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25 Young Lawyers on the Rise

April 28, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Montgomery McCracken partner Melanie A. Leney was named to Philadelphia Business Journal‘s special feature “25 Young Lawyers on the Rise.”…

Maritime Lien is Transferred from Vessel on Issuance of Letter of Undertaking

March 3, 2017


By Melanie Leney

In Norwegian Hull Club v. M/V HOS Beaufort, the U.S. District Court in New Orleans considered competing arguments over security…

Melanie A. Leney Elected to Partner at Montgomery McCracken

February 15, 2017

CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Melanie A. Leney has been elected to the firm’s partnership….

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Lead Greek Ship Owners to Victory in 2004 Oil Spill Litigation

September 7, 2016

Following an 8-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Montgomery McCracken partners, John J….

OCSLA Choice of Law is Not Waivable, and Maritime Law Not Applicable to Oil and Gas Exploration/Production Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf

August 31, 2016

Melanie A. Leney

In Petrobras America, Inc. v. Vicinay Cadenas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down two significant…

Shippers and Buyers Beware – American Courts Continue to Enforce Tokyo Forum Selection Clauses!

February 25, 2016

Two United States District Courts, one in Florida and another in Pennsylvania, recently ordered parties seeking to recover damages from…

BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

September 5, 2014

Judge Carl Barbier issued his much-anticipated decision yesterday (September 4, 2014), assessing liability for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. In lengthy…

Montgomery McCracken Attorney Melanie A. Leney Elected to Alice Paul Institute Board of Trustees

March 17, 2014

CHERRY HILL, N.J.—Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Melanie A. Leney of the firm’s Cherry Hill office has been…

John Myers and Melanie Leney presenters for CCBA “Ethics: Interviewing Employees” CLE

April 25, 2012

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads attorneys John M. Myers and Melanie A. Leney were panelist and moderator, respectively, at the Camden…