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9th Circ. Sets High Bar For Nationwide Class Settlements

January 25, 2018

Law360

Multistate consumer class action settlements will have to clear a higher bar before scoring approval, experts say, after the Ninth…

A C Corp. Or A Pass-Through Entity?

January 23, 2018

GlobeSt.com

WASHINGTON, DC–The Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. There…

Report on AHLA’s Networking Breakfast: “Making the Most of your Mentor Relationships”

January 2, 2018

American Health Lawyers Association - Connections December 2017 Issue

On November 7, 2017, AHLA’s Women’s Leadership Council and Young Professionals Council co-sponsored the “Making the Most of your Mentor…

The Many Unknowns In The Tax Bill’s CRE Provisions

January 2, 2018

GlobeSt.com

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act is the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. Little wonder,…

Ask Real Estate: Can I Divide My Apartment Into Two?

January 1, 2018

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My wife and…

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017

Law360

Multidistrict litigation dockets sizzled in 2017 with a spate of notable bellwether trials and a handful of attention-grabbing settlements, as…

Hey, Rosie O’Donnell: It’s Illegal to Offer Cash to GOP Senators to Switch Vote on Tax Bill

December 20, 2017

TheWrap

But legal experts tell TheWrap the comic is unlikely to be prosecuted even if her tweet was serious On Tuesday,…

Blagojevich, Silver Seek Clarity from SCOTUS Post-McDonnell

December 19, 2017

Bloomberg Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has at least two opportunities this term to take up a case that could further define…

Can Concussion Litigation Make the Leap to Products Liability?

December 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Sports-related concussion litigation has been expanding across the country, with everything from the NFL and colleges to high schools and…

Q&A: Quorum and Board Elections

December 7, 2017

The Cooperator

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker was featured in The Cooperator’s December Q&A column. Q. Can an election for the purpose of electing board…

How Transparent Should Boards Be – Understanding What Information to Provide Owners and Shareholders

November 13, 2017

The Cooperator

Living in and running a co-op or condo can be stressful. And it’s understandable that both the board of an association…

The Apartment Is Great but the Hallway Smells Awful. What Now?

October 28, 2017

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My husband and…

Non-Resident Board Members – How Do They Affect Operations?

October 26, 2017

The Cooperator

For many reasons, common-interest communities such as co-ops, condominiums, and HOAs prefer that the people living in the community’s units…

Why Transfer Fees? – The Potential Value for Your Building or HOA

October 26, 2017

The Cooperator

Maintaining a residential cooperative or condo association does not come cheap. Shareholders and unit owners contribute regular maintenance payments, to…

Much Too Scary – Tales of Condo and Co-op Horrors

October 26, 2017

The Cooperator

Halloween is right around the corner and everyone knows what that means: spooky season is back, baby, and once-brave citizens…

OW Bunker Tells 2nd Circ. Subcontractors Can’t Claim Fuel

October 13, 2017

Law360

Bankrupt marine fuel supplier and trader O.W. Bunker AS on Thursday urged the Second Circuit to affirm that several liens…

Philadelphia firms are active buyers as legal industry on record-setting M&A pace

October 6, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal

Montgomery McCracken was noted in the Philadelphia Business Journal article “Philadelphia firms are active buyers as legal industry on record-setting M&A pace,” for…

Board Transparency – Consistent Communication Is Key

October 3, 2017

The Cooperator

Community living – the very basis of co-op, condo and HOA life — is based on the idea of trust….

Pennsylvania Powerhouse: Montgomery McCracken

September 29, 2017

Law360

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP’s Philadelphia litigators gained national attention in the last year for their role knocking down class…

Rutgers Law Students Represent Prison Inmates in Civil Rights Cases

September 29, 2017

Rutgers Law School

Some Rutgers Law School students are receiving actual legal work experience by representing pro se litigants through a federal court…