Natalie F. Hrubos
Associate

Duane Morris LLP
30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196
USA

Phone: +1 215 979 1517
Fax: +1 215 405 3710
Email: NFHrubos@duanemorris.com

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Natalie F. Hrubos represents and counsels management clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her litigation experience ranges from single plaintiff employment discrimination cases to multi-state wage and hour class and collective actions. Ms. Hrubos also counsels and trains management on a wide range of employment law matters, including wage and hour compliance, personnel policies and procedures, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Areas of Practice

  • Employee Handbook and Policy Development
  • Employee Agreement and Contract Development
  • Employment Litigation and Arbitration
  • Preventive Employment Law Counseling and Training

Representative Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a nursing and custodial care center in a federal case involving claims of disability discrimination, FMLA retaliation and FMLA interference (affirmed by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals).
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a financial services company in an arbitration involving claims of FMLA interference and retaliation.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a furniture and electronics rent-to-own company in an arbitration involving claims of disability discrimination and retaliation.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an industrial services company in a federal case involving claims of disability discrimination and retaliation.
  • Obtained dismissal of an EEOC charge alleging age discrimination on behalf of a fitness center.

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2009
    - Editor-in-Chief, Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2006

Professional Activities

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • National LGBT Bar Association
    - Trans Law Institute Planning Committee Member, 2011-present
  • Pennsylvania Restaurant Association
    -Membership Committee Member, 2011-present

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Rising Star, 2013
  • Named one of Pennsylvania's Lawyers on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer, August 2012
  • Craig M. Perry Community Service Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2011
  • Sara Weaver Volunteer of the Year Award, Equality Advocates Pennsylvania, 2009

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Mazzoni Center Legal Services Department
    -Legal Advisory Board Member, 2010-present
  • Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference
    - Planning Committee Member, Legal Programming, 2009-2012

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Developments in Workplace Law and Practice," Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice 2014, Philadelphia, May 8, 2014
  • Presenter, "Not In My Workplace! Preventing and Correcting Harassment," Duane Morris Institute Seminar, November 14, 2013
  • Presenter, "Cutting Edge LGBT Workplace Issues," Duane Morris Institute Seminar, November 6, 2013
  • Presenter, "Updates on Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Practices," 2013 EEOC Philadelphia Training Institute Seminar," Philadelphia, September 16, 2013
  • Panelist, "Both Sides Now: Employee & Employer Perspectives on Transgender Workplace Law," 12th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Philadelphia, June 14, 2013
  • Co-presenter, "Wage-and-Hour Issues You Didn't Know You Had," Duane Morris' Developments in Workplace Law and Practice Seminar, Philadelphia, May 22, 2013
  • Presenter, "Not In My Workplace! Preventing and Correcting Harassment," Duane Morris Institute Seminar, Philadelphia, April 30, 2013
  • Presenter, "Bullying: Public Policy & Legal Issues," Fifth Annual Trans Central PA Keystone Conference, Harrisburg, March 15, 2013
  • Presenter, "Harassment in the Workplace: Trans/Gender Focus," Duane Morris Institute Webinar, February 28, 2013
  • Panelist, "Best Practices: Finding the Way Forward," Bullying: Redefining Boundaries, Responsibility and Harm Conference, Temple University School of Law, February 23, 2013
  • Presenter, "Wage and Hour Law Essentials for Hospitality Industry Employers," Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association Webinar, January 22, 2013
  • Presenter, "Title VII and Transgender Employees: Legal Issues and Best Practices," Duane Morris Institute Webinar, November 1, 2012
  • Panelist, "Diversity & Inclusion: Join the Conversation—An Initiative For Everyone," Duane Morris, Boca Raton, Florida, October 27, 2012
  • Presenter, "LGBT Legal Issues Lavender Law Conference Report," Duane Morris, Philadelphia, September 24, 2012
  • Presenter, "Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment in the Workplace," Sterling Education Services' Fundamentals of Employment Law Seminar, Claymont, Delaware, June 26, 2012
  • Presenter, "Both Sides Now: Employee & Employer Perspectives on Transgender Workplace Law," 11th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, Philadelphia, June 1, 2012
  • Presenter, "How We Can All Build a LGBT-Inclusive Workplace: Strategies for Allies," Women's Way Women & Influence Conference, December 3, 2011
  • Presenter, "Creating a Trans-Friendly Workplace: What Every Employer Needs to Know," Out & Equal Philadelphia Workplace Forum, September 23, 2011
  • Presenter, "Creating a Trans-Friendly Workplace: What Every Employer Needs to Know," Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, June 2, 2011
  • Presenter, "Creating a Trans-Friendly Workplace: What Every Employer Needs to Know," Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, June 3, 2010