Julie Kinkopf, a former General Counsel and firm attorney who has experience representing companies in employment and general litigation matters, defends public and private employers in all areas of employment law and advises managers and business owners.
Julie comes to Weber Gallagher from her own firm, Kinkopf Law LLC in Bala Cynwyd, PA, where she represented clients in employment law including hiring, discipline, termination, leave management, wage and hour disputes, discrimination and retaliation issues, reductions in force and enforcement of non-competition agreements. She also drafted and reviewed employee handbooks, personnel forms, employment contracts and severance agreements. She has represented clients in government audits and investigations. Her litigation experience includes a 50-day jury trial concerning an employment matter.
Before starting her own firm in 2013 and spending three years at another Bala Cynwyd employment firm, Julie was General Counsel to a large medical company with 21 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Illinois. Her position included overseeing the Human Resources Department, litigation work, negotiating contracts and drafting business agreements.
A frequent lecturer and author, her articles have appeared in the Legal Intelligencer and HR Insights magazine. She has given presentations before numerous organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Pennsylvania State Conference, Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Employment Law Institute, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-State Human Resources Association, the Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association, the Delaware County Human Resources Association and the National Association of CPA Practitioners.
Julie contributes to the Weber Gallagher Employment Blog. Visit the blog here.
- 05.08.17Co-Speaker "FMLA, ADA , FCEs, and Return to Work in 2017--What you need to know" at PMA Companies Hospital Think Tank
- 10.14.16 Presenter, “How Federal Regulations are Transforming the Workplace,” 2016 Greater Valley Forge HR Summit
- 09.22.16Presenter, "Changing Overtime Rules," Pennsylvania State Society for Human Resource Management Conference
Professional & Community Involvement
PSPS: Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy
Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association
Montgomery Bar Association
Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG)
Society for Human Resource Management
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