Saul Ewing LLP

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Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186, United States
Phone: (215) 972-7777
Fax: (215) 972-7725
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Supreme Court Limits Forum Shopping Options in Patent Litigation

On Monday, May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, that limits a patentee’s choices of venue in patent infringement litigation. Specifically, the Supreme Court…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

NLRB Finds “No Loitering” Policy Unlawful

Many employers assume that they have broad authority to control off-duty employee access to employer property. A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may require a second look at “No Loitering” policies…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Inappropriate Disclosure of a Single Patient Name Results in $2.4 Million HIPAA Settlement

Texas’ Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) paid $2.4 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and entered into a corrective action plan (CAP) to resolve allegations related to the impermissible…more
 /  Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

5 Tips for Hiring Summer Workers

As the weather warms up and teens prepare for summer break, many employers ramp up their workforces with student workers to cover extra demand or vacation schedules of regular employees. Here are five tips on avoiding legal…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

FCA Claim of “Phantom Students” Won’t Continue to Haunt College, Says Ninth Circuit

The for-profit education company Kaplan, Inc. recently scored a win when the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed Kaplan’s summary judgment victory in a decade-long False Claims Act suit. This case shows that while in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Education, Government Contracting

SEC Continues to Fine Companies that Discourage Whistleblowers

The SEC recently slapped two companies with sizeable fines for allegedly impeding potential whistleblowers from communicating with the agency in violation of Rule 21F-17. These fines, coupled with the SEC’s recent enforcement…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

NLRB Finds Employee Properly Terminated for Obscene Tirade

The National Labor Relations Board ruled last week that a railroad car repair company properly terminated an employee after he hurled numerous obscenities at his supervisor, including telling the supervisor to “f*** you and f***…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

ERISA Plan Investments in Public Benefit Corporations

In recent years we’ve seen a new type of corporations, known as Public Benefit Corporations, or “B” Corporations. These new B corporations are private corporations which, like any other corporation, owe a duty to their…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Eastern District of Pennsylvania Dismisses Bad Faith Claims in Two Recent Decisions Where Plaintiffs Made Only Conclusory Allegations of Bad Faith

Mittman v. Nationwide Affinity Insurance Co., No. 16-04658 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 10, 2017) - Jeremy Mittman’s car was rear-ended in a hit-and-run incident and both Mittman and his son sustained significant injuries. Mittman…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

First HIPAA Settlement Involving a Wireless Health Services Provider

?On April 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that CardioNet, Inc. (CNI) agreed to pay $2.5 million and enter into a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to settle…more
 /  Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Pennsylvania Court Rules That Switch To At-Will Work Doesn’t End Restrictive Covenant

On April 19, 2017, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled that conversion to at-will employment after the end of a contract does not relieve employees of a non-solicitation provision. This opinion overturns a trial court decision…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Profane Facebook Message Protected Under The NLRA

Last week, the Second Circuit held that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) when it fired an employee who had posted a profane and vulgar message on Facebook that insulted a manager and urged…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Failure to Implement Business Associate Agreement Results in $31,000 Settlement For Health Care Provider

On April 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that Children’s Digestive Health (CDH) agreed to pay HHS $31,000 for its failure to have a business associate…more
 /  Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Begins April 21, 2017

The Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program begins on April 21, 2017, and continues through June 19, 2017. The amnesty period is open for 60 days. During the amnesty period, any taxpayer with existing tax liabilities owing to the…more
 /  Taxation

How Leaders Shape Culture

St. Joseph's University's Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship hosted business consultant Jeff Grimshaw at its Dine With The Dean breakfast meeting on Thursday, April 20. After remarks by the Dean, Joseph…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts
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