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Emily H. Bensinger Associate Penn National Insurance Plaza 2 North Second Street, 7th Floor Harrisburg, PA 17101-1619 Phone: 717.257.7576 Fax: 717.237.7430 email@example.com Emily Bensinger concentrates her practice on commercial, labor and employment, and environmental matters in federal and state courts and before various administrative bodies including the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She has worked with clients in the environmental, insurance, financial services, higher education, waste management, residential development, real estate and mining industries, among others. Past and current representations include: s Second-chairing a nine-day trial before the Environmental Hearing Board involving the denial of a developer's requested planning module for a 13-lot subdivision in Chester County, Pennsylvania s Defending a life insurance company against claims brought by an insured related to fraud allegedly perpetrated by her insurance agent, and obtaining dismissal of all claims against her client s Representing a technical/vocational educational institution before the Pennsylvania Board of Claims in its claims against the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for payment under a federally-funded training program s Defending a school district against a breach of contract claim brought by a subcontractor s Defending a real estate agency in numerous fraud and misrepresentation claims brought by homeowners Labor and Employment: s Defending a healthcare management company against sexual harassment and wrongful discharge claims brought by a former employee s Defending a school district against a due process claim brought under the Pennsylvania School Code s Defending an operator of general acute care hospitals in a whistleblower claim brought by a former employee s Defending a data and information security company in sexual harassment and discrimination claims brought before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission by a former employee s Drafting employee handbooks and employment policies for a wide range of industry clients Emily also represents structured settlement and lottery prize assignment funding companies to secure court approval of structured settlements and lottery prize assignments under the Pennsylvania Structured Settlement Protection Act and the Pennsylvania Lottery Law. In collaboration with the members of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group, Emily writes a monthly article published in the Pennsylvania Employment Law Letter, an M. Lee Smith Publication on recent developments in labor and employment law. She has also spoken at the Pennsylvania Best Places to Work conference on current labor and employment topics, including recent efforts by some states to establish workplace bullying legislation. Emily currently serves as the President of the Junior Board of the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg, a group of young women dedicating to creating awareness and supporting the mission of the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg, particularly through efforts to improve the YWCA's rural camp for the children served by the YWCA, Camp Reily. While in law school, Emily served as a law clerk at a Harrisburg law firm and interned for the Honorable J. Michael Eakin, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She also volunteered with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Prior to attending law school, she was a legal assistant at a Lancaster, Pennsylvania law firm. Memberships and Affiliations s Pennsylvania Bar Association s Dauphin County Bar Association s President, Junior Board of YWCA of Greater Harrisburg s James S. Bowman American Inn of Court Education s J.D., Penn State The Dickinson School of Law, 2007, cum laude Articles Editor, Penn State Law Review Member, Woolsack Honor Society Member, Appellate Moot Court Board Member, American Association of Justice Moot Court Team Recipient, Robert J. and Mary Ellen Landy Award Recipient, George F. Douglas, Jr. Memorial Prize Recipient, Alcoa Foundation Scholarship s B.A., Millersville University, 2001, magna cum laude University Honors College Firm Leadership Positions s Women's Development Initiative, Member Clerkships s Field Placement, The Honorable J. Michael Eakin, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2005-2006 Bar Admissions s Pennsylvania Articles, Updates & Newsletters s Higher Education Newsletter - Summer 2011 June 2011 s Higher Education Newsletter Winter 2011 March 2011 s U.S. Supreme Court allows Title VII third-party retaliation claim January 2011 s Independent contractor misclassification creates serious employer liabilities March 2010 s The devil is in the details: Satisfying the FLSA's three-pronged Administrative Exemption Test February 2010 s Oil and Gas Law: 2010 Litigation Update Hot Topics in Oil and Gas Law 2010 s Oil and Gas Law: 2009 Case Law Update Oil and Gas Law Colloquium 2009 s Employment law to see changes throughout 2009 Central Penn Business Journal January 08, 2009 s Proposed federal legislation poses possible challenges for businesses Central Penn Business Journal December 19, 2008 s Federal Statute Prohibits Discrimination in Employment on the Basis of Genetic Information June 2008 In The News s Damron, Foerster and Forman Quoted in Central Penn Business Journal "Lawyers Value Pro Bono Cases", Central Penn Business Journal, Vol. 24, No. 40 September 26, 2008 s Damron and Foerster Highlighted in Central Penn Business Journal for Pro Bono Work "Lawyers value pro-bono cases", Central Penn Business Journal September 26, 2008 Past Events s ACC CLE: Criminal Background Checks, 2012 Labor and Employment Update and Directors and Officers Liability Co-Sponsored CLE Credit December 8, 2011 Emily H. Bensinger, Eric L. Brossman, Catherine E. Walters s Saul Ewing LLP proud sponsor of the CPBJ's "Best Places to Work in PA" event; two attorneys to give employment law presentation December 1, 2011 Emily H. Bensinger, Eric L. Brossman, Catherine E. Walters s Central Penn Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in PA 2010 Co-Sponsored November 30, 2010 Emily H. Bensinger, Eric L. Brossman, Amy C. Foerster, Constance B. Foster, Catherine E. Walters s CPBJ webinar: Being a "Best Place to Work" Company & Labor Law Update February 11, 2010 Emily H. Bensinger, Amy C. Foerster, Catherine E. Walters Tools & Books s Top 20 Food and Drug Cases, 2009 & Cases to Watch, 2010 Food and Drug Law Institute January 2010
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