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Lathrop B. Nelson, III

Lathrop B. Nelson, III

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Pa. Panel Asks If Sanction Fight Can Keep Spill Case Alive

December 8, 2020

By Matthew Santoni

A Pennsylvania appellate panel Tuesday questioned whether a protracted fight over sanctioning an attorney can keep an underlying chemical-spill case…

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

August 20, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of…

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis Rejoins Montgomery McCracken in New Jersey

July 31, 2019

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken announced today that Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) and supervisor for…

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicole Phillips Joins Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations Practice

June 11, 2019

Philadelphia, PA – Montgomery McCracken announced today that A. Nicole Phillips, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) in the Criminal…

Montgomery McCracken Launches Cannabis Law Practice Group

January 24, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the launch of its Cannabis Law Practice Group. The group is dedicated to providing…

Podcast: Lessons from the bid-rigging trial

June 12, 2018

The Bond Buyer
By Paul Burton

Partner Lathrop B. Nelson discusses the United States v. Carollo, Grimm and Goldberg municipal bond case, and its overturn on…

Insider Tips Case Shows 3rd Circ.’s Caution On Sentencings

February 16, 2018

By Dan Packel

A recent Third Circuit opinion that scrapped a nearly four-year prison sentence for a former Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP managing clerk…

Hey, Rosie O’Donnell: It’s Illegal to Offer Cash to GOP Senators to Switch Vote on Tax Bill

December 20, 2017

By Jennifer Maas

But legal experts tell TheWrap the comic is unlikely to be prosecuted even if her tweet was serious On Tuesday,…

Blagojevich, Silver Seek Clarity from SCOTUS Post-McDonnell

December 19, 2017

Bloomberg Law
By Madison Alder

The U.S. Supreme Court has at least two opportunities this term to take up a case that could further define…

How the Supreme Court Has Reined in Federal Prosecutors

July 17, 2017
By Marcia Coyle

Federal prosecutors have taken it on the chin in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that pushed back against the government’s…

Can Rajat Gupta Restore His Innocence and Reputation?

February 8, 2016

Fox Business
By Serena Elavia

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan has agreed to review the 2012 insider trading conviction of former three-time McKinsey…

Lawyers React To High Court’s Decision To Hear Trading Case

January 19, 2016


On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider the question of what sort of personal benefit needs to be…

DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Review Landmark Insider Ruling

July 30, 2015

By Bob Van Voris, Patricia Hurtado and Robert Wihelm with assistance from Greg Stohr

U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. July 30 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a December federal appeals…

Clock Is Ticking for Decision on Landmark Insider-Trading Ruling

July 27, 2015

By Bob Van Voris and Patricia Hurtado

Time is running out for the U.S. to ask the Supreme Court to review a ruling that could lay the…

United States v. Newman: Road bump in insider-trading prosecutions

June 1, 2015

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent shock waves through the realm of insider-trading prosecutions with its decision in…

Attys React To Supreme Court’s Wartime Limits To FCA Ruling

May 26, 2015

Law360, New York (May 26, 2015, 7:51 PM ET) — On Tuesday, the Supreme Court overturned a Fourth Circuit decision…

Montgomery McCracken Partner Lathrop B. Nelson, III Appointed to Committee of Seventy Board of Directors

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Lathrop B. Nelson, III has been elected to the board of directors…

What’s At Stake for Insider Trading Prosecutions After U.S. v. Newman

March 19, 2015

Westlaw Journals (Thomson Reuters)
By Phyllis Lipka Skupien, Esq

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ landmark decision in United States v. Newman has sent shock waves through the…

Attorneys React To SEC’s FCPA Action Against Goodyear

February 24, 2015

Law360, New York (February 24, 2015, 7:13 PM ET) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has reached a $16 million…

What To Do At Federal Sentencing: 4 Lessons From McDonnell

January 9, 2015


On Jan. 6, 2015, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison following his public corruption…

Telecom Contractor Ends False-Claims Inquiry for $13.7 Million

November 10, 2014

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Holder To Leave DOJ Emboldened To Tackle Corporate Crime

September 25, 2014

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft

Law360, New York (September 25, 2014, 7:59 PM ET) — When he steps down after nearly six years as attorney…

Why Mickelson, Icahn are Still Under Investigation for Insider Trading

August 31, 2014

New York Post
By John Aidan Byrne

It’s a long, hot summer for billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golf legend Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambling hotshot William…

2nd Circ. Won’t Revisit Tossed GE Bid-Rigging Convictions

August 15, 2014

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Montgomery McCracken Partner Lathrop B. Nelson, III, Appointed to Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

June 30, 2014

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Lathrop B. Nelson, III, of the firm’s Philadelphia office, has been appointed…

How Law and PR Can Work Together in High-Profile Cases

April 10, 2014


The vast majority of criminal and civil cases go largely unnoted in the public sphere, but those that attract scrutiny…

General’s Lawyers: Sinclair Case Shows ‘One-Sided System’

March 26, 2014

The Legal Intelligencer
By Gina Passarella

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads criminal defense partner Lathrop Nelson spent many days in Fort Bragg, N.C., this year with…

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…

Sexual Misconduct Ends With No Jail Time for General

March 21, 2014

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General Reprimanded, Fined in Adultery Case

March 20, 2014

The Wall Street Journal
By Gary Fields and Dion Nissenbaum

An Army general originally accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate before pleading guilty to lesser charges was ordered to forfeit…

Ft. Bragg General Sinclair Sentenced to Loss of Pay, Early Retirement. No Prison

March 20, 2014

ABC 11 WTVD-TV (Raleigh-Durham, N.C.)
By Nicole Carr

BRAGG, N.C. (WTVD) — It took less than ten minutes for Colonel James Pohl to issue General Jeffrey Sinclair his…

The New York Times: General Is Reprimanded, but Spared Jail, in Misconduct Case

March 20, 2014

The New York Times
By Richard A. Oppel, Jr.

FORT BRAGG, N.C., — Bringing to an end the most closely watched sexual misconduct trial in the military, a judge…

VIDEO: Defense Team Speaks at Press Conference Following Sentencing in General’s Court-Martial

March 20, 2014

The Fayetteville Observer

General Jeffrey Sinclair and his lawyers speak to the media following his sentencing in his court-martial, March 20, 2014. To…

Wife Stands Bragg General, Asks for ‘Fair Sentence’

March 18, 2014

Lawyers for a Fort Bragg general who admitted to emotionally harming a subordinate during a three-year affair were expected to…

Defense: Sex Assault Charges Dropped in Brigadier General’s Court-Martial

March 16, 2014

By Marlena Baldacci and Eliott C. McLaughlin

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair will plead guilty to adultery and mistreating his accuser in a deal that will see the…

How a Military Sexual Assault Case Foundered

March 12, 2014

The New York Times
By Alan Blinder and Richard A. Oppel, Jr.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The most important sexual assault prosecution in the military came apart on Monday. But cracks had…

Judge: Sinclair Trial Damaged Unlawful Command Influence

March 10, 2014

ABC 11 WTVT (Raleigh-Durham, N.C.)
By Nicole Carr

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WTVD) — The judge presiding over Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair’s sex assault trial has determined the case…

Judge Won’t Dismiss Sexual Assault Charges Against General

March 10, 2014

A military judge will not dismiss sexual assault charges against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair. Military judge Col. James Phol offered…

General Sinclair Press Conference on ABC 11 Eyewitness News

March 10, 2014

Partner Lathrop B. Nelson appears on ABC 11 Eyewitness News to discuss General Sinclair case. Visit to view video.

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Sexual Assault Charges Against General

March 4, 2014

A military judge refused Tuesday to dismiss sexual assault charges against a one-star general, rejecting defense allegations that the Army…

A Restraint On Gov’t ‘Stream Of Payments’ Theory

December 12, 2013


Just prior to Thanksgiving, the Second Circuit issued an unusual summary order reversing the convictions of three former General Electric…

Montgomery McCracken Launches White Collar and Government Investigations Legal Blog

December 11, 2013

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that the firm has launched White Collar Alert , a legal blog providing news…

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…

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 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…

Protecting Sensitive Client Information, Subject of Strafford Publications Webinar

January 6, 2012

Montgomery McCracken partners Michael Hayes and Lathrop Nelson, presenters Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP partners Michael B. Hayes and…

Criminal Enforcement Under the Plant Protection Act of 2000: A “New” Weapon in the Environmental Enforcement Arsenal

March 1, 2011

Environmental Enforcement and Crimes Committee Newsletter

A package arrives at a local post office labeled “toys, gifts, and gellies,” yet when postal workers examine the package,…

The Authority of the Arbitrators to Interpret the Rules Under Which the Arbitration is Conducted

April 1, 2010

Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. - THE ARBITRATOR

In its January 14, 2010 decision, T.Co Metals LLC v. Dempsey Pipe & Supply, Inc., 592 F.3d 329 (2d Cir….

Montgomery McCracken Elects New Partners for 2010

March 1, 2010

Lathrop B. Nelson, III and John G. Papianou Named Newest Firm Partners Montgomery McCracken today announced that the firm has…