Philadelphia-area attorney Karl Heideck specializes in compliance and risk management. He utilizes skills honed as an associate at Conrad O’Brien and Pepper Hamilton LLP in his role as a solo attorney. His unique skills include legal writing, civil litigation, corporate law, legal research, employment law, and commercial litigation.
Mr. Heidick is a graduate of Swarthmore College, earning a B.S. in Writing. He earned his juris doctorate from the James E. Beasley School of Law, Temple University in 2009. He currently offers services ranging from compliance consulting and risk management to zealous representation in corporate litigation, commercial litigation, and employment proceedings.
Mr. Karl Heideck has an active on-line presence and uses his blog, his twitter, and other online platforms to explain legal news and decisions to the public with emphasis on Pennsylvania residents. One recent article penned by Mr. Heideck provides information about Pennsylvania judiciary’s recent decision regarding a law that prohibits Philadelphia employers from inquiring about prior wages/salaries of applicants for employment – designed to combat the gender wage gap.
Mr. Heideck’s Guide to Pennsylvania Employment Law for Small Business is just one of many free on-line resources he provides to the community. The Guide provides an overview of how employment regulations can impact and influence small businesses. Describing minimum wage and labor practices, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and more, Mr. Heideck’s guide is a valuable resource for small business owners.
In a career spotlight, Mr. Heideck gives community members a glimpse in to the life of a litigator and tips for success if you want to be a successful litigator. These tips apply to many professions and include being respectful and helpful, asking questions, and building valuable and meaningful connections. He stresses utilizing career opportunities to refine goals and build skills early in your career.
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