Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP has elected Matthew J. McDonald and Lee D. Moylan to the Firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2019. Both Mr. McDonald and Ms. Moylan are members of the Labor and Employment Group in the Firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Moylan also recently was named the Firm’s first Recruitment Chair, effective December 1, 2018.
Mr. McDonald received his B.S., magna cum laude with honors, from Bentley University in 2005, and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2008. Mr. McDonald represents employers and businesses in a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, real estate, regulatory compliance, international importing and manufacturing. He routinely litigates disputes concerning noncompetition agreements, trade secrets, compensation, breaches of contract, defamation, and fraud. Mr. McDonald also regularly defends discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, including claims brought under Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, SOX, and Dodd-Frank.
Ms. Moylan received her B.A., cum laude, from Lafayette College in 1993, and her J.D. with high honors from The George Washington University Law School in 1997. Ms. Moylan represents employers in a variety of industries, including student housing, construction, HVAC repair, healthcare, hospitality, steel, and investment management. She advises clients on matters related to, among other things, workforce reductions, unemployment compensation, workplace policies, decisions related to the hiring, discipline, and terminating of employees, employer obligations to provide reasonable accommodations and protected leaves, the interplay between short term disability policies and leave laws, and the terms of severance and separation agreements. Ms. Moylan also defends employers against claims brought under Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, PHRA, the state whistleblower statute, and the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. Further, Ms. Moylan regularly works with the Firm’s Charles Ercole in representing classes of employees who have been terminated in connection with plant closing and/or mass layoffs without advanced notice as required under the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).