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I am a partner in the law firm of Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees, which provides sophisticated representation to clients on a variety of matters that arise in the modern workplace.  Some of the many areas that I routinely provide advice and representation on labor and employment-related issues include:


 



  • Defense of discrimination claims based on sex, race, age, disability, and pregnancy

  • Wage & hour law disputes

  • Development of employment handbooks

  • Employee drug testing

  • Interview procedures and pre-employment screening

  • Employee discipline

  • Computer and e-mail monitoring

  • Medical leave under the FMLA

  • Restrictive covenants

  • Severance agreements

  • Executive employment contracts

  • Labor requirements under agreements

  • Protection of company trade secrets

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 75%
    17 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    17 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel MacQueen Hanifin

    prior to opening my own firm, I worked at Brian's firm. I have worked with Brian on matters and referred matter to him. Brian is a relentless advocate for his clients and is a first rate attorney!!

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    Daniel Hanifin Litigation Attorney
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  • Edward Clement Sweeney

    I endorse this lawyer as an opponent. Brian Boreman knew the law and fought hard for his client.

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    Edward Sweeney Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees

17 W. Gay St.

West Chester, PA, 19381-0515

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199906/25/2016
PAActive199904/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2013
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2011
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2010
Distinguished RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerUnruh Turner Burke & Frees PC2001 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chester County Employment Law SectionCo-chair2009 - Present
Pennsylvania County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Chester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Unruh Turner Burke & Frees newsletterProtecting a Company's Confidential & Proprietary Information2009
Journal of Individual Employment Law RightsThe Possibility and Effect of Discrimination under Title VII2000
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chester County Bench Bar ConferenceHot Topics in Employment Law2013
Chester County Bench Bar ConferenceEmployment Law2011
Chester County Bench Bar ConferenceThree Things You Need to Know About Employment Law in this Economic Environment2010