Julie Kinkopf, a former General Counsel, will join Weber Gallagher this week as a Partner in the firm’s Employment Group. She will be based in the Philadelphia office.
Kinkopf comes to Weber Gallagher from her own firm, Kinkopf Law LLC in Bala Cynwyd, PA, where she has 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, Kinkopf 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 Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Employment Law Institute, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-State Human Resources Association, the Delaware County Human Resources Association and the National Association of CPA Practitioners.
Kinkopf received her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law and her undergraduate degree from California State University, Fullerton.
She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of appeals and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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