Amy Feldman

feldman amy Amy FeldmanAmy E. Feldman is a business commentator and legal business correspondent for KYW Newsradio, bringing her expertise in employment issues and breezy writing style to KYW listeners since 2002.

In addition to her legal reporting for KYW, she is general counsel of the Judge Group Inc., a national placement firm based in West Conshohocken, Pa., where she specializes in employment and consumer-related issues.  She was formerly an associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

Feldman received both a law degree and a masters of science in education degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and got her BA degree (cum laude in History with distinction in all subjects) at Cornell University.

Other than her four years in Ithaca, NY, Amy has lived in the Delaware Valley all her life.  She and her husband are raising their three children to be avid Phillies fans!

KYW Newsradio’s Schedule of News and Features

Detaining A Possible Shoplifter

When can a store detain a suspected shoplifter?

03/12/2015

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Renters Need Their Own Insurance

In the event of a loss, such as a fire, the landlord’s insurance will pay for damage to the building but not to a tenant’s personal belongings.

03/11/2015

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Driver’s License Photo May Be Subject To Facial Recognition Technology

Most people don’t mind when facial recognition technology searches mug shots, but what about when it’s scanning driver’s license photos?

03/10/2015

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Court Ordered Community Service Is Non Specific

What is community service? And what counts?

03/09/2015

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Contingent Fee May Cost You

What is a contingent fee? It’s a contract written by a lawyer – so be careful.

03/06/2015

Taxes

Most Common Form Of Identity Theft

What’s the most common type of identity theft? Probably not what you think.

03/05/2015

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The Value Of A Non-Disclosure Agreement

If you have a great idea, get a lawyer or go to the Internet to get a nondisclosure agreement so the person you share your idea with can’t steal it.

03/04/2015

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An Invitation To Be Sued

Can you be sued if you accept an invitation and then renege?

03/03/2015

Taxes

Some Earning Kids Must File Taxes

If your kid makes any money, when and how does he have to file a tax return of his own?

03/02/2015

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Laws Limit Leaving Kids Alone

Legally, how young is too young to let a kid walk home alone?

02/27/2015

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Regulating Alcohol Ads

What are the legal limits on alcohol advertising? Fewer than you think.

02/27/2015

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Using A Fake ID Could Result In Jail Time

Getting a fake ID is kind of a rite of passage – but let’s take a minute to talk about the penalties of getting caught.

02/26/2015

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Computer Cookies Don’t Have Chocolate Chips

Online, the term ‘cookies’ refers to encrypted text files that are used by almost all websites. There are pluses and minuses.

02/25/2015

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Cracking Down On Littering Of Cigarette Butts

Littering laws are changing across the US, like increased penalties in Louisiana where a third offense for cigarette littering will incur a $1500 fine.

02/24/2015

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Rescue Doctrine Protects Rescuers

There are laws in every state called Good Samaritan Laws that protect rescuers from being sued. But less well-known is the Rescue Doctrine.

02/23/2015

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