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Mark Gulbranson

Associate

Philadelphia, PA
 
 
 

How Mark Helps Clients

Mark focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including matters arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Mark represents employers in state and federal court as well as administrative proceedings, in a wide variety of labor and employment-related matters, including best practices to avoid or minimize the risk of litigation and compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulations.

Mark also reviews labor and employment agreements, including employer policies and severance agreements, and provides guidance to employers and employees to ensure his clients adhere to best practices that minimize the risk of litigation.

What Clients Can Expect

Utilizing his background in legal research and writing, appellate practice, and complex commercial transactions, Mark provides clients with a comprehensive, easily digestible understanding of their options along with the best strategy to ensure a successful outcome. Believing that the best defense is a good offense, Mark provides clients with the tools necessary to minimize liability going forward.

Outside the Office

Mark lives in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with his wife, Suzanne. When not in the office, Mark and his wife enjoy traveling, experimental cooking, rock climbing, and spending time with their many nieces and nephews.

Proof Points

  • Successfully moved for dismissal against a wage and hour claim against a restaurant chain, and separately for a discrimination claim against another prominent restaurant chain.
  • Prepared multiple employee manuals and policies for restaurant chains.
  • Successfully moved for dismissal of a defamation claim against a public figure filed in federal court.
  • Represented service providers in connection with multiple violations of non-disclosure and non-compete agreements.
  • Successfully defended against discrimination claims against restaurant by multiple plaintiffs.
  • Successfully negotiated a disputed membership interest transfer and asset purchase between multiple members of a real estate investment group.