Education & Admissions

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D, Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., English
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Activities

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates
  • Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association, Allied Member
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of SHRM, Board Member 2016-2019

Videos

Posts

"Philadelphia’s Travel and Hospitality Worker Recall and Retention Law"

Because it is never a dull moment here in Philadelphia, the below outlines the newest City ordinance providing the right…

"Batista’s Workplace Beat – October 2020"

  Time Off to Vote The election is less than two weeks away, are you required to provide employees time…

"Politics Doesn’t Belong at the Dinner Table… or the Dealership"

With the election less than thirty days away, and the potential for a drawn-out declaration of the winner, political tensions…

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What We Know Now

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) became law on March 18, 2020.  Since its enactment, there have been mixed…

Family First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020 President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  This law, among other efforts…

With “Technical Corrections” Made, the Coronavirus Bill Makes its Way to the Senate

After the House of Representatives voted on and passed the initial version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on…