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

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

D.C. Circuit Strikes Down EPA Reporting Exemptions for Animal Waste

On April 11, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down an EPA final rule which exempted animal feeding operations from air pollution reporting requirements. Under the 2008 rule, farms did not have…more
 /  Environmental Law

New York City Approves Pay History Ban

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved legislation that will ban employers from requesting or using job applicants’ salary history when making hiring decisions. The law, known as Introduction 1253-A,…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Bankruptcy Case Limits Assertion of Post-Bankruptcy Construction Liens

On March 30, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a decision that curtails the rights of suppliers to lien non-debtor third-party property following the bankruptcy filing of a construction…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Finance & Banking

Phishing Incident Leads to $400,000 HIPAA Settlement

?On April 12, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) agreed to pay HHS $400,000 to settle alleged HIPAA Security Rule…more
 /  Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

FDA in the Era of Trump: How the Agency and the Products it Regulates Could Fare

On April 11, 2017, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced that the Trump administration would be lifting a federal hiring freeze, which the President instituted on January 23, 2017. Unfortunately for current and…more
 /  Health

New Bad Faith Guidance in Texas

The Texas Supreme Court has announced five rules which the Court believes will “provide clarity regarding the relationship between claims for an insurance policy breach and Insurance Code violations.” USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

Seventh Circuit Extends Title VII To Sexual Orientation

For the first time, a United States Court of Appeals ruled that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (“Title VII”) prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. After agreeing to rehear the issue, the Seventh Circuit…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

D.C. Circuit Confirms NLRB Order Striking Down Confidentiality Agreement

On March 24, the D.C. Circuit upheld an order from the National Labor Relations Board that an employee confidentiality agreement was impermissibly overbroad in Banner Health v. NLRB. The confidentiality agreement was a condition…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

What Contract? Despite Confidentiality Agreement, Employee Can Use Confidential Information in Public Whistleblower Lawsuit

A federal court recently ruled that an employee may use his employer’s confidential information in a whistleblower retaliation complaint, regardless of whether an employment confidentiality agreement prohibited him from doing…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law
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