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Kids who killed could get a break

August 14, 2017

The Standard-Speaker

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

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

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

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

Against prediction, Philadelphia law firms surviving, growing

July 13, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal

Montgomery McCracken was noted in The Philadelphia Business Journal article “Against prediction, Philadelphia law firms surviving, growing,” for adding four-lawyer…

3rd Circ. TCPA Ruling Saps Spokeo Defenses In Class Actions

July 12, 2017


A recent Third Circuit ruling allowing a woman to bring a suit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act over a…

Law firm mergers are on a record pace

July 6, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Montgomery McCracken was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer article “Law firm mergers are on a record pace,” for adding four lawyers during the…

How a Co-op Divvies Up Its Shares

July 2, 2017

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. In 1981, my…

Ex-Philly DA’s Mid-Trial Plea Shows Fear Of Lengthy Sentence

June 30, 2017


Former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams read the writing on the wall with Thursday’s surprise guilty plea to one count…

Can My Adult Child Live in My Co-op Without Me?

June 29, 2017

The Cooperator

Julie Schechter, a co-op/condo attorney and associate with Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads in Manhattan, explains:  “Technically, it’s like a…

Judge Gives Preliminary OK to $9 Million Accord Over TD Bank Coin-Counting Machine Malfunctions

June 29, 2017

New Jersey Law Journal

A federal judge in Camden granted preliminary approval on Tuesday to a $9 million settlement by TD Bank of litigation…

Top Product Liability Cases Of 2017: Midyear Report

June 26, 2017


The Supreme Court ruling in Microsoft Corp. v. Seth Baker was featured on Law360‘s Top Product Liability Cases of 2017:…

The Business Downstairs: Plus or Minus?

June 24, 2017

The New York Times

For two decades, Marie Sacco has run her psychology practice out of a shared office in a prewar co-op on…

14 lawyers inspired by startup ‘godfather’ Steve Goodman

June 22, 2017 Philly

When Eamon Gallagher started at Drexel Law in 2010, it was clear that Steve Goodman was the lawyer to emulate…

Attys Dish On Escobar’s FCA Impact 1 Year Later

June 16, 2017


The U.S. Supreme Court‘s decision one year ago in Universal Health Services v. Escobar has jolted False Claims Act litigation…

Hafer’s Plea Deal a ‘Sensible’ Defense Strategy, Observers Say

June 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Despite Richard Ireland’s success in avoiding a bribery conviction in March, white-collar attorneys said it was a “sensible” move for…

William Kaufman adds three new tenants at 437 Madison Ave.

May 30, 2017

New York Post

Montgomery McCracken’s expanded space in the New York office was mentioned in the New York Post. The office is expanding by…

Defense lawyers voice concern about Amtrak charges

May 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

At least one group of lawyers wasn’t clinking champagne flutes when state Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed criminal charges against…

Q&A: Does a Board Resolution at a Mitchell-Lama Building Become Part of the House Rules?

May 16, 2017

The Cooperator

Q. When the board of a New York City Mitchell-Lama co-op requires the shareholders to purchase homeowners’ insurance, does the…

Warrington legislator hopes bill can force military’s hand in well cleanups

May 15, 2017

The Intelligencer

The military and the Bucks and Montgomery communities whose drinking water was polluted by chemicals used at area bases have…