Helena I. Poch Ciechanowski

Helena I. Poch Ciechanowski: Attorney with Rubin, Fortunato & Harbison P.C. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Helena Ciechanowski is an AV-rated employment law and employment contract practitioner, who litigates and counsels clients on general employment, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and risk-avoidance matters. Helena has specialized experience in the securities and health care industries and is experienced in drafting and negotiating employment agreements, offer letters, and team agreements on behalf of employers. She also manages litigation and arbitration matters involving raid claims, non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation, and the Protocol for Broker Recruiting.

Helena’s current practice and approach to employment issues is holistic and client-focused. She recognizes that each client has a unique business model and individual business needs formed by the client’s own history and experiences, as well as industry standards. Helena strives to integrate legal and business goals with every client interaction and to anticipate future business needs and risks before they become a problem. Her legal interests include ongoing developments in the financial industry, health care reform issues, electronic discovery obligations, and the scope of the attorney-client privilege.

Helena’s practice draws upon her past experiences drafting proposed health care tort reform legislation, counseling clients on regulatory issues such as HIPAA, the Peer Review Act, privacy laws, and health care provider reporting requirements, and litigating matters involving health care, medical malpractice, insurance defense, the MCare Act, EMTALA, PPCIGA, housing discrimination, products liability, and pharmaceutical claims. Helena holds a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, and she has clinical training in various health care settings, including acute care, medical-surgical, intensive care, critical care, pediatrics, assisted living, home health, in-patient psychiatric, detention/corrective facilities, private physician offices, and labor and delivery.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Trade Secrets
  • Contracts
  • Securities Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
610.408.2014  Phone
610.854.4308  Fax
www.rubinfortunato.com
University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1999
Law School Attended:
Temple University, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002
Admission:
2002, Pennsylvania; 2002, New Jersey
ISLN:
917040106

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (16 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/16/10 in Business Litigation

    Helena is an outstanding person and attorney with the highest ethical standards and legal skills.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/16/10 in Labor and Employment

    Helena is very knowledgeable on labor and employment issues and laws. I have worked with her and against her on several matters involving highly compensated executives. She also has experience with arbitration matters. I have always found her to ob... Read more

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    Helena is very knowledgeable on labor and employment issues and laws. I have worked with her and against her on several matters involving highly compensated executives. She also has experience with arbitration matters. I have always found her to observe the highest ethical standards and be very attentive to her clients' needs. She was aggressive, yet always professional, which led to win/win resolutions.--Rogge Dunn Read less

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Paoli, Pennsylvania

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