Zarwin Baum

Founded 47 years ago, Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C. is a full-service Philadelphia-based law firm with offices in Bethlehem, and Montgomery County, Pa., and Jersey City, Linwood and Marlton, NJ. Visit the Zarwin Baum website.

March Madness at Zarwin Baum

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David Oh Merges with Zarwin Baum

David Oh has merged his small law firm into 45-lawyer Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy. Oh, whose practice includes workers compensation, casualty defense and immigration, will help the firm launch government relations and international practice groups, Zarwin Baum managing partner Mitchell Kaplan said.



March Madness

March Madness is sweeping the country as 64 college hoops teams compete to become the nation's top team. It more than just fun and games though. The tournament could be costing companies across the country millions of dollars, as many workers pay more attention to the games than their jobs. But the partners at one Philadelphia law firm are taking a different approach...Read more >>

Suit: District ignored abuse

Special-education students at Martha Washington Elementary School this fall allegedly were forced by their teacher to fistfight in the middle of the classroom, according to allegations made in a whistle-blower lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court. The plaintiffs are seeking reinstatement, back pay and unspecified monetary and punitive damages, said Jill Fisher, of the Philadelphia firm of Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, Schaer and Toddy, P.C.

Two sue Philadelphia schools

A clinical therapist and an associate counselor have sued the Philadelphia School District and their private employers, saying they were unfairly fired after reporting abuse of special-education students at a Philadelphia elementary school.

Background Checking Employees


Examine| Staffing: Background Checking Employees

A slow passing zone for healthcare professionals

By Haley K. Jestice

Posted on 10/15/07 at

A background check generally serves to verify an applicant’s information and qualifications for a specific job. But, in healthcare, employers need to be extra cautious when hiring. The wrong person may lead to the endangerment of a patient’s health, the overall work environment and/or the facility’s reputation in the healthcare industry. 


Employees Seek Files

Employees Seeking Personnel Files Make Employers Nervous

By Robin Salisian     
Posted on 08/16/07 at

    How do you make your employer nervous? Ask to see your personnel file.

More and more, employees are requesting to peruse their files. The reasons?


On Personnel Files

Increasing Employee Demands for Personnel File Access Worries Employers

This article appeared on on Aug. 3, 2007.

By Tresa Baldas, The National Law Journal

A growing number of employees are requesting access to their personnel files, which has employers smelling legal trouble and their attorneys sounding warnings.