Member Firm Profile

Ufberg & Associates, LLP

Firm Profile

Address:

Ufberg & Associates, LLP
310 Penn Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503

Phone: (570) 341-8800
Fax: (570) 341-8801

Firm Size:

4 Lawyers

Primary Contact:

Robert Ufberg
rufberg@ufberglaw.com

Attorneys Admitted to Practice In:

Pennsylvania

Firm Description

Ufberg & Associates, LLP is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier management-side labor and employment legal team. Our mission is to provide employers with creative, effective, and proactive solutions to workforce management challenges and their attendant legal issues.

While no amount of work or preparation can completely prevent the occurrence of all workplace challenges, our clients have found our hallmark proactive approach to be extremely effective in preventing and minimizing such issues.

Our objective is to work with our clients to do right, do well, and address minor issues before they become major problems. Our role is not only as attorneys, but also as advisors, counselors, trainers and coaches.
 

To learn more, visit http://www.ufberglaw.com.

Firm Representatives

Mary has been practicing in the area of Employment Law for 27 Years. She maintains an extensive litigation practice, on behalf of Management and Employers, actively and successfully defending cases involving Age, Sex, Race, Pregnancy and Disabilty Discrimination. In addition, she defends cases brought against Companies dealing with (1) the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act; (2) Trade Secrets and Non Compete(s); (3) the Family and Medical Leave Act; (4) the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act;and (5) the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act as well as matters brought before the Equal Employment Oppurtunity Commission. She is Chambers Rated.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • Class, collective and representative actions (defense of)
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • FMLA
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Class actions
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Pension, benefit and bonus provisions
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA inspection and compliance (US)
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Human Rights
  • Workers Compensation

John represents and counsels employers regarding wage and hour issues, discipline & discharge, disability accommodation, leaves of absence, reductions in force, employee privacy, and other employment-related issues. John drafts a variety of employment-related documentation, including employee handbooks, policies and procedures; employment contracts; covenants not-to-compete, and separation agreements. He actively participates in Ufberg & Associates’ client training arm, and is a frequent speaker at seminars on labor and employment law issues.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Labor Unions/Labor Relations
  • Supervisor training
  • Arbitration
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA inspection and compliance (US)
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Human Rights

Bob Ufberg is the founder and managing partner of Ufberg & Associates, LLP, a Scranton, PA-based Management labor and employment law firm. He focuses his practice on workforce strategies and planning, labor negotiations, contract administration and litigation of labor issues before courts, labor arbitrators and administrative agencies. Bob is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and Villanova University School of Law.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • FMLA
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Employment-related criminal defense
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Wage and hour audits
  • Personnel policies
  • Leave laws
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Handbook Review
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Labor Unions/Labor Relations
  • Union avoidance and elections
  • Collective bargaining
  • Supervisor training
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • NLRB/Labor Relations Board Proceedings
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Strikes and lockouts (planning and related court and board litigation)
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Pension, benefit and bonus provisions
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Employee Benefits and Compensation
  • Pay equity
  • Executive compensation
  • Employee benefits
  • Workplace Privacy