duane Morris Institute Seminar, May 7, 2014
•Presenter, Workplace Bullying 101: You Might Have A Bully If... Duane Morris Institute Seminar, May 7, 2014
•Presenter, Not In My Workplace! Preventing and Correcting Harassment, Duane Morris Institute Seminar, November 14, 2013
•Presenter, Cutting Edge LGBT Workplace Issues, Duane Morris Institute Seminar, November 6, 2013
•Presenter, Updates on Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Practices, 2013 EEOC Philadelphia Training Institute Seminar, Philadelphia, September 16, 2013
•Co-presenter, Wage-and-Hour Issues You Didn't Know You Had, Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice Seminar, Philadelphia, May 22, 2013
•Presenter, Not In My Workplace! Preventing and Correcting Harassment, Duane Morris Institute Seminar, Philadelphia, April 30, 2013
•Presenter, Harassment in the Workplace: Trans/Gender Focus, Duane Morris Institute Webinar, February 28, 2013
•Panelist, Best Practices: Finding the Way Forward, Bullying: Redefining Boundaries, Responsibility and Harm Conference, Temple University School of Law, February 23, 2013
•Presenter, Wage and Hour Law Essentials for Hospitality Industry Employers, Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association Webinar, January 22, 2013

(Also at Newark, NJ Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Employee Handbook and Policy Development
  • Employee Agreement and Contract Development
  • Employment Litigation and Arbitration
  • Preventive Employment Law Counseling and Training
  • Wage and Hour Class and Collective Action Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215 979 1962  Phone
215 405 3710  Fax
www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/nataliefhrubos.html
University Attended:
The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2006
Law School Attended:
Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., Editor-in-Chief, Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, 2009
Year of First admission:
2009
Admission:
2009, Pennsylvania; New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Memberships:

Professional Activities

•American Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represent two national companies in various multi-plaintiff wage and hour litigation matters involving alleged violations of the FLSA.; Represent national cosmetology school in Rule 23 consumer class actions involving alleged violations of Pennsylvania and New Jersey consumer protection statutes, as well as purported claims for breach of implied contract, and unjust enrichment/disgorgement.; Represent national cosmetology school in matter involving purported nationwide FLSA collective action and multiple Rule 23 state wage and hour law class actions in which students allege they are owed wages for time spent in school.; Represented international spa company in purported Connecticut wage and hour class and collective action arbitration in which personal service employees assert multiple causes of action for alleged unpaid wages, including commissions, tips and overtime premium payments; successfully negotiated stipulation for consolidated mediation and arbitration of individual claims of opt-in claimants and achieved voluntary dismissal with prejudice of class allegations.; Represented two diners in New York state wage and hour class and collective action in which seven named plaintiffs allege multiple federal and state wage law violations, including unpaid minimum wages, overtime premium payments, and spread of hours payments.; Represented restaurant in New York state wage and hour class action in which three restaurant workers alleged failure to pay minimum wages, overtime premium payments, and spread of hours payments; class and collective allegations voluntarily dismissed and individual claims of three named plaintiffs settled on terms favorable to employer.; Represented professional staffing services firm in purported nationwide collective action in which financial services industry workers alleged they were misclassified as exempt administrative and/or executive employees in violation of the FLSA; named and purported opt-in plaintiffs stipulated to consolidated mediation and arbitration and individual claims of the plaintiffs settled at mediation on terms favorable to employer.; Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a nursing and custodial care center in a federal case involving claims of disability discrimination, FMLA retaliation and FMLA interference (affirmed by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals).; Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a financial services company in an arbitration involving claims of FMLA interference and retaliation.; Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a furniture and electronics rent-to-own company in an arbitration involving claims of disability discrimination and retaliation.; Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an industrial services company in a federal case involving claims of disability discrimination and retaliation.; Obtained dismissal of an EEOC charge alleging age discrimination on behalf of a fitness center.
ISLN:
920943579

Peer Reviews

This lawyer does not have peer reviews.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Client Reviews

This attorney does not have client reviews.
Disclaimer

Documents ({{amountArticles}})

Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Other documents: ,

New York, New York

Contact Natalie F. Hrubos

Please correct the fields highlighted in red.

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.


You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.