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  1. Employment & Labor: 60%
  2. Education: 20%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 20%

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  • John A. Gallagher

    I worked with Tom for 9 years. Of all the lawyers that I have worked with and against, there is no one that I know that better understands employment law than Tom Rees. He is also a fierce advocate, always prepared to a T and a real gentleman. If Tom is handling your case, you are in superb hands.


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High Swartz, LLP

40 East Airy Street.
Norristown, PA, 19401


NYCurrently registered 197603/13/2015
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2008
Super Lawyer- Employment LawCorporate Counsel Magazine2008
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine Law and Politics2007
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Malik v. Ruttenberg and American Arbitration Association, 942 A.2d 136 (NJ Super A.D. 2008)Reversing decision of lower court
Pottstown School District v. The Hill School, 786 A.2d 312 (Pa.Cmwlth. 2001)Affirming decision of lower court
Krum v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, 689 A.2d 330 (Pa.Cmwlth. 1997)Affirming decision of PA UCBR
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Publication nameTitleDate
Tortious Interference in the Employment Context: A State by State SurveyChapters on Pennsylvania law and New Jersey law2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Stanford UniversityN/AA.B1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Northeast Employment Law InstituteEmployment Contracts2007
Northeast Employment Law InstitutePA Wage Payment and Collection Law2006
Northeast Employment Law InstituteEmployee Nonsolicitation Agreements2005
Northeast Employment Law InstitutePrivacy Rights Basics2004
Northeast Employment Law InstituteEmployment Contracts2003
Northeast Employment Law InstituteRestrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets2001