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

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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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Exempt From Overtime Under Federal Labor Law

What does it mean to be an ‘exempt’ employee under Federal Labor Laws?

02/20/2015

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Employer Must Treat Alcoholism As Disability

A history of alcoholism is, in fact, a disability and under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make accommodations accordingly.

02/19/2015

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Global Music Rights Threatening YouTube

Did you ever wonder how YouTube could get away with having copyrighted songs posted on it? So do the owners of the songs.

02/18/2015

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Airline Delays Could Cost You

What’s your legal right to compensation if your flight is delayed or canceled?

02/17/2015

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