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EEOC and OSHA Update Guidance on Key Considerations Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 10, 2021

As businesses seek to re-open and return to pre-pandemic work environments, employers should know that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Is Not Nearly As Broad As Some Prosecutors Claim: Van Buren v. U.S.

June 4, 2021

I Find Authority Always Wins, or how a police officer – bribed to check a license plate – got SCOTUS…

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Fair Use Defense Under Copyright Law as Tech Innovators Win Significant Victory in Google v. Oracle

April 12, 2021

On April 5, 2021, the United States Supreme Court held that tech giant Google, which used code from the Oracle-owned…

Philadelphia Requires Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave for Related Reasons

April 7, 2021

Effective March 29, 2021, Philadelphia amended and expanded the Public Health Emergency Leave (“PHEL”) requirements to provide up to 80…


Ahead of the Class

March 15, 2021

Bylined Articles

Legal Brief: 9 Ways to Mitigate 3G Sunset Liability

May 14, 2021

Security Business Magazine

As carriers push forward to end 3G, there are several steps integrators should take to protect their business. Technological advances…

CFPB Adopts Strict Liability Standard for Debt Collectors Who Sue or Threaten Suit Over Time-Barred Debt

April 30, 2021

The Temple 10-Q
By Rachel L. Goodman, David Dormont, and Edward L. Schnitzer

On January 19, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final debt collection rules in the Federal Register,…

Legal Brief: Peeping Tom Reveals Privacy Vulnerabilities

April 9, 2021

Security Business Magazine

Technician’s crimes should prompt alarm company owners to reassess customer privacy. Back in Oct. 2018, I wrote about a young…

Dismissal of Chapter 11 Case Calls Into Question Bankruptcy Protections for Cannabis Companies

March 24, 2021

The Temple 10-Q
By Rachel L. Goodman, Georgette Castner, and Edward L. Schnitzer

Despite a company’s claim that it deals only in legal hemp products, in January, a federal court denied the company’s…

In the News

Renowned Philly Defense Atty Joins Montgomery McCracken

May 12, 2021

Law360 Pulse
By James Boyle

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP has added a Philadelphia lawyer with an established reputation as one of the city’s…

Montgomery McCracken Starts Firmwide Digital Crisis Group

April 6, 2021

By James Boyle

Growing requests for legal advice from clients experiencing an online or social media emergency led Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP to…

How Montgomery McCracken Popped Pa. Liquor Control Fight

April 2, 2021

Law360 Pulse
By James Boyle

A plain reading of a Pennsylvania statute and a little common sense helped four attorneys from Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads…

Pa. Supreme Court upholds ruling that the PLCB illegally restricted wine shipping

March 26, 2021

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Harold Brubaker

Pa. Supreme Court agrees that PLCB did ‘self-govern’ wine distribution to retailers and restaurants. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday…

Press Releases

Nine Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

May 26, 2021

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super…

Ernest D. Holtzheimer Elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

May 20, 2021

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D. Holtzheimer has been elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys and Maritime and Transportation Practice Ranked in Chambers USA 2021

May 20, 2021

Montgomery McCracken has been awarded a Band 3 ranking in Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (New York) by Chambers and Partners in…

Montgomery McCracken Advises The Steer Group in Its Acquisition of Fourth Economy Consulting, Inc.

May 19, 2021

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the successful representation of The Steer Group, a global business consultancy firm headquartered in…