Category Archives: Legal Watch

U.S. Supreme Court Finds Waivers In Arbitration Agreements Are Lawful

Jun
05
2018

us-supreme-court-Employers scored a win on May 21, 2018, when the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in a trio of cases which challenged whether an employer can enforce an arbitration agreement which contains a class-action waiver. The Court held …

Posted in Legal Watch, Labor and Employment

The Lynch Law Group Welcomes John J. Heurich, Jr.

May
30
2018
John J. Heurich, Jr., Associate Attorney, The Lynch Law Group

John J. Heurich, Jr.

The Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that attorney John J. Heurich, Jr. has joined the Firm as an Associate.

John is a 2013 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law. He served for two …

Posted in Legal Watch, Announcements

The Lynch Law Group Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars

May
22
2018

2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars from The Lynch Law Group

The Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce the attorneys from the Firm who have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Attorneys Charles B. Hadad, Michael P. Oliverio, Blair T. Preiser, David

Posted in Legal Watch, Announcements, Awards

Kathleen Kuznicki Advises CMU’s Aspiring Entrepreneurs

May
14
2018

Kathleen Kuznicki, patent attorney at The Lynch Law GroupKathy Kuznicki was selected by Carnegie Mellon University’s Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship to join its team of industry experts who provide advice and counsel to the Center’s startup incubator program, Project Olympus.

CMU students, faculty and staff, who are aspiring …

Posted in Legal Watch, Intellectual Property, Announcements

Frank Botta Completes Term As President of the Transportation Lawyers Association

May
11
2018

Frank Botta makes his final address as President of the TLA at the 2018 Annual Conference.

Frank Botta, Chair of The Lynch Law Group Transportation Practice, officially completed his term as President of the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA) at the 2018 Annual Conference, which took place May 2–5, at the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Fla.  Mr. …

Posted in Legal Watch, Transportation, Announcements

Overtime Pay In Higher Education Institutions

May
08
2018

Penn State Old MainOn April 12, 2018, the DOL issued a new Fact Sheet regarding overtime pay in higher education institutions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Fact Sheet provides guidance regarding the common exemptions applicable to Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs). …

Posted in Legal Watch, Labor and Employment

Update! EEO-1 Filing Deadline Has Been Extended to June 1, 2018

May
02
2018

Employers review EEO-1 Report dataThe filing deadline for the 2017 EEO-1 Survey has been extended to Friday, June 1, 2018.

The Employer Information Report EEO-1, otherwise known as the EEO-1 Report is required to be filed with the U.S.  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 …

Posted in Legal Watch, Labor and Employment

PA Turnpike Commission Sued Over Use of Toll Revenue

Apr
12
2018

PA Turnpike Commission Court Battles

Could $6B Court Battle Over PA Turnpike Tolls End With A Compromise?

Two independent trucking associations have filed a federal law suit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, alleging misuse of toll revenue. The groups are demanding $6 billion in toll …

Posted in Legal Watch, Transportation, Litigation

Dynasty Trusts Offer Tax and Nontax Advantages

Apr
05
2018

Dynasty Trusts Preserve Wealth for Future GenerationsDynasty Trusts – Preserving Your Wealth For Multiple Generations

Overview

You should consider a Dynasty Trust as part of your estate plan if you want to:

  • provide for your children and their descendants by keeping your wealth in the bloodline
Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts

4 Key Benefits of a Revocable Trust

Mar
15
2018

Benefits of a Revocable TrustThese 4 Key Benefits of a Revocable Trust Might Make it the Right Solution to Meet Your Estate Planning Goals

People often assume that a Last Will and Testament (“Will”) is the most effective estate planning tool for passing on …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts