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Console Mattiacci Law, LLC is an employment rights law firm with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Moorestown, New Jersey. Since its inception in 1990, the firm has specialized in the representation of current, former and potential employees concerning work-related matters. The lawyers at Console Mattiacci Law, LLC counsel individuals who have been victimized by illegal employment discrimination and retaliation, including harassment at work. They also represent employees in cases concerning wrongful termination, whistleblower claims, medical leaves, disability benefits, wage and hour claims, employment contracts, severance agreements, stock option plans, and class action lawsuits.

Console Mattiacci Law, LLC was recognized for high professional legal standards and ethics in the 2014 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell. The Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry is limited to only the most distinguished law practices: those that have achieved the AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The “A” signifies the highest level of legal ability, while the “V” denotes “very high” adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence.

Every staff member at Console Mattiacci Law, LLC works diligently to defend the rights of every client. Each situation is unique, and our staff provides personal attention to every person who turns to our firm for legal counsel. With years of experience taking on a range of employment law matters, every person on the team at Console Mattiacci Law, LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality of legal service to employees who are facing challenging issues.

Console Law Offices, LLC in news and media

Abington Hospital accused of submitting false claims for Medicare reimbursement

Publication Date: Aug 12, 2014 Publication: The Pennsylvania Record

A Montgomery County woman says she lost her job at Abington Memorial Hospital as retaliation for her blowing the whistle on the health care center’s alleged practice of submitting false claims for reimbursement of the federal Medicare program...Cleighton is represented by Stephen Console, Laura Mattiacci and Susan Saint-Antoine of Console Law Offices in Philadelphia.

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Former Abington Hospital employee files whistleblower suit

Publication Date: Aug 27, 2014 Publication: Philadelphia Business Journal

A former Abington Memorial Hospital employee said she was terminated earlier this year as retaliation for her whistleblowing the alleged practice of submitting false claims for Medicare reimbursement, according to a lawsuit she filed at U.S. District Court in Philadelphia...The lawsuit accuses Abington Memorial of violating retaliation rules under the False Claims Act and Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law as well as wrongful termination.

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Console Law Office Joins Support Center for Child Advocates to ‘Go Green on the Greens’ At the 7th Annual Child Advocates Golf Classic

Publication Date: Sept 24, 2012 Publication: Press Release

Console Law Office, an employment rights law firm with attorneys practicing in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey representing current and former employees in various employment related matters, will join Support Center for Child Advocate (Child Advocates) as a sponsor at agency’s 7th Annual Golf Classic. The event will be held at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, one of the top five golf courses in Pennsylvania

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Lockheed Martin Corporation for Sex Discrimination

Publication Date: Feb 14, 2012 Publication: Press Release

Lockheed Martin has been sued in federal court in a class action for sex discrimination. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the plaintiff and the class by Console Mattiacci Law, LLC. The complaint alleges that women are being denied professional advancement opportunities in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.

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Console Law Offices LLC Partner, Stephen G. Console, is featured in The Philadelphia Business Journal, regarding workplace discrimination lawsuits

Publication Date: Mar 17, 2011 Publication: Philadelphia Business Journal

As Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaints spike throughout the Philadelphia area and the nation as a whole, Stephen Console comments on the effects of economic downturns on the likelihood of wronged employees filing their complaints.

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Bartender claims patron racism at Philly nightspot

Publication Date: Nov 12, 2010 Publication: The Washington Post

A bartender has sued a popular Philadelphia restaurant and bar where he works, claiming it discouraged nonwhite customers from visiting. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday by part-time bartender and lawyer Michael Bolden claims the general manager at McFadden's Restaurant and Bar told a weeknight supervisor to end a promotion popular with black clientele.

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McFadden's bartender says it discouraged nonwhite customers

Publication Date: Nov 12, 2010 Publication: Philly.com

A part-time bartender at the popular McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the restaurant has deliberately discouraged nonwhite customers. Court documents quote a text message by the bar's general manager as telling a shift supervisor to cease a weeknight promotion that brought in African American customers. "We don't want black people we are a white bar!" the manager wrote in October, the lawsuit alleges.

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Suit claims McFadden's bar didn't want black patrons

Publication Date: Nov 11, 2010 Publication: Philadelphia Daily News

Patrons can't wear "excessively baggy" clothes, hats or work boots at McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, on 3rd Street near Willow, in Old City. Chains and pendants have to be tucked in, just not inside plain, white T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts or athletic jerseys.

According to a class-action civil-rights lawsuit filed yesterday in U.S. District Court, Philadelphia, the bar's general manager Walt Wyrsta, was even more blunt than the dress code recently

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Librarian Falsely Accused of Pulling Fire Alarm Can Sue for Defamation

Publication Date: June 8, 2010 Publication: New Jersey Law Journal

A federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss a former Parker McCay law librarian's suit alleging the firm defamed and falsely imprisoned her by having her arrested on a charge of setting off a fire alarm last year.

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Former Glassboro tennis coach settles lawsuit

Publication Date: Feb 26, 2010 Publication: NJ.com

Former Glassboro High School boys tennis coach Linda Clark will get $225,000 and her job back to settle a sexual discrimination lawsuit she filed against the district. Clark was fired from her nearly $3,000-a-year post as head of the boys team in August 2006, just two seasons after leading the squad to a winning record in her inaugural campaign. The team had gone 4-14 the prior year.

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Judge Upholds Arbitration Award in Partner Retirement Dispute

Publication Date: Feb 26, 2010 Publication: Law.com

A Philadelphia judge declined to vacate an arbitration award in a case brought against Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis by a retired partner over interpretations of amendments to the partnership agreement.

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Yelling Fire

Publication Date: Dec 31, 2009 Publication: New Jersey Law Journal

A former Parker McCay law librarian is suing the Marlton firm in federal court, claiming she was falsely implicated in setting off a fire alarm.

...Ciemniecki was also discharged from her job of nine years, and her suit suggests there may have been a retaliatory motive. She alleges that in the weeks before the incident, she had complained to superiors about her pay and work schedule.

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Philly MAMA Brings Brown Bags and Play Dates to the Law

Publication Date: Oct 1, 2009 Publication: The Legal Intelligencer

...Mattiacci, mother to a 1-year-old son, set out to search the Internet for groups of women lawyers who were full-time moms and full-time attorneys. The closest thing she found was 3,000 miles away in Seattle. MAMAS, or Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle, couldn't adopt her into their program, but they did offer to help her start what is now Philly MAMA.

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Lockheed Martin Corporation for Sex Discrimination

Publication Date: Jan 2, 2009 Publication: Press Release

Lockheed Martin has been sued in federal court in a class action for sex discrimination. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the plaintiff and the class by Console Law Offices LLC. The complaint alleges that women are being denied professional advancement opportunities in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

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Lawsuit Charges Age Discrimination in Tropicana Layoffs

Publication Date: Nov 6, 2007 Publication: The Press of Atlantic City

Tropicana Casino and Resort is facing accusations of age discrimination from at least 22 employees it terminated during mass layoffs that occurred under a new owner this year...Those accusations follow charges of discrimination that their Philadelphia attorneys said they filed on behalf of 20 employees with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission earlier this year.

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Carol A. Mager Joins Console Law Offices, LLC

Publication Date: July 17, 2001 Publication: Press Release

First Union Corp. must turn over documents regarding an allegedly misleading release signed by approximately 2,000 employees discharged by its predecessor CoreStates Financial Corp., a federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled, rejecting the contention that the documents were protected by attorney-client privilege.

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First Union Must Turn Over Documents Relating to Allegedly Misleading Release

Publication Date: July 17, 2001 Publication: Bureau of National Affairs

First Union Corp. must turn over documents regarding an allegedly misleading release signed by approximately 2,000 employees discharged by its predecessor CoreStates Financial Corp., a federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled, rejecting the contention that the documents were protected by attorney-client privilege.

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Affirmative Action Plan Must Have Remedial Purpose, 3rd Circuit Rules

Publication Date: Nov 15, 1999 Publication: The Legal Intelligencer

Affirmative action plans illegally discriminate agaisnt white job candidates if there is no proof that the emplyer's hiring goals were adopted to remediate a history of discrimination against the protected group, a federal appeals court has ruled.

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Judge Certifies 200-Member Class in ERISA Action Against CoreStates

Publication Date: Aug 25, 1998 Publication: The Legal Intelligencer

A federal judge has certified a mandatory class-action ERISA suit against CoreStates Bank brought by a group of workers who claim they were deceived about their rights to benefits when the bank considered - and later abandoned - a plan to outsource their jobs.

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CoreStates hired workers back without revealing suit

Publication Date: May 4, 1998 Publication: Philadelphia Business Journal

CoreStates Financial Corp has rehired most of the employees it farmed out to Andersen Consulting last year, after getting them to sign away their right to sue. But CoreStates did not tell the 144 rehired programmers, analysts and other technical employees about a potential class-action lawsuit that could pay off many times more than the $7,500 the bank gave those it rehired for signing the waivers.

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Judge Determines FMLA Notification is Employer's Responsibility

Publication Date: Nov 4, 1997 Publication: The Legal Intelligencer

In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge has ruled that an employer violated the Family and Medical Leave Act by firing an employee after failing to notify her that her 78-day leave of absence was counted as FMLA leave. In a six-page opinion in Dintino v. Doubletree Hotels Corp., Senior U.S. District Judge John P. Fullam held that "the employee is not required to mention in her notice to her employer that she is taking her leave in accordance with the provisions of the FMLA."

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Former GE Engineer Wins Discrimination Case

Publication Date: Oct 10, 1992 Publication: The Philadelphia Inquirer

After a nine-day trial, a federal jury in Trenton awarded $796,000 in damages Thursday to a former GE Aerospace senior engineer who said the defense contractor discriminated against him on the basis of age when it laid him off in June 1990.

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'Whistleblower' Act Gets Its First Test

Publication Date: Oct 11, 1987 Publication: New York Times

In what is believed to be the first suit filed under a year-old state statute, the former national sales manager of a Japanese-owned electronics company in Mount Laurel has asserted he was dismissed for complaining about defective computer parts that the company knowingly shipped to dealers and sold to the public.

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Moorestown, NJ 08057

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