Amy H. Marshall

Area of Emphasis

Ms. Marshall’s practice is divided between the labor and employment practice area and the Corporate & Commercial group. Ms. Marshall has extensive experience advising clients on issues related to covenant’s not to compete, discrimination actions, unemployment compensation and generally all facets of human resources management. Her corporate practice includes acquisitions, real estate and complex contracting issues, including an emphasis on small technology start-up companies and franchise contracts. Ms. Marshall began her career as a lawyer for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor with the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. In 1996, she became general counsel for Uni-Marts, Inc. a public corporation based in State College, PA. Uni-Mart operates a chain of corporately controlled convenience stores. As general counsel for Uni-Mart, Ms. Marshall was responsible for all legal operations of the corporation which included operations in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia and New Jersey. Ms. Marshall maintained oversight of all human resource functions of the corporation, including personnel policies, unemployment compensation and worker’s compensation. Ms. Marshall also represented Uni-Mart with state and federal agencies involving employment discrimination claims.

Following her employment at Uni-Mart, Ms. Marshall entered private practice in 2003, first with a State-College based law firm and then with Pittsburgh-based Babst Calland.

Background

Ms. Marshall received her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991 and her J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1994.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Marshall is a member of the Centre County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations and the Wilkinson Campbell Inns of Court. In addition, Ms. Marshall is an adjunct faculty instructor of Business Law at Penn State University and frequent lecturer on human resources topics. Ms. Marshall is very active in the State College community including board positions with Mid State Literacy Council and Centre Volunteers in Medicine and currently is serving on the Small Business Development Center Advisory Board and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State University.