MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Jess M. Simon has joined the firm’s Employment practice as an Of Counsel. Ms. Simon will divide her time between the firm’s West Chester and new Bala Cynwyd offices.
For nearly 30 years, Ms. Simon has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law. She has tremendous experience in a broad range of employment matters involving federal and state regulations, including the litigation of wage and hour, noncompete, discrimination, whistleblowing, and trade secrets cases in PA. Jess also counsels employers on many issues that touch the workplace, including hiring and retaining employees; employee discipline and discharge; the complexities related to disability, reasonable accommodation, and leave law and compliance; drafting employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, and severance agreements; developing and drafting workplace policies, procedures, and handbooks; and conducting employment-related investigations.
Ms. Simon has an AV Preeminent Rating in Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest legal ability and ethical standards rating. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ms. Simon earned a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.
The new Bala Cynwyd office joins MacElree Harvey’s four other offices in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
“Creating a presence in Montgomery County and adding Ms. Simon to the team is consistent with the firm’s strategic plan to intelligently grow the firm and expand the depth and quality of the services we provide to our clients,” said Al Gollatz, chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice.
“I am honored to join such a respected and longstanding law firm as MacElree Harvey and am looking forward to working with such a talented team of lawyers to deliver efficient and high quality legal services to clients,” said Ms. Simon.
About MacElree Harvey, Ltd.
Founded in 1880 and ranked among Pennsylvania’s 100 largest law firms in 2016, MacElree Harvey serves clients in many areas of law and is committed to providing clients with the depth of expertise and the resources expected of large firms without sacrificing the responsiveness and personal attention typically found in much smaller firms. The firm has offices in West Chester, PA; Kennett Square, PA; Doylestown, PA; Bala Cynwyd, PA; and Centreville, DE. For information about the firm’s services and attorneys, please visit www.macelree.com.