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Zach Rubinich presents PA Workers’ Compensation “Evolving Issues” Seminar

Zachary M. Rubinich, a partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Philadelphia office, presented a legal education seminar to insurance industry professionals in Pennsauken, New Jersey, in March 2017.

The “Evolving Issues” seminar focused on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation topics, developments and recent case law, including: analysis of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act (Act 16 of 2016) and implementation; compound creams and pharmacy ownership issues; opioid use, abuse and Utilization Reviews; defending workplace harassment claims; and Compromise & Release Agreement language updates.

Zach focuses his law practice on the defense of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators against workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania. Based on his extensive experience, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section has certified him as Specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law. Zach has handled all aspects of litigation before workers’ compensation judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He routinely counsels employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators on claims management, workplace safety, return-to-work programs, employment practices and risk management. Zach has been appointed the Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2018-2019. He is currently Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee for 2017-2018. He also served as Vice-Chair in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. In addition, Zach has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the 2017-2018 American Bar Association Standing Committee for Diversity and Inclusion. Zach has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. He was selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2014.

Zach can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4340 • zrubinich@rawle.com