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William K. Kennedy

William K. Kennedy

Partner / Philadelphia, Cherry Hill

P: 215-772-7291

Best of the Bar 2020: The Philadelphia Business Journal honors 40 top lawyers

October 29, 2020

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Montgomery McCracken partner William K. Kennedy was selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers in…

William K. Kennedy Selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar”

September 30, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that William K. Kennedy has been selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of…

State Governments and Federal Agencies Update Guidance Regarding Workplace Re-Opening

July 14, 2020

As employers contemplate returning employees to the workplace, they must navigate a patchwork of federal, state, and local laws, which…

PA Employers Must Initiate Additional Measures to Protect Employees

April 17, 2020

Yesterday, Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, Rachel Levine, MD, ordered employers to institute additional measures of mitigation to slow the spread…

How Employers Should Prepare for the Restart of Business

April 6, 2020

While many employers have made and continue to make difficult employment decisions due to state-mandated business closures, this too shall…

U.S. Department of Labor Updates its Guidance on FFCRA Paid Leave Provisions

March 31, 2020

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) updated its Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) for employers and employees addressing the…

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Additional Guidance Regarding Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the FFCRA

March 26, 2020

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) released new guidance on the notice requirements under the…

New Guidance Issued by the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service for Employers Regarding FFCRA Paid Leave and Available Tax Credits

March 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published two new resources on employee paid leave and employer requirements under the recently-passed…

NJ Supreme Court Ruled that Employers May Be Required to Accommodate Off-Duty Use of Medical Marijuana

March 19, 2020

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that an employee can sue under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”)…

Labor and Employment Issues and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 17, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rapidly increase and the situation is quickly evolving, disrupting business and raising an…

New Jersey Supreme Court Will Review Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use

July 22, 2019

This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court announced that it would consider whether the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination’s (NJLAD’s)…

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds That Employer May Have To Provide Accommodation To Licensed Medical Marijuana User

March 29, 2019

On March 27, 2019, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided that the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination’s (NJLAD’s) protection of…

Montgomery McCracken Launches Cannabis Law Practice Group

January 24, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the launch of its Cannabis Law Practice Group. The group is dedicated to providing…

United States Supreme Court: Government Employers Cannot Withhold Union Dues from Non-Union Employees

June 27, 2018

By William K. Kennedy and Brett M. Waldron

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision declaring that the First Amendment of the Constitution prohibits government employers…

Rejoining Old Firms, Partners Move Back, but Not Backward

September 18, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

Switching firms usually means embracing change, not familiarity. But it was deja-vu all over again twice last week, with two…

Two homecomings highlight a busy period of post-Labor Day lawyer defections

September 15, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

There has been a burst of post-Labor Day partner defections in the local legal community highlighted by two homecomings. Labor…

Montgomery McCracken Taps New L&E Leaders From Ballard Spahr

September 15, 2017

By Dan Packel

Law360, Philadelphia (September 15, 2017, 2:20 PM EDT) — Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP announced Friday it has lured…

Refilling L&E Practice, Two Rejoin Montgomery McCracken From Ballard Spahr

September 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

Two labor and employment partners are returning to Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads after a 15-year stint at Ballard Spahr,…

Frank A. Chernak and William K. Kennedy Rejoin Montgomery McCracken

September 15, 2017

The two partners will lead the firm’s Labor and Employment practice PHILADELPHIA, PA –  September 15, 2017 – Montgomery McCracken…