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Louis A. Petroni

Louis A. Petroni

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New Montgomery McCracken Chair Aims to Build Next Generation With Non-Big Law Identity

March 9, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

In electing a new leader, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has tapped a lawyer who left the firm and decided…

Montgomery McCracken Elects Richard M. Simins as Chairman

March 9, 2020

Montgomery McCracken announced today that Richard M. Simins has been elected Chairman of the firm. Simins succeeds Louis A. Petroni,…

LGBT Trailblazers Join Law Firm Montgomery McCracken

August 7, 2018

Philadelphia Inquirer
By Sam Wood

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, the multistate law firm based in Center City, has added two LGBT trailblazers to its…

Montgomery McCracken Launches IP Department With Buchanan Attorneys

August 7, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

With its latest lateral move, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has also added a practice area and a head of…

Montgomery McCracken Adds Team of IP and Litigation Attorneys in Philadelphia

August 6, 2018

Partners Alfred W. Zaher and Shawn S. Li, Ph.D. to launch firm’s IP department PHILADELPHIA, PA –Montgomery McCracken announced today…

Partner, Founder’s Grandson Returns to Montgomery McCracken

June 6, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

A lawyer with deep ties to Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has re-joined the firm as a partner after nearly…

Robert E. O’Connor Elected to Firm Partnership

March 5, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that it has named attorneys Robert E. O’Connor to the firm’s partnership. O’Connor, who is…

Pennsylvania Powerhouse: Montgomery McCracken

September 29, 2017

Law360
By Dan Packel

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP’s Philadelphia litigators gained national attention in the last year for their role knocking down class…

Frank A. Chernak and William K. Kennedy Rejoin Montgomery McCracken

September 15, 2017

The two partners will lead the firm’s Labor and Employment practice PHILADELPHIA, PA –  September 15, 2017 – Montgomery McCracken…

Two Center City tenants lease new offices in market

December 7, 2016

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Natalie Kostelni

Two firms have signed leases that take them out of their longtime Center City offices into new locations. Montgomery McCracken…

New Montgomery McCracken chair will preside over a period of growth

March 28, 2016

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Chris Mondics

As a young man growing up in small-town New Jersey, Louis A. Petroni knew early on he wanted to be…

A few minutes with… Louis A. Petroni of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads

March 18, 2016

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has selected Louis A. Petroni as the first transactional lawyer in 30 years to serve as its…

Montgomery McCracken Names New Chairman

March 8, 2016

The Legal Intelligencer
By Gina Passarella

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has elected Louis A. Petroni as its new chairman. Petroni, who most recently served as…

Montgomery McCracken Elects Louis A. Petroni as Chairman

March 7, 2016

Montgomery McCracken announced today that Louis A. Petroni has been elected Chairman of the firm. Petroni succeeds Richard L. Scheff,…

Montgomery McCracken picks transactional lawyer as new chairman

March 7, 2016

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Known largely for its formidable litigation practice, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has selected Louis A. Petroni as the first…

Montgomery McCracken Vice Chair Elevated To Top Role

March 7, 2016

Law360
By Dan Packel

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP on Monday said that its new chairman will be former vice chairman and executive…

How Firms Can Break Free Of Rainmaker Dependency

August 26, 2014

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Complying with the Clery Act — Important Tips and Updates

September 24, 2013

The Annual Security Report required by the Clery Act is due October 1, 2013.  Crime statistics for 2012 are to…

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

June 7, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (signed into…

Year-End Employee Benefits Round-Up

December 18, 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, plan sponsors may wish to review their employee benefit plans and programs and consider…

Deadline Approaches for Summaries of Benefits and Coverage (“SBCs”) for Group Health Plans

August 23, 2012

Employers who sponsor group health plans with open enrollment periods (for the 2013 plan year) starting on or after September 23, 2012 must…

The Clery Act – A Strong Reminder About Compliance in Light of the Penn State Tragedy

July 17, 2012

The Freeh Report on Pennsylvania State University – an independent investigative report commissioned by Penn State’s Board of Trustees, in…

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Reverses Grant of Variance for Dilworth House Project in Philadelphia

April 20, 2012

Last week, the Commonwealth Court dealt a legal setback to developer John Turchi’s efforts to develop the former home of…

2012 Cost-of-Living Adjustments – Retirement Plans

November 14, 2011

IRS has announced the 2012 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for retirement plans. Most of the limits related to pension and other…

PPACA Claims and External Review Guidance Provides More Transition Relief

November 8, 2011

Under PPACA, non-grandfathered health plans are required to (1) update their current internal ERISA claims procedures and (2) provide for…

Year-End Deadlines Approach for Employee Benefit Plans

November 2, 2010

It’s that time of year again when plan sponsors need to review their employee benefit plans and programs to see…

HHS Annual Limit Waiver Program

September 22, 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act restricts an employer’s ability to impose annual dollar limits on “essential health benefits”…

Real Estate & Land Use and Zoning Alert: Philadelphia’s Stormwater Management-New Charges are now in effect

August 2, 2010

Within the last month, the City of Philadelphia has begun to implement a change in the method of calculating a…

Client Alert from the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice: Update on New Developments

June 3, 2010

Final Regulations on Diversification Rule for Defined Contribution Plans Holding Employer Securities   The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations…

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Immediate and Important Focus Items for Group Health Plans

April 7, 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (signed into…

Client Alert from the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice

March 23, 2010

Health Care: President Signs Health Care Reform Bill after House Approves.   The United States House of Representatives approved, by a vote…

COBRA Subsidy Extension – Employer Action Required by end of January 2010

January 15, 2010

President Obama recently signed into law an extension and expansion of the COBRA premium subsidy that was introduced by American…

Year End Planning Alert from the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group

December 3, 2009

As we approach the end of the calendar year, some employee benefit plan deadlines  require your attention.  You may also…