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Legal Battles Over Trump Administration’s TikTok Ban Reach Appellate Courts

November 23, 2020

The fight between the Trump administration and popular video-sharing social network TikTok continues on multiple fronts.  TikTok and some of…

Maritime Attachment & Arrest

November 18, 2020

Maritime attachments and vessel arrests are very useful tools for maritime claimants.  The successful use of Rule B and Rule…

UPDATED – COVID-19 in New York: Essential Business, Law Firms, and State and Federal Courts

November 13, 2020

November 13, 2020 – UPDATE: Although it was serially extended over the past eight months, often on the day it…

New Jersey Voters Approve Marijuana Legalization Referendum

November 4, 2020

On November 3, 2020, the voters of New Jersey approved an amendment to the state constitution that legalizes the recreational…


Bylined Articles

Rebutting the Presumption of Insolvency During a Pandemic

November 2, 2020

American Bankruptcy Institute
By David Dormont, Edward L. Schnitzer and Joseph E. Samuel, Jr.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause harsh economic conditions throughout the U.S., many companies face the difficult prospect of…

Financial Responsibility: What About Taxes? 2 Tax Issues to Focus on During the Pandemic

October 22, 2020

Modern Contractor Solutions
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

PAYROLL TAXES HOLIDAY Contractors—like all employers—are responsible for withholding federal and—where applicable—state and local income taxes from employees’ paychecks, as…

US Courts Divided About Obligation to Provide Foreign Arbitrations with the Benefit of US Discovery Instruments. Will London Find the American Cupboard Bare?

October 12, 2020

International Maritime Law Seminar
By Vincent M. DeOrchis and Matteo Bonuzzi

28 USC §1782 is a US statute that allows foreign parties to a totally foreign court proceeding to access U.S….

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…

In the News

Montgomery Adds Atty To Helm New Sex Misconduct Group

November 20, 2020

By Kevin Penton

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP has added a former Fowler Hirtzel McNulty & Spaulding partner to its litigation department, the firm has…

Women of Distinction 2020: A. Nicole Tate Phillips, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

November 12, 2020

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Rebecca Logan

Montgomery McCracken partner Nicole Phillips was selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction 2020. The below profile originally…

Best of the Bar 2020: The Philadelphia Business Journal honors 40 top lawyers

October 29, 2020

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Montgomery McCracken partner William K. Kennedy was selected to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers in…

Philadelphia City Council Reviewing Police Department’s Alleged Excessive Force During George Floyd Protests

October 12, 2020

CBS Philly
By Joe Holden

Philadelphia City Council is taking a closer look at the police response to protests that erupted in Philadelphia following George…

Press Releases

Montgomery McCracken Adds Partner Ashley R. Lynam, Launches Sexual Misconduct Liability and Title IX/Institutional Response Practice Groups

November 19, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken announced today that Ashley R. Lynam has joined the firm in its Philadelphia office. Lynam…

Montgomery McCracken Named in 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 5, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that the firm was nationally ranked in four practice areas and regionally ranked in…

Three Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

October 28, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2020 New York…

Ernest D. Holtzheimer Selected to The Philadelphia Bar Association Business Law Section’s “Bar Stars”

October 9, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Ernest D. Holtzheimer has been named a “Bar Star” by the Philadelphia Bar…