Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. While our practice is remarkably diverse, we operate as a unified firm, using our size, depth of talent and the latest technology to assist our clients. The firm was founded in 1890. Pepper’s practice areas encompass nearly all areas of law, and continue to expand as the firm and its clients grow. Our legal services include: antitrust, banking and finance, bankruptcy and reorganization, business transactions, construction, corporate, employee benefits and executive compensation, energy, environmental, family business, government contracts, government regulations, government relations and legislation, health care services, health effects litigation, housing and community development, information technology , insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international trade, investment management, labor and employment, life sciences, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, real estate, securities, securities enforcement and litigation, sports, taxation, trusts and estates, venture capital, white collar litigation and investigations.
Each Pepper office is active in its local community and serves as a base for the firm’s national and international work. The firm uses modern communications technology to link its offices and, when appropriate, staffs projects with lawyers from more than one office, enabling our clients to from the talents and experience of all of Pepper’s lawyers.
Davis Wright is a full-service business and litigation law firm with approximately 500 lawyers in nine offices on the east and west coasts of the United States and in Shanghai. The Firm is recognized for excellence in a broad number of areas, with 89 of our attorneys across 31 practice areas cited as leaders in their fields in the most recent Chambers USA guide, and over 140 of our attorneys across 56 practice areas included in the 2015 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America."
Matthew J. Maguire is of counsel in the Labor and Employment Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Berwyn office. Mr. Maguire represents management in a variety of labor and employment matters. He counsels employers on labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions, and on avoiding and addressing union organizing campaigns.
Mr. Maguire defends employers before state and federal administrative agencies and courts in claims involving age, race, gender, disability and national origin discrimination and claims of unlawful workplace harassment. He also defends claims involving the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Equal Pay Act, wage payment disputes, unfair labor practices before the National Labor Relations Board, and claims involving the enforceability of restrictive covenant agreements.
He frequently counsels employers on a variety of human resources issues, employment policies, employee handbooks, executive employment agreements and employee misconduct, including employee drug and alcohol abuse.
Jenna Mooney is an employment law counselor and litigator in the Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. She defends employers in wage and hour, wrongful discharge, and discrimination matters, and litigates trade secret and noncompetition cases. Jenna helps employers proactively develop and maintain best practices, and trains managers and employees regarding a range of issues, including diversity, harassment and other key topics. She frequently speaks on retaining and managing employees, discrimination in the workplace, wage and hour law, and other issues related to employment law. Learn more about Jenna at www.dwt.com.