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Three Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

October 28, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2020 New York…

Financial Responsibility: What About Taxes? 2 Tax Issues to Focus on During the Pandemic

October 22, 2020

Modern Contractor Solutions
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

PAYROLL TAXES HOLIDAY Contractors—like all employers—are responsible for withholding federal and—where applicable—state and local income taxes from employees’ paychecks, as…

Amid the Pandemic: Construction Sites Moving Forward during the Pandemic

July 30, 2020

Modern Contractor Solutions
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES Here, the focus will be on contractor responsibilities for operations and worksite safety relating to COVID-19 and the…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Named “Member of the Month” by The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

June 1, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Christopher Scott D’Angelo has been named the May “Member of…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served As Moderator for the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Meeting

January 31, 2020

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo recently served as moderator for the program, Toxic Torts & Emerging Risks, jointly presented…

Drone Usage Beneficial on Projects – But They’re Not Toys

January 15, 2020

Modern Contractor Solutions Magazine
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

Drones are used more and more in construction projects—whether for inspections, surveys, designs, monitoring, progress reports, site management and safety,…

Three Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 12, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 New York…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Authors Chapter in Seventh Edition of The Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation

September 10, 2019

Christopher D’Angelo is the author of the chapter, The Scope and Use of The Attorney-Client Privilege in the United States…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 9, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Speaks at International Association of Defense Counsel Midyear Meeting

April 25, 2019

Christopher D’Angelo was the Moderator and a speaker for the program, GDPR: Nine Months Later – The Impact in the…

Two Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 13, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 New York…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 18, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super…

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017

Law360
By Cara Salvatore

Multidistrict litigation dockets sizzled in 2017 with a spate of notable bellwether trials and a handful of attention-grabbing settlements, as…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served as Speaker at the Fall 2017 Asia Meeting of the International Association of Defense Counsel

November 10, 2017

Christopher D’Angelo was the Speaker for the program, The Potential Reach of U.S. Sanctions on Asian Affiliates, at the Fall…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served as Moderator at the 2016 International Corporate Counsel College

August 24, 2017

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo spoke at the International Corporate Counsel College (ICCC) in Brussels, Belgium in October 2016….

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Presented at the 2017 Spring Technical Meeting of the International Alliance of Asbestos & Pollution Reinsurers (IntAP)

August 24, 2017

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a speaker at the 2017 Spring Technical Meeting of the International Alliance of…

21 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 12, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo to Serve As Moderator and Speaker for the 2016 International Corporate Counsel College

September 21, 2016

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo is one of the founders and a past director of, and is on the…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo Presented at the 2016 Spring Technical Meeting of the International Alliance of Asbestos & Pollution Reinsurers (IntAP)

September 21, 2016

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a speaker at the 2016 Spring Technical Meeting of the International Alliance of…

The International Collapse of OW Bunker

April 20, 2016

DRI's For The Defense

Think Globally, For The Defense, April 2016 Christopher Scott D’Angelo:157006 Robert E. O’Connor:225791 14.00 In January 2014, Denmark’s OW Bunker…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served As Moderator and Speaker for the 2015 International Corporate Counsel College

October 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo recently served as moderator and speaker for the 2015 International Corporate Counsel…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo to Present at 12th National Conference on Class Actions of the Barreau du Québec

March 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo will be a featured speaker at the 12th National…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served As Moderator and Speaker for the 2014 International Corporate Counsel College

January 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo recently served as moderator and speaker for the 2014 International Corporate Counsel College, which…

It’s All About the Culture . . . and Committing the Resources to Protect It and Yourself

January 5, 2015

Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

The global reach of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the anti-corruption regimes of other countries is ever expanding….

Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo Speaks at Product Liability Advisory Council Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014

PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a speaker on the program, “Ethical Challenges Facing In-House…

France and Belgium Adopt Class Actions Spring 2014

June 30, 2014

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Delaware General Corporation Law Amended to Provide (1) New Procedure for Curing Defective Corporate Acts and (2) Related Proceedings in Court of Chancery

March 24, 2014

Effective April 1, 2014, newly-enacted Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”) Sections 204 and 205 will provide a statutory process by…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo Speaks at ACI Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference

December 11, 2013

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo served as a faculty member at the American Conference Institute (ACI)’s 18th Annual Drug…

Ex-L.A. Mayor and Governor Wannabe Villaraigosa Joins Embattled Herbalife

September 9, 2013

AllGov.com
By Ken Broder

Back in June, when then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa mused about his desire to be governor of California one day,…

Herbalife Safety Issue Draws Scrutiny

August 13, 2013

DealBook (New York Times)
By William Alden & Andrew Sorkin

Questions arise about Herbalife product safety. Partner Christopher D’Angelo comments. Click here for the full article.

Delaware Court of Chancery Upholds Facial Validity of Board-Adopted Delaware Forum Selection Clauses Contained in Bylaws

July 11, 2013

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently upheld the validity of bylaw amendments adopted without shareholder approval requiring that suits pertaining…

Can Defendants in a Securities Fraud Case Still Attempt to Defeat Class Certification by Presenting Evidence to Rebut a Presumption of Reliance?

April 18, 2013

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, 568 U.S. ___, 133 S….

Christopher Scott D’Angelo, Co-director for International Association of Defense Counsel’s Crisis Management Program

October 29, 2012

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo served as co-Director for the 2012 International Corporate Counsel College, which is organized and…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Reinstates Decertification of “Rapid Refund” Claims, Citing “The Inherently Discrete and Subjective Aspects of Marketing and Customer-Relations Impact”

October 4, 2012

On September 7, 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court effectively ended a 19-year effort to litigate state-law claims arising from H…

Third Circuit Defines FLSA Plaintiffs’ “Second-Stage” Burden of Proof for Collective Action Certification

September 12, 2012

Although collective actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act have been around for decades, the federal appellate courts have…

Third Circuit Vacates Certification in Class Action Involving Defective Tires

August 14, 2012

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the proof needed…

Third Circuit Rejects Division of Settlement Class Into Two Groups Because Group Receiving Lesser Benefits Not Adequately Represented

June 13, 2012

On May 31, 2012, the Third Circuit reversed the certification of a settlement class of Volkswagen and Audi owners because…

New Jersey Federal Court Denies Class Certification in Cracked Screen Case

April 11, 2012

Last month, New Jersey federal Judge Anne Thompson denied class certification in a proposed class action lawsuit involving cracked screens…

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action for Printing Expiration Month on Credit Card Receipts

February 3, 2012

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important decision making clear that a defendant…

Symposium for In-House Counsel and Executives Addresses Impact of Privilege Issues on Corporate Investigations

October 13, 2011

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo served as moderator for the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel’s…

Does Your Employment Contract Actually Vest Ownership of Your Employee’s Patent Rights in Your Company?

October 3, 2011

In a year when the U.S. Supreme Court has decided several intellectual property-related matters, on June 6, 2011 the Court…

Proposed Amendments to New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act Could Rein In Class Actions Against New Jersey Businesses

August 17, 2011

As many courts have recognized, New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, N.J.S.A. 56:8-1, et seq. (“NJCFA”), is one of the strongest…

Montgomery McCracken Secures Dismissal of Class Action for Printing Expiration Month on Credit Card Receipts

February 22, 2011

Rejecting a claim that printing a credit card’s month of expiration-but not the year-on a sales receipt violates federal law,…

Third Circuit Vacates Approval of Class Action Settlement Because Factual Record On Fairness Was Inadequate

December 22, 2010

A new Third Circuit decision makes clear that the standards for a “fair, reasonable, and adequate” settlement under Federal Rule…

Third Circuit Rejects Settlement Class Certification Because District Court Conducted an Unnecessary Merits Inquiry in Addressing the Adequacy of the Named Plaintiffs

December 16, 2010

The Third Circuit’s landmark decision in In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litig., 552 F.3d 305 (3d Cir. 2008), put that…

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol: Helping to Protect Trademark Owners

November 19, 2010

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it isn’t very welcome among Trademark owners.  At its most basic,…

Third Circuit Rejects “Fraud Created The Market” As Basis For Class Certification

November 1, 2010

In a case of first impression for the Court, the Third Circuit has rejected the so-called “fraud-created-the-market” theory as a…

En Banc Third Circuit to Review Challenge to Nationwide

October 6, 2010

The Third Circuit has granted rehearing en banc in a case that could clarify the standards for certifying settlement classes…

Pennsylvania Appellate Court Adopts Negligent Design and Post Sale Duty to Warn in Pharmaceutical Cases, but Rejects Other Theories

September 22, 2010

In two recent decisions in pharmaceutical products liability cases, the Pennsylvania Superior Court (Pennsylvania’s intermediate appellate court) addressed several issues…

Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine Trends and Impacts Examined at Annual Symposium

September 20, 2010

Christopher D’Angelo Moderates Ethics Segment (Philadelphia, PA – September 29, 2010)  Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Christopher Scott…

“Take-Down” Compliance Protects Google from Accusations of Internet Piracy

September 15, 2010

Reports that copyrights are dead are wildly exaggerated, but Google-owned YouTube won a major victory this summer when a federal…

MMWR partner, Christopher D’Angelo, Moderator at IADC Annual Meeting

July 30, 2010

Christopher Scott D’Angelo was the Moderator for the program, The Latest Trends in Europe . . . and Their Implications…

Intellectual Property Alert: “Use It Or Move It” to Maximize Your Investment

July 7, 2010

Intellectual property (IP) rights are perhaps the most valuable assets held by a company, even though they are often described…

PENNSYLVANIA PRODUCTS LIABILITY LAW REMAINS IN LIMBO

August 1, 2009

International Association of Defense Counsel Product Liability Newsletter - August 2009

On June 16, 2009, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismissed an appeal “as improvidently granted” in a widely watched case that…

Class Action Redress Across Europe Presented at PLAC Conference, Implications of for the U.S. and multinational companies

June 12, 2009

Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a Speaker on the program, The Times They Are a’ Changin’, that was presented at the…

International Association of Defense Counsel Prague, Czech Republic Meeting Addresses Class Action in the European Union

June 12, 2009

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a speaker at the International Association of Defense Counsel’s …

MMWR partner, Christopher D’Angelo, Speaker at IADC meeting

May 12, 2009

Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a Speaker on the program, Collective Redress / Class Action in the European Union – Blessing…

MMWR partner, Christopher D’Angelo, Contributing Author to Il Contenzioso di Massa in Italia, in Europa e nel Mondo (Mass Litigation in Italy, Europe and the World)

March 23, 2009

Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a contributing author to Il Contenzioso di Massa in Italia, in Europa e nel Mondo (Mass…

MMWR Partner Christopher D’Angelo, Speaker at IADC Meeting

January 6, 2009

  Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a Speaker on the program, Attorney-Client Privilege and Attorney Work Product: Principles for In-house and…

MMWR partner Christopher D’Angelo, Product Liability Advisory Council’s Distinguished Service Award Recipent

November 14, 2008

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo received the Product Liability Advisory Council’s Distinguished Service Award at…

MMWR Partner, Christopher D’Angelo Faculty Member of the International Corporate Counsel College

November 14, 2008

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo served as a member of the Faculty of the -International…

MMWR partner, Christopher D’Angelo, faculty member for IADC program

April 25, 2008

Christopher Scott D’Angelo served as a member of the Faculty at the Corporate Counsel College in April, 2008.  The Corporate…

Improvement to Distribution and Processing of Class Action Settlement Funds Presented at February Claims Administrators Conference

March 11, 2008

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo was a Speaker at the Claims Administrators Conference in San…

Significant Developments in Corporate Litigation Law: Bulletin No. 2008-01 February 2008

February 19, 2008

Delaware Supreme Court Declines to Extend Standing to Bring Derivative Claims to Non-Shareholder Directors The Supreme Court of the State…