Topic: Employment Law

GPFF Announced as 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2014: Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores announced as part of an extraordinary group of law firms in 2015 represented in the year’s “Best Law Firms” rankings. We are pleased to announce that Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores received recognition in the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings for the third time. The rankings are defined by practice area both nationally and by metropolitan areas. For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores within the...

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Philadelphia Chiropractor Vindicated After Accusation by Patient

PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 30, 2015: On Thursday, April 30, 2015 a Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas jury found Dr. Christopher V. Walcott not guilty of all criminal charges made against him by a former patient at his chiropractic practice, Advanced Wellness Center of PA, located at 14260 Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. In 2011, the then 69 year old patient, Nanette Bieber, accused Dr. Walcott of sexual assault. Today, a jury of Dr. Walcott’s peers exonerated him and rejected the baseless allegations made in this case. At trial a number of Dr. Walcott’s female patients testified to his good...

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Malvern Paramedic Found Not Guilty in Patient Assault Case

PHILADELPHIA, PA. April, 27, 2015: Pennsylvania jury found medic, Michael Bernard McMahon, not guilty of all charges stemming from an altercation with a patient. A jury in Philadelphia found a paramedic not guilty of all charges stemming from an altercation with a patient following a week-long trial. Michael Bernard McMahon, 38, was acquitted of all charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person following a physical altercation with a female patient that prosecutors claimed led to a traumatic brain injury. The former Malvern Fire Company paramedic was charged in March 2014, three months after responding to a...

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NJ Superior Court Judge Irvin J. Snyder Joins Firm

PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 5, 2015: Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores, LLC (GPFF), is pleased to announce that Judge Irvin J. Snyder, of the New Jersey Superior Court – Camden County, has joined the firm as Special Counsel. A recently retired twenty-one year member of the New Jersey judiciary, Judge Snyder will be resident in GPFF’s Haddonfield office where he will offer Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services including mediation, arbitration, and arbitration neutral services to attorneys throughout New Jersey. Judge Snyder’s new practice will include serving as a special master, a hearing officer, and an administrative fact finder who...

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Patricia Pierce, Michael Engle and Thomas More Marrone Named U.S. News’ Best Lawyers 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA. October 15, 2014: Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores’ Employment Lawyers Patricia Pierce and Thomas More Marrone Named to U.S. News’ Best Lawyers for 2015. We are pleased to announce that Patricia Pierce, Michael Engle and Thomas More Marrone were named the Best Lawyers’ 2015 in Philadelphia. Following her “Lawyer of the Year” accolade for 2013, Patricia Pierce has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 21st edition of Best Lawyers in the practice area of Employment Law – Individuals. “Best Lawyers in America” has listed Patricia Pierce as one of the nation’s top employment lawyers...

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Patricia V. Pierce Serves as Panel Moderator at 2014 NELA Annual Convention

Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores, LLC, is pleased to announce that partner Patricia V. Pierce served as moderator for a panel discussion on “Effective Strategies for Negotiating Executive Employment Contracts” at the 2014 Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA). The convention celebrated 50 years of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Topics of the panel discussion included managing and achieving client expectations; handling 409A issues; Tarp issues; Clawbacks and Dodd Frank and non-compete clauses. Patricia heads the firm’s Employment Law Practice and co-chairs the Civil Rights Practice. She represents employees and consumers in individual, class and...

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