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Founded in 1992, Schoenberg Law Office is a defense firm engaged in the practice of employment and labor law on behalf of Pennsylvania and New Jersey based employers. Practice areas include preventive counseling, employment litigation, labor relations, training and investigations. Schoenberg Law Office also serves as local counsel to law firms headquartered in other jurisdictions, including New York, Maryland, Missouri and Washington D.C.

Attorney owners Claude and Patricia Schoenberg graduated in 1989 from Duke University School of Law, where Patricia was a member of the Law Journal.

Claude speaks frequently to business groups, on such topics as Hiring Without Fear, Avoiding Workplace Claims and Good Hiring Practices, Holding Employees Accountable and The Seven Tests of Discharging for Just Cause.

View Claude’s articles published in the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal and the Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Association Member Pulse:

pdf Criminal Background Checks – 2014

pdf Liability traps that employers need to recognize, learn to avoid – July 5, 2010

pdf Proposed rule changes to ADA likely to complicate hiring – March 1, 2010

pdf Employers need to provide anti-harassment training – July 6, 2009


Part-time Associate Attorneys Who Practice With Us:

Stephanie Mensing

Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania (2002), New Jersey (2002), U.S. District Court for New Jersey, EDPA.

Education: Stetson University College of Law J.D. (2001); Valdosta State University, B.A. (1998).

Awards: "Lawyers on the Fast Track" (2009); Super Lawyers "PA Rising Stars" (2010, 2012-2015).

Stephanie concentrates her practice in the area of labor and employment law, assisting our clients primarily in defense of lawsuit complaints alleging violation of employment laws.


Andrew W. Cole.

Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania (2009), New Jersey (2009), U.S. District Court for New Jersey (2009), U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (2011).

Education: Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, J.D. (2009); University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, M.A. in Systems Engineering, Computer and Information Science (2002) . BS University of Missouri/Kansas City (1984).

Experience: Law Clerk, Honorable Carolyn Engel Temin, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas (2010-present).

Andy handles real estate transactions for our clients.


Of Counsel Attorney Marjorie Ochroch

Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania (1990) and New Jersey (1990).

Education: Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (1990); Emory University, B.A. (1987).

Marjorie is a seasoned corporate and transactional attorney who represents our clients in connection with buy/sell agreements and shareholder operating agreements.


Of Counsel Attorney Joseph Hirsch

Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania (1992), EDPA (1993).

Education: Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (1992); Brandeis University, B.A. (1987).

Experience: Joseph Hirsch has been serving clients throughout the Delaware Valley, providing outstanding legal representation in a broad range of matters including employment law, commercial law, real estate, and general litigation. He has represented individuals, local and regional businesses, as well as national corporations.

Joe is primarily a litigator on behalf of our clients. Joe secured a special injunction in defense of our client’s trade secrets in the matter of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP v. Robert J. Massorni, Jr. (CCP Adams County 2011).


Of Counsel Attorney Kay Sickles

Bar Admissions: New Jersey (1994), Pennsylvania (1995), Eastern District of Pennsylvania and other various federal district courts, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits.

Education: University of Pennsylvania Law School J.D. (1994); Colgate University B.A. (1991).

Awards: Super Lawyers "PA Rising Stars" (2005-2008).

Experience: Over the past 20 years, Kay has developed a general litigation practice, handling diverse matters arising out of products liability, commercial law, contract negotiations and disputes, wage and hour issues, and alleged consumer and securities law violations.

Kay also has in-house counsel experience, in particular, negotiating vendor agreements and undertaking IT security compliance.


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