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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…


Bylined Articles

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Restricts Sale of Parklands

July 26, 2017

Brandon Matsnev

This article was authored by Brandon Matsnev, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. Last month, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided…

Why Exxon’s $20 million Clean Air Act penalty assessment loss is really a victory

July 17, 2017

Westlaw Journal Environmental
By Timothy J. Bergère

ExxonMobil Corp. was hit with the largest civil penalty assessment ever seen in a Clean Air Act citizen suit when…

What to make of the SEC’s rule change on confidential IPOs

July 11, 2017 Philly
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

Effective yesterday, July 10, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission expanded its confidential initial public offering filing option to…

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….

In the News

Kids who killed could get a break

August 14, 2017

The Standard-Speaker
By Terrie Morgan-Besecker

A drifter convicted of brutally killing two people 18 years ago has a better chance at freedom because of a…

Summer Associates Get Legal Business Boot Camp at Montgomery McCracken

July 28, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

Mara Smith, an aspiring lawyer who just took the bar exam, said her summer associate experience set her apart from…

After Penn State, Kane Cases, Court Launches Grand Jury Review

July 21, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

In the wake of several high-profile grand jury investigations in Pennsylvania, the state Supreme Court has enlisted a team to re-evaluate how…

How the Supreme Court Has Reined in Federal Prosecutors

July 17, 2017
By Marcia Coyle

Federal prosecutors have taken it on the chin in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that pushed back against the government’s…

Press Releases

Montgomery McCracken Adds Associate Jonathan D. Landua in Wilmington

August 16, 2017

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Jonathan D. Landua has joined the firm as an associate…

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of…

Ernest D. Holtzheimer Appointed Board Member of The Spruce Foundation

August 2, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Ernest D. Holtzheimer was recently appointed as a board member of…

Georgette Castner Appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character

July 31, 2017

CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce partner Georgette Castner was recently appointed by the New…