Emily Mahler is a partner in Margolis Edelstein’s Employment and Labor Law Group. She represents employers in labor and employment litigation, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and wage disputes.
Emily represents corporations, small businesses, nonprofit organizations and public entities. She appears regularly in federal and state courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and other state and local administrative agencies. She is a certified arbitrator in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Emily also counsels employers on employment policies, employee discipline and terminations, as well as compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Equal Opportunity Reporting Act, Truth in Lending and identity theft, and other state and federal regulations. She drafts and assists employers with implementation of employee manuals, policies and procedures. She also drafts and provides guidance on severance agreements, noncompete and confidentiality agreements. Emily also defends employers in claims involving workplace torts, including assault and battery, defamation and invasion of privacy. A portion of Emily’s practice is devoted to housing discrimination matters as well.
While at Temple University Beasley School of Law, Emily served as Note and Comment Editor for the Temple Journal of Science, Technology and Environmental Law.