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New NYC Laws Regarding Smoking

January 12, 2018

By Andrew P. Brucker and Marijana Predovan

Summary Owners of New York City residential buildings consisting of three or more units, whether a rental, a cooperative or…

Does a Co-op or Condo Need a Harassment Policy? Absolutely!

January 10, 2018

By Andrew P. Brucker

Introduction One cannot open a newspaper or listen to the news without hearing the latest reports of harassment.  And although…

Moldy Corn and Wrongful Arrest: The Potential Costs of Sloppy Paperwork

November 21, 2017

By Kaspar Kielland

In Casillo Commodities Italia S.p.a. v. M/V Long Cheer et al., Civ. No. 16-16612 (June 28, 2017), the charterer of…

The Definition of ‘Merchant’ in the Era of Blockchain Technology

November 20, 2017

By Wook Chung

When ocean freight remains unpaid or detention/demurrage charges are due and owing, ocean carriers typically claim against every party identified…


Bylined Articles

Getting A ‘Fair Share’ Of Asbestos Liability In Pa.

January 16, 2018

By Albert L. Piccerilli

Enacted on June 28, 2011, and immediately applicable to most tort causes of actions that accrued on or after that…

JOBS Act changes could coax more ‘unicorns’ to IPO in 2018

January 15, 2018

Venture Beat
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

In just a one month span between December 2017 and January 2018, two late-stage unicorns (privately held companies that have…

Recent Verdict on Bunker Spill Case Brings Clarity to Third-Party Fault and Limitation of Liability Defense

December 18, 2017

Ship & Bunker
By Eugene J. O'Connor

The case of US v. American Commercial Lines, LLC, No. 16-31150 (5th Cir. Nov. 7, 2017), is the latest chapter…

Do it now! Tax reform actions that may be taken before Dec. 31

December 18, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Gary M. Edelson

It’s the holiday season and everyone has plenty of items on their “to do” list. The proposed tax reforms have created…

In the News

Report on AHLA’s Networking Breakfast: “Making the Most of your Mentor Relationships”

January 2, 2018

American Health Lawyers Association - Connections December 2017 Issue
By Alex B. Foster

On November 7, 2017, AHLA’s Women’s Leadership Council and Young Professionals Council co-sponsored the “Making the Most of your Mentor…

The Many Unknowns In The Tax Bill’s CRE Provisions

January 2, 2018
By Erika Morphy

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. Little wonder,…

Ask Real Estate: Can I Divide My Apartment Into Two?

January 1, 2018

The New York Times
By Ronda Kaysen

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My wife and…

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017

By Cara Salvatore

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

Press Releases

Partner David H. Ostwald to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

January 18, 2018

New York, NY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner David H. Ostwald will ring the Opening Bell at…

Vincent M. DeOrchis and Robert E. O’Connor Appointed Board Members of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF)

January 17, 2018

New York, NY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Vincent M. DeOrchis and Robert E. O’Connor were recently…

Partner Joel B. Rosen Appointed Chair of New Jersey Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Oversight Committee

January 8, 2018

CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Joel B. Rosen has been appointed as chair…

Montgomery McCracken Adds Of Counsel Renee Nunley Smith in Philadelphia

January 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Renee Nunley Smith has joined the firm as of counsel…