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‘Hope Is Not a Strategy’ for Midsize Law Firms in NY. Here’s What Works

July 3, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer

The New York Legal market throws up two big obstacles for midsize law firms: great expense and intense competition. But…

Settlement Issues May Force 9th Circ. Rethink Of Hyundai Kia

June 29, 2018

Law360

Consumer class action settlements are hitting snags after the Ninth Circuit ruled in January that courts must weigh whether varying…

Funds Prop Up Merger Price Case Filings Despite Risks

June 22, 2018

Bloomberg Law

A handful of investment funds is keeping alive what once was an uber-popular strategy of using the courts to challenge…

New Study Undercuts EPA Safety Limit for Chemicals

June 21, 2018

The Intelligencer

Safety limits proposed in a new draft study are lower than those behind the EPA’s recommended limits for chemicals in…

Podcast: Lessons from the bid-rigging trial

June 12, 2018

The Bond Buyer

Partner Lathrop B. Nelson discusses the United States v. Carollo, Grimm and Goldberg municipal bond case, and its overturn on…

Partner, Founder’s Grandson Returns to Montgomery McCracken

June 6, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer

A lawyer with deep ties to Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has re-joined the firm as a partner after nearly…

Hertz Investor Sues Board, CEO In Del. Over Restatements

May 31, 2018

Law360

A Hertz Global Holdings Inc. investor has sued the rental company’s directors, CEO and former CEO in Delaware’s Chancery Court, seeking…

3rd Circ. Won’t Revisit Citgo’s $100M Oil Spill Liability

May 31, 2018

Law360

The Third Circuit declined Wednesday to revisit a decision that made three Citgo units liable for most of a $100 million-plus oil…

Big Fox shareholder urges Rupert Murdoch to overlook his self interest and consider Comcast cash deal

May 25, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Warning of conflicts of interest within the Murdoch family, a U.K. hedge fund with $5.3 billion in 21st Century Fox…

What to Do When Workplace Relationships Lead to Harassment

May 15, 2018

SHRM

Sexual harassment prevention and response are hot topics right now, but HR professionals may still be wondering how to navigate…

Employment Pro Rejoins Montgomery McCracken From LeClairRyan

May 3, 2018

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has re-recruited another lawyer in its labor and employment practice, taking partner Carmon Popler from LeClairRyan. Popler…

CRE Questions Unanswered In Treasury Guidance On New Business Interest Deduction Limit

April 11, 2018

GlobeSt.com

The notice does provide some helpful guidance to C Corporations but there are still unanswered questions about commercial real estate…

3rd Circuit adds to Citgo’s bill for 2004 oil spill near Philadelphia

March 29, 2018

Reuters

A federal appeals court on Thursday added to the $120 million in damages that Citgo must pay for cleanup costs…

3rd Circ. Ups Citgo’s Tab In Fight Over $100M Spill Judgment

March 29, 2018

Law360

The Third Circuit handed down a precedential opinion Thursday that saddled three Citgo units with the lion’s share of liability for a…

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee – Member Spotlight on Ernest D. Holtzheimer

February 28, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

Montgomery McCracken attorney Ernest D. Holtzheimer was recently featured in the ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee’s Member Spotlight….

Pa. Ruling May Spur More Class Suits Against In-State Cos.

February 23, 2018

Law360

In the wake of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court finding that nonresidents can sue Pennsylvania businesses over out-of-state transactions under the state’s…

Former Morgan Stanley Broker Says Firm Destroyed Evidence

February 22, 2018

ThinkAdvisor

Todd Walker says a FINRA arb panel failed to consider that Morgan Stanley shredded hundreds of boxes of his records…

Insider Tips Case Shows 3rd Circ.’s Caution On Sentencings

February 16, 2018

Law360

A recent Third Circuit opinion that scrapped a nearly four-year prison sentence for a former Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP managing clerk…

Court Watchers See Pa. GOP’s Gerrymandering Appeal as a Long Shot

January 30, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer

The recent decision to void Pennsylvania’s congressional map over gerrymandering concerns may cause some confusion in the upcoming election, but,…

Why The Tax Law Might Turn Your Lenders Into Investors

January 29, 2018

GlobeSt.com

WASHINGTON, DC–One provision of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, namely section 163(j), has implications that could turn lenders into…