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Recent Employment Laws Relating to Hiring

May 25, 2017

By Andrew P. Brucker and Marijana Predovan

In the last few years, new state and local laws have changed the types of questions, investigation, and considerations that…

New Local Law 140 of 2016 Protects Freelance Workers

May 15, 2017

By Marijana Predovan and Howard Schechter

A New York City law protecting freelance workers took effect on May 15, 2017.  It broadly applies to all employers…

Is the Verdict Still Out on Whether, Post-Tincher, Defense Evidence of a Product’s Compliance with Regulatory and Industry Standards is Admissible at the Trial of a Pennsylvania Strict Product Liability Case?

May 9, 2017

Albert L. Piccerilli

In Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., 104 A.3d 328 (Pa. 2014), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed course by overruling its…

Agreement Conveying Nominal Ownership Share in a Sailboat is Maritime When the Principal Objective of the Agreement was to Convey Exclusive Use of the Sailboat

March 3, 2017

By Robert E. O'Connor

In Federal Insurance Company v Speedboat Racing Ltd, Senior District Judge Haight considered liability for damages to a sailboat which…


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The Soda Tax in Court
June 15, 2017

Bylined Articles

Advancing Your Career with Grit, a Growth Mindset and Relationships

June 12, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

It is no secret that success in the legal profession, at a minimum, requires ­professional excellence, dedication and hard work….

Juries Must Know About Products’ Standards Compliance

May 31, 2017

By Albert L. Piccerilli

In Tincher v. Omega Flex Inc., 104 A.3d 328 (Pa. 2014), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed course by overruling its…

Could the proposed Pa. tech tax threaten Philly’s status as a ‘lean startup’s paradise’?

May 18, 2017

If you are running a tech company in Philadelphia and happen to be thinking about taxes, you may want to…

The Delaware Supreme Court Confirms That New Castle County’s Unified Development Code Is Constitutional

March 24, 2017

American Bar Association
By Sidney Libesman, Lisa Zwally Brown, William Burton

Facts and Procedural History On December 7, 2016, the Delaware Supreme Court sitting en banc heard oral argument in Golf…

In the News

Attys Dish On Escobar’s FCA Impact 1 Year Later

June 16, 2017

By Jeff Overley

The U.S. Supreme Court‘s decision one year ago in Universal Health Services v. Escobar has jolted False Claims Act litigation…

Hafer’s Plea Deal a ‘Sensible’ Defense Strategy, Observers Say

June 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By P.J. D'Annunzio 
and Zack Needles

Despite Richard Ireland’s success in avoiding a bribery conviction in March, white-collar attorneys said it was a “sensible” move for…

William Kaufman adds three new tenants at 437 Madison Ave.

May 30, 2017

New York Post
By Steve Cuozzo

Montgomery McCracken’s expanded space in the New York office was mentioned in the New York Post. The office is expanding by…

Defense lawyers voice concern about Amtrak charges

May 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Chris Mondics

At least one group of lawyers wasn’t clinking champagne flutes when state Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed criminal charges against…

Press Releases

Microsoft Wins Class Action Decision in the U.S. Supreme Court

June 15, 2017

On June 12, 2017, the United States Supreme Court decided Microsoft Corp. v. Baker and ruled unanimously that the federal…

Montgomery McCracken Receives “International Restructuring Deal of the Year” at the 9th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards

June 14, 2017

NEW YORK – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the firm has received “International Restructuring Deal of the Year” award…

Alexandra S. Jacobs Appointed to Kids Alley Board of Directors

June 12, 2017

CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Alexandra S. Jacobs has been appointed to the board…

Executive Chairman Richard L. Scheff Named President of the Partnership for After School Education (PASE)

June 7, 2017

NEW YORK – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce executive chairman Richard L. Scheff has been named president of the…