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Just Sign the Authorization

September 29, 2020

Plaintiffs be warned – failing to sign an authorization permitting litigants access to your consumer report may result in sanctions….

Philadelphia Expands Paid Sick Leave Coverage for Individuals Impacted by COVID-19

September 23, 2020

Last week, Philadelphia City Council passed the Public Health Emergency Leave Bill, providing two weeks of paid sick leave to…

FTC Signals Intent to Focus on Use of Social Media Bots in Advertising

September 14, 2020

Over the past year, the FTC has signaled its intention to bring enforcement actions against businesses that participate in the…

Proposed HEROES Act Poses Great Risks to Those Extending Credit or Attempting to Collect on a Debt

August 5, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause harsh economic conditions throughout the United States, Congress is in the process of…


Bylined Articles

US Legal Landscape Still Feeling Effects of OW Bunker Bankruptcy

September 28, 2020

Ship & Bunker
By Robert E. O'Connor

While the introduction of the IMO 2020 rule, collapsing oil prices, and the impact of measures taken to address the…

I’m a lawyer investigating Philly police’s response to protests — and I need your help | Opinion

September 10, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Nicole Phillips

On May 28, 2020, America watched George Floyd take his last breath on the streets of Minneapolis under the knee…

The Hypothetical Hits of Mediation

September 8, 2020

American Bankruptcy Institute
By Edward L. Schnitzer and Ian Connor Bifferato

This article provides four hypotheticals, with responses that were obtained from a panel of distinguished and experienced mediators. They will…

Virus Relief Bill Could Harm Lending, Collections Landscape

September 8, 2020

By David Dormont, Gregory T. Donilon, and Maura I. Russell

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the U.S., Congress may potentially alter the legal landscape for creditors and debtors….

In the News

How Midsize Firms Fit Summer Associates Into the New Normal

September 23, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

Many midsize firms scrapped summer programs years ago, but two Pennsylvania firms were determined to keep theirs running, even during…

N.J. now has 1st Black woman on state Supreme Court. Fabiana Pierre-Louis was just sworn in.

September 1, 2020
By Brent Johnson

Fabiana Pierre-Louis was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of the New Jersey Supreme Court, officially becoming the first…

Fabiana Pierre-Louis becomes first African-American woman to serve on New Jersey Supreme Court

August 30, 2020

Philly Voice
By Pat Ralph

Following a unanimous confirmation by the state Senate this week, Fabiana Pierre-Louis is set to become the first African-American female…

NJ Senate Confirms State’s 1st Black Female Justice

August 27, 2020

By Jeannie O'Sullivan

The New Jersey Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP partner Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court, a historic…

Press Releases

Montgomery McCracken Achieves Victory for Natural Gas Pipe Manufacturer in Nationwide Class Action

August 27, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that on August 13, 2020, our Class Action Defense attorneys secured a complete victory…

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…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys David Dormont and Dylan Henry Obtain Judgement in TWU, Local 234 Case

July 6, 2020

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered judgment in a Duty of Fair Representation case…

Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Summer Associate Class

June 30, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to welcome the addition of six summer associates to the firm. Jaleelah Abdulai, Zach Holdsman, Skyler…