Cohen & Grigsby, P.C

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625 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3152, United States
Phone: 412-297-4900
Fax: 412-209-0672
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

The Retroactivity of TCPA Regulations and Amendments

On December 13, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a 2012 amendment to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) excluding liability for phone calls related to the collection of…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Education, Finance & Banking, Privacy

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “TCJA”), the most comprehensive tax reform passed in decades. The majority of the changes in the TCJA affect individual and corporate income…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

RESTARTING THE CLOCK: Court Determines that Prohibition on Competition Under Injunction Commences From Date of Order as Opposed to Termination

Resolving a nettlesome issue in restrictive covenant litigation, the Pennsylvania Superior Court recently held that the amount of time a former employee is prohibited from competing with his former employer under an injunction…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

REPLY “STOP” to OPT-OUT: Recent Court Decisions Provide Guidance to Defeat Telephone Consumer Protection Act Claims Based on Reasonableness of Revocation of Consent to Receive Text Messages

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey recently ruled that a plaintiff’s expansive text messages stating her desire to stop receiving text messages from the defendant did not constitute a reasonable…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy

Drug Free Workplaces in the Medical Marijuana Era

To date, twenty-nine states have legalized medical marijuana. As laws permitting medical marijuana use go into effect across the county, many employers are left wondering how these laws will impact their drug-free workplace…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health, Labor & Employment Law

IRS Letter 226J: Employer ACA Penalty Assessments and IRS Enforcement

Over the past year, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) has been the center of fierce political debate. Caught in the crosshairs has been the fate of the employer shared responsibility provisions, which…more
 /  Health, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Supreme Court Upholds “Church Plan” Sponsorship by “Principal-Purpose Organizations”

On Monday, June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a much-awaited decision in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton in favor of church plan sponsors that are “principal-purpose organizations.” This ruling is…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law

Be Proactive: Protect Yourself from Unfair Competition

Most sophisticated companies actively protect their intellectual property from infringement. They scour the market looking for possible infringers, and they update their searches for possible infringement on a regular basis. …more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

Supreme Court’s Decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Has Significant Implications for Where Your Business Can Sue and Be Sued

One of the many costs of doing business in the United States is the threat of litigation. Most businesses will face litigation at some point. Depending on the nature of the business, that litigation might take the business…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Changing Landscape of Labor and Employment Law under the Trump Administration

Abolishing the Federal Contractor “Blacklisting” Rule - In March 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order revoking, and signed a resolution disapproving, President Obama’s Fair Play and Safe Workplaces Executive Order…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracting

Insurance News - Part II: FAQs for Restoring Order After the Wind and Rain Have Gone

Recent experiences have demonstrated that commercial policyholders who document their losses and seek to pursue coverage promptly and diligently will stand the greatest chance of maximizing their insurance recoveries for…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Insurance News - Part I Frequently Asked Questions

As we recover from Hurricane Irma, many of us are counting on help from our insurance companies to which we have paid hefty premiums. With this in mind, we have compiled a short list of frequently asked questions that you may be…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

New USCIS Form I-765 Allows Foreign Nationals to Obtain a Work Authorization Document and a Social Security Number Simultaneously

Based on a new information-sharing partnership between the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA), foreign nationals in certain visa categories can now apply for work…more
 /  Education, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

USCIS Announces FY 2018 H-1B Visa Cap Reached

On April 7, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory quota of 65,000 standard H-1B petitions and the cap exemption of…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing Service for All H-1B Petitions

On March 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will temporarily suspend the premium processing service for all H-1B nonimmigrant visa petitions beginning on April 3, 2017. The…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology
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