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Renting Your Home Out, By the Hour

March 10, 2017

New York Times

Like other New Yorkers, Alex Story occasionally rents out her home through Airbnb, relinquishing her East Village townhouse to strangers…

Montgomery McCracken Nabs Ex-Buchanan Ingersoll Litigator

March 8, 2017


Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP has landed a former Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC trial lawyer with a wide-ranging litigation practice to…

Experts Offer Tips on Best Board Practices

March 2, 2017

The Cooperator

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker spoke on “Best Practices for Cooperative and Condominium Boards,” on February 22, 2017. The…

20 Years After Biondi

February 16, 2017

The Cooperator

Despite the fact that most people would agree that discrimination is a bad thing, discrimination persists, which suggests either that…

Farnese acquitted of corruption charges in federal trial

February 2, 2017

Metro Philly

A Democratic state senator from Philadelphia beat the U.S. government Wednesday and walked out of federal court after being acquitted…

Philadelphia jury says state Sen. Larry Farnese not guilty on fraud charges

February 1, 2017


A federal jury has acquitted state Sen. Larry Farnese of all charges after a five-day trial. He was accused of…

Federal Jury Acquits Farnese in Bribery Case

February 1, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

After a five-day trial, state Sen. Lawrence Farnese and Philadelphia Democratic committeewoman Ellen Chapman were acquitted in federal court today…

Pennsylvania senator acquitted in ward election case

February 1, 2017

Morning Times

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal court jury acquitted a Pennsylvania senator Wednesday of charges he spent $6,000 in campaign money…

State Sen. Larry Farnese Acquitted of Bribery Charges

February 1, 2017

Philadelphia Magazine

A federal jury has acquitted Sen. Larry Farnese of bribery charges leveled against him last May after he was accused…

Farnese acquitted in federal fraud trial

February 1, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted State Sen. Larry Farnese of conspiracy and fraud charges, rejecting what his lawyers had…

Jury Finds Pa. State Sen. Not Guilty on Vote Buying Charges

February 1, 2017


A Pennsylvania state senator escaped charges that he bribed a local Democratic committee member to support his candidacy to become…

What Does ‘Sexual Harassment’ Mean Today?

January 31, 2017


After flaring up as a hot topic 25 years ago at the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas to the U.S….

Lawyers make final pitches to jurors in Farnese’s federal fraud trial

January 30, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

In their final pitch to the jury, prosecutors in Larry Farnese’s federal fraud trial painted the state senator as so…

Pa. Pol’s Vote-Buying Charges Headed To Jury

January 30, 2017


A Pennsylvania federal jury is poised to begin deliberating whether a state senator bribed a local Democratic party figure to…

Battle Heats Up Over Ownership Of ‘Worst Movie Ever Made’

January 30, 2017


Montgomery McCracken attorney James L. Gannon, II was quoted on on an article about independent film Manos: The Hands of Fate…

Is federal fraud case against Farnese falling apart? Judge: ‘It’s terribly close’

January 27, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The judge presiding over State Sen. Larry Farnese’s federal fraud trial said the defense made “strong” arguments Thursday seeking to…

Farnese lawyer: If $6K payment harmed rival and consultant, where’s their outrage?

January 26, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

If, as prosecutors tell it, State Sen. Larry Farnese stole a 2011 election for ward leader with a $6,000 bribe,…

“Growing Consensus” Over Who Should Be Paid Disputed OW Bunker Bills

January 25, 2017

Ship and Bunker

An order and opinion by United States District Judge Valerie E. Caproni earlier this month has added to a “growing…

Vote-Buying Charge Slammed As Pa. Politician’s Trial Opens

January 24, 2017


A Pennsylvania state senator’s federal bribery trial kicked off on Tuesday with opening statements accusing prosecutors of cynically casting an…

When Is a Love Connection a Conflict of Interest?

January 21, 2017

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Montgomery McCracken partner Phyllis…