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  Barry S. Brownstein
Partner
Direct Dial: 267.758.6011
Fax: 267.239.0050
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Barry S. Brownstein is a Partner at the firm’s Philadelphia and New Jersey offices.  Mr. Brownstein has substantial experience in the area of labor and employment law.  His litigation experience includes the defense of a variety of employment claims, including race, sex, national origin, disability discrimination, wage and hour, harassment, and retaliation claims.  He has also defended cases involving wrongful discharge, breach of fiduciary duty, contract disputes, federal class action litigation, fair debt collections practices, Lanham Act litigation, derivative suits, shareholder demand letters, and fraudulent inducement. 

Mr. Brownstein also counsels employers on workplace issues and best practices, developing customized employee handbooks, employment agreements, non-compete covenants, sexual harassment policies, and social networking and electronic privacy policies. 

Mr. Brownstein also offers specialized knowledge and skill in the defense of professional liability, handling claims involving: 

  • Employment Practices
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Directors & Officers
  • Errors & Omissions
  • Insurance Agents / Brokers
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Home Inspectors
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Accountants
  • Premises Liability
  • Community Homeowners Associations
  • Insurance Adjusters
  • Motor Vehicle/Trucking Liability
  • Public Entity Liability
  • General Liability 

Mr. Brownstein is an accomplished trial lawyer, successfully trying employment litigation matters in state and federal court throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Brownstein also has substantial appellate experience. Most notably, Mr. Brownstein argued in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey a case involving the liability of sports arena operators. The decision, which made “new law” and was approved for publication, held that operators and sports facilities have a limited duty to protect spectators from risks associated with viewing a hockey game.  Mr. Brownstein also served on the legal team for the highly publicized One Meridian Plaza fire case.

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