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Pennsylvania Superior Court Looks to Electronic Media Precedent to Adopt a Standard for Authenticating Social Media Posts

March 28, 2018

By Michael C. Witsch and Robert H. Bender, Jr.

On March 15, 2018, as a matter of first impression, a unanimous panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania looked…

New York City Human Rights Law Amended to Mandate “Cooperative Dialogue” with Employees Seeking an Accommodation

February 13, 2018

By Renee Nunley Smith

On January 19, 2018, New York enacted an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) mandating that…

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…


Bylined Articles

SEC Enforcement Measures to Change for 2018

April 13, 2018

Philadelphia Bar Reporter
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

With the significant 2017 Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement results, practitioners should understand SEC enforcement trends what to expect from…

Paging Doctor Amazon: The impact of tech’s assault on healthcare

April 9, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Mara I. Smith

The tech industry is tackling healthcare. Recently, corporate giants Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced that they will be…

Does A Condominium Or Cooperative Need A Harassment Policy?

March 12, 2018

Mann Report Management
By Andrew P. Brucker

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

Stricter Regulations for NYC Enclosed Balconies

February 12, 2018

Mann Report Management
By Andrew P. Brucker and Marijana Predovan

New York City cooperative and condominium owners with enclosed balconies have long enjoyed lax enforcement of the Department of Building…

In the News

There’s No Such Thing as a Cheap Harassment Suit

April 17, 2018

Habitat Magazine
By Lisa Prevost

While the headlines about the latest sexual harassment claims may go to big names in Hollywood, Washington, and Silicon Valley, co-op and…

Q&A: Question About the Value of Shares After a Cooperator Dies

April 16, 2018

The Cooperator
By Andrew P. Brucker

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker was featured in The Cooperator’s April Q&A column. Q. My brother passed away in August of last year. He…

Can a Board Decline an Apartment Sale Over a Low Price?

April 12, 2018

The Cooperator
By A.J. Sidransky

Several Factors Determine Whether or Not a Transaction Goes Through The power of a co-op board to approve or reject…

CRE Questions Unanswered In Treasury Guidance On New Business Interest Deduction Limit

April 11, 2018
By Erika Morphy

The notice does provide some helpful guidance to C Corporations but there are still unanswered questions about commercial real estate…

Press Releases

Eastern District of Missouri Dismisses Exxon Mobil FACTA Lawsuit

April 18, 2018

On April 13, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri dismissed claims that Exxon Mobil and…

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Taxi Receipt FACTA Lawsuit for Lack of Injury and Standing

March 9, 2018

On March 9, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the…

Montgomery McCracken Names Three Attorneys to Firm Partnership

March 5, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that it has named attorneys Robert E. O’Connor, Julie F. Schechter and Davis Lee…

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment Dismissing Veil-Piercing Claim Under Delaware Law

March 2, 2018

On February 28, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District…