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NJ Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question FAQ

October 12, 2020

On November 3, 2020, the citizens of New Jersey will answer Public Question 1, the Marijuana Legalization Amendment, which proposes…

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…


Bylined Articles

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…

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…

In the News

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…

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…

Press Releases

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…

A. Nicole Phillips Selected as Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction Honoree

October 6, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that A. Nicole Phillips has been selected as a 2020 Philadelphia Business Journal Women…

Frank A. Chernak Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers

October 5, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Frank A. Chernak has been inducted as a fellow to the American College…

Stephanie K. Benecchi Appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee

October 1, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Stephanie K. Benecchi has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Ethics…