About Beth Lincow Cole
Beth Lincow Cole, a Partner in the Firm, focuses her practice on all matters involving employment/human resources law.
Ms. Lincow Cole devotes her time and expertise to her clients by providing counsel to corporate and non-corporate entities in connection with all employment law and human resource matters, including, but not limited to, providing day-to-day proactive counseling to clients to address their daily needs and issues so as to limit and prevent employee claims that often arise in the workplace. Ms. Lincow Cole frequently addresses her clients needs relative to achieving and maintaining compliance with specific regulations and statutes that effect and impact the workplace. These issues include, for example, the following: the preparation of contracts for all phases of an employment lifespan; the creation of employer handbooks and employment documents; guidance and defense of companies when charged with harassment, discrimination or other employment-related issues and claims; the representation and defense of companies charged with misclassification or wage and hour violations; and the representation of clients before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, PHRC, and the Department of Labor. In addition, Ms. Lincow-Cole closely counsels clients that utilize individual contractors.
During her association with regional and national law firms, as well as in her own private practice, Ms. Lincow Cole has remained keenly attentive and aware of the broad array of business issues that are faced by her clients and provides sound and practical legal advice with this in mind.
Lehigh University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1994
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1997
Philadelphia Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for New Jersey
Ms. Lincow Cole is active in the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey communities where she sits on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. She is also a member of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America.
Beth Lincow Cole has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, American Medical News, appeared on CBS3 Philadelphia Eyewitness News, and was interviewed by WHYY-FM, National Public Radio.
Recently, local magazines have recognized Ms. Lincow Cole as a go-to attorney in employment law – Smart CEO Philadelphia (Legal Elite edition), SJ Magazine (Top Attorney edition) and South Jersey Magazine (Awesome Attorney edition).
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Ms. Lincow Cole is frequently invited to speak on issues that concern employers.
Select Presentation/ Publications
Hot Topics in Employment Law, presented for McDevitt & Kline, continuing education provider for accountants and attorneys
Working With Independent Contractors in Today’s Business Environment-Do’s & Don’t, presented for attorneys at the PBI’s Business Lawyers Institute
Employment Workplace Investigations, presented for attorneys and human resource personnel sponsored by the Burlington County Bar Association
Employment Law Briefing, presented for women business owners participating in the Women’s Business Development Center’s FastTrack Growth Venture
Employment Law 101 – Helping Your Clients Understand Employment Law Compliance, presented for CPA’s
Conducted approximately one dozen seminars to employers on employment law topics sponsored by Lorman Education Service
Turning Gray Into Black and White – FMLA, FLSA & New Employment Law Update, presented for human resource personnel sponsored by the Delaware Valley Institute
Laws and Regulations: Do You Know What Laws Apply to Your Organization, presented for nonprofit human resource personnel sponsored by Idealist.org
Now that Your Independent Contractors May be Considered Your Employees, What Should You Do?, presented for the New Jersey Home Remodelers Association
Court Preserves Employers’ Use of Ellerth/Faragher Affirmative Defense in Sexual Harassment Cases, But How Does This Decision Impact N.J. Employers?, New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly
What Employers Need to Know When the Money Runs Out?
Taking the Byte Out of Electronic Recruiting – Applying the Old Rules to New Technology, New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly