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The End May Be Nigh For FACTA Claims

October 11, 2017

Law360

Until last month, the Eleventh Circuit appeared to be the last place for class action plaintiffs to pursue run-of-the-mill statutory…

Second Impact Syndrome: Diagnosis versus Myth

September 13, 2017

Concussion Litigation Reporter

On November 5, 2005, La Salle University’s Preston Plevretes took a massive blow to the head during a college football…

The Government’s Misguided Effort to Criminalize Politics As Usual Turns Out to Be a Bridge Too Far

August 22, 2017

ABA White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter

Pennsylvania’s First Senatorial District has the dubious distinction of being the only Senatorial District in Pennsylvania where, since its creation…

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Restricts Sale of Parklands

July 26, 2017

Montgomery McCracken

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

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

Technical.ly Philly

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

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

Law360

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

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

Legal Aspects of Concussion: The Ever-Evolving Standard of Care

March 13, 2017

National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Inc., Journal of Athletic Training

Today, when an athlete is catastrophically injured while playing a sport, litigation often follows. The likelihood of litigation is even…

Post-Spokeo, Not All Statutory Violations Are Created Equal

February 10, 2017

Law360

When the U.S. Supreme Court decided Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), a little over a year…

The Saga of the Athos I Litigation Continues: Recent Decision on Safe Berth Warranty and Wharfinger’s Negligence

January 30, 2017

Eugene J. O'Connor

In a meticulous 174-page Opinion handed down on July 25, 2016, following an 8-week trial held in the spring of…

The U.S. House just passed a bill that will make startup demo days more accessible

January 13, 2017

Technical.ly Philly

On Tuesday, January 10, the U.S. House of Representatives once again passed a bill designed to make it easier for…

What Bai Brands’ $1.7 billion exit could mean for Philly startups

December 28, 2016

Technical.ly Philly

Bai means “pure” in Mandarin Chinese but it may begin to mean something else for startups in the Philadelphia area,…

A Disparaging Trademark

December 20, 2016

IP Litigator

Montgomery McCracken associate James L. Gannon, II authored the article, “A Disparaging Trademark?” The article on Asian-American rock band The Slants…

The Post-Daimler Split On In Personam Jurisdiction

September 19, 2016

Law360

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman has altered the legal landscape as to where a corporate defendant, foreign or…

“Therapy Animals” Unleashed in University Housing

June 16, 2016

The University of Nebraska at Kearney signed a consent order with the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Kent State…

What lawyers should know about “Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark”

June 8, 2016

Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark – or “GRESB” as it is commonly known – is emerging as the leading way…

EPA’s Use of Emergency Administrative Orders Under the Safe Drinking Water Act

May 26, 2016

Westlaw Journal Environmental

It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an emergency administrative…