NORRISTOWN, Pa. – (Aug. 13, 2014) – Thomas D. Rees, partner at law firm High Swartz, has received the Carl A. Beck Vocational Excellence Award from the King of Prussia Rotary. The award is presented annually to a Rotary member, who is professional and businessperson in the local community, for outstanding vocational and labor relations achievements and for exemplifying Rotary’s objectives and ideals. The Award honors the late Carl Beck, a longtime leader in the King of Prussia business community. Rees, who heads High Swartz’s litigation and employment law practice, also was appointed as the Rotary’s Speakers Committee chair for a one-year term.
Focusing primarily on employment law, Rees represents employers in litigations over such matters as employment terminations, restrictive covenants, and trade secrets, as well as employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employment contract disputes. He also serves employers in a wide variety of non-litigation matters, including contract negotiation, preparation of policies and procedures, and hiring and termination. In addition, Rees handles complex litigation and dispute resolution in the areas of land use and zoning law, education law, and government regulation.
Celebrating its 100th year, High Swartz LLP has a track record of legal excellence for clients in Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and other Mid-Atlantic states, as well as dedication to the community. The firm counsels clients in a broad range of areas including litigation, business, employment, real estate, and municipal and governmental law.