Past Articles & Newsletters

Noncompetes Supported by ‘Intending to Be Legally Bound’ Phrase? You receive an email from one of your business clients asking you to call. It seems their current sales force has no employment contracts and they want you to draft employment agreements, including a noncompete, to stop them from leaving to work for their competition across the county. You pick up the phone and prepare to deliver the speech. Read more…

Read the presentation on Protecting Cohabitating Couples and Other Unmarried Joint
Property Owners to be Taught by Local Real Estate and Family Law Attorneys here.

7/1/12:  Smart Business Magazine interviews Managing Member, Michael B. Dubin.  Read the article on “Resolving Disputes: How international arbitration can help protect your business”

6/1/12:  Smart Business Magazine interviews Attorney, William J.  Maffucci.  Read the article, “Keep it Simple-Sometimes: How to determine whether a legal document should be written in plain language”

5/1/12:  Smart Business Magazine interviews Managing Member, Michael J. Torchia.  Read the article on “Smart Separation: How to implement a comprehensive employee separation agreement and release.”

4/6/12:  Managing Member, Charles W. Ormsby, Jr. featured in April issue of Smart Business MagazineRead his interview on “Consult early of suffer later: How involving a business attorney sooner rather than later can vastly improve your deal”

04/5/12: Save the Date! Our upcoming breakfast seminar: Employment Law Update presented by Michael J. Torchia, Esq. Thursday, April 26th or Wednesday, May 2nd. All seminars: 8:30 – 9:30am. For more information contact mhoran@sogtlaw.com

04/1/12: Managing Member, Charles W. Ormsby, Jr featured in April issue of Smart Business Magazine. Read his interview on Consult early of suffer later: How involving a business attorney sooner rather than later can vastly improve your deal.

3/6/12: Managing Member, Howard N. Greenberg featured in March issue of Smart Business Magazine. Read his interview on having a “Business Emergency Plan: How to develop a plan for your business should you not be able to lead”

02/1/12: Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC. is proud to announce Charles W. Ormsby, Jr., Howard N. Greenberg and Peter J. Smith have been awarded the distinction of being 2012 Philadelphia’s Top Rated Lawyers. As published in the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Legal Intelligencer publications. Our attorneys have been rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in the areas of Business and Corporate law.

02/1/12: Attorney, Gabrielle J. Sellei, featured in the February issue of Smart Business Magazine. Read her interiew on “Benefit Corporations: How a benefit corporation can assist for-profit companies with sustainable values.”

01/5/12: Read our article featured in this month’s issue of Smart Business Magazine “Personalized Medicine: How a new medical model could change health care delivery for your business.”

12/11: Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC. is pleased to announce two of its attorneys, Alfredo M. Sergio and Craig M. Chernoff have become Members of our Firm. Alfredo M. Sergio, who joined the firm in 2005 is an attorney in the Employment Law and Commercial Litigation groups at Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC. Mr. Sergio regularly represents business clients on a national basis in employment matters related to race, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sexual harassment and retaliation. Mr. Sergio also represents business clients in matters involving commercial contract disputes, business torts, restrictive covenants, and UCC claims. Craig M. Chernoff, who joined the firm in 2003, is an attorney in the Corporate and Real Estate groups at Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC. and concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and financing.

12/11: The Firm wishes to congratulate Managing Member, Charles W. Ormsby, Jr. on his inclusion in Smart CEO Magazine’s 2011 Legal Elite List. Read more…

07/11: Gabrielle J. Sellei, Esq. was selected to be a panelist at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s CLE with the Phillies: Licensing and Protecting the IP Rights of Players/Sports Teams, at Citizens Bank Park on July 25, 2011.

07/11: Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC Announces Formation of Three New Practice Groups: The firm is proud to announce the formation of its Health Care Law, Non-profit Law, and Arts, Entertainment & Media Law practice groups.

12/11/08: Howard Greenberg, Esquire, a member of Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC, recently presented Financing Your Commercial Real Estate Project in Good Times and Bad along with Jay Goldstein. Read the article here.

9/23/08: Philadelphia Business Journal has named four members of Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC 2008 “Leaders in the Law.” Read the press release here.

9/10/08: Stephen C. Goldblum, an attorney at Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg and Torchia, LLC, recently presented Fire at Will: Wrongful Termination in Pennsylvania at the 14th annual Employment Law Institute in Philadelphia. Read more…

8/25/08: Catherine A. Marriott, an attorney in the Business/Corporate Law Group of Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC, has been elected a Member of the firm. Read of her election here.

6/20/08: Gabrielle Sellei served as a panelist in a discussion entitled “Financial Fitness,” jointly sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Women in Insurance and Financial Services and eWomen Network of King Of Prussia. Read about it here.

5/01/08: Michael J. Torchia served as course planner and presented Workplace Investigations of Sexual Harassment Claims for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Philadelphia, Mechanicsburg, Pittsburgh, and Norristown earlier this year, as well as at the 14th annual Employment Law Institute in Philadelphia in April. Read more…

2/22/08: Alfredo M. Sergio, Esquire, a member of Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC in Huntingdon Valley, has been elected to a one-year term on the Board of Directors of the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce. Read more…