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United States Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreements May Waive Employees’ Rights to Bring Class Actions

May 22, 2018


By Frank A. Chernak and Miriam H. Straus

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that arbitration agreements between employees and employers waiving employees’ rights to…

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…


Blogs


Bylined Articles

Go East, Angel Investors: Tax Incentives In Delaware Tech

June 11, 2018

Law360
By Ernie Holtzheimer

On May 24, 2018, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed into law House Bill 170, the Angel Investor Job Creation and…

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

June 1, 2018

Pennsylvania Bar Association

This post was co-authored by Michael C. Witsch and Robert H. Bender, associates in the firm’s Business Litigation and Products Liability practice group….

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…


In the News

Podcast: Lessons from the bid-rigging trial

June 12, 2018

The Bond Buyer
By Paul Burton

Partner Lathrop B. Nelson discusses the United States v. Carollo, Grimm and Goldberg municipal bond case, and its overturn on…

Partner, Founder’s Grandson Returns to Montgomery McCracken

June 6, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

A lawyer with deep ties to Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has re-joined the firm as a partner after nearly…

Hiring a New Building Super

May 31, 2018

The Cooperator
By A.J. Sidransky

Co-op and condo buildings are complex social communities.  At the heart of many of these communities is the superintendent.  The…

Hertz Investor Sues Board, CEO In Del. Over Restatements

May 31, 2018

Law360
By Jeff Montgomery

A Hertz Global Holdings Inc. investor has sued the rental company’s directors, CEO and former CEO in Delaware’s Chancery Court, seeking…


Press Releases

Ernest D. Holtzheimer Named to Top 40 Young Lawyers List by the American Bar Association

June 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D. Holtzheimer was named to the “On the Rise – Top…

Partner Michael J. Fekete Named Government Relations Chair of the International Council of Shopping Centers for Southern New Jersey

June 20, 2018

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Michael J. Fekete has been named Government Relations…

Montgomery McCracken’s Class Action Defense Group Named a Litigation Department of the Year by Legal Intelligencer

June 19, 2018

Pictured – back row standing (left to right): Brett M. Waldron, David F. Herman, Erin A. Novak, Peter Breslauer, Patrick…

Stephen G. Rhoads Rejoins Montgomery McCracken

June 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 6, 2018 – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Stephen G. Rhoads has rejoined the firm…