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NJ’s Would-Be 1st Black Female Justice Gets Committee Nod

August 24, 2020


A New Jersey legislative committee on Monday unanimously advanced the state Supreme Court nomination of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP partner…

Fabiana Pierre-Louis’ Supreme Court Nomination Passes Committee

August 24, 2020

New Jersey Law Journal

The panel was unanimous in voting to send her nomination to the full Senate for a confirmation vote this Thursday….

N.J. Senate committee unanimously approves nomination for state’s first Black female Supreme Court justice

August 24, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

A key New Jersey Senate panel on Monday unanimously approved Gov. Phil Murphy’s nominee for the state Supreme Court, moving…

Daughter of Immigrants to Be 1st Black Woman on N.J. Supreme Court

August 24, 2020

New York Times

Fabiana Pierre-Louis, 39, will also be the only Black judge currently seated on the state’s highest court. Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a…

Pyxus Ch. 11 Confirmation Hinges On Asset Valuation Reports

August 19, 2020


The evidentiary record in tobacco grower Pyxus International’s Chapter 11 plan confirmation trial closed Wednesday, leaving a Delaware bankruptcy judge…

In Favor of the Nomination of Fabiana Pierre-Louis

August 16, 2020

New Jersey Law Journal

We trust there will be an expeditious confirmation process which will lead to a transition permitting the new justice to…

Pierre-Louis’ Supreme Court Nomination Scheduled for Aug. 24 Committee Hearing

July 27, 2020

The New Jersey Law Journal

Fabiana Pierre-Louis is poised to become the first African American woman and only the third Black justice to serve on…

Montgomery McCracken To Probe Philly PD Protest Response

July 20, 2020


The city of Philadelphia announced Monday that it has tapped Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP as part of an investigation into the…

DA Krasner threatens to charge federal agents if they act in Philadelphia

July 20, 2020

KYW Newsradio

Mayor Jim Kenney said the city would resist any effort by the Trump administration to send federal agents here after…

New Jersey’s Supreme Court nominee credits her success to humble roots as a first-generation Haitian American

June 29, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

As a youngster, Fabiana Pierre-Louis often spoke up for her three older siblings, skillfully pleading their cases like a defense…

Litigation Attorney Returns to Montgomery McCracken as Partner

June 26, 2020

Delaware Law Weekly

R. Montgomery Donaldson rejoined Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads in its Wilmington office, where he will serve as partner in…

NJ High Court Pick Would Restore Diversity On State Bench

June 19, 2020


New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent nomination of an attorney who would be the first Black woman on the state…

Lawsuit over rare “Magic: The Gathering” cards heading to trial after $177K deal blown up

June 17, 2020

Pennsylvania Record

A six-figure financial dispute between collectors of rare “Magic: The Gathering” playing cards that is centered on fraud accusations is…

Fabiana Pierre-Louis: Daughter Of Haitian Immigrants, NJ Supreme Court Nominee

June 16, 2020

The Haitian Times

Growing up, Fabiana Pierre-Louis said her parents would jokingly tell her she should become an “avoka” ‒ the Creole word…

Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Back Seasoned Partner

June 12, 2020


Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP recently welcomed back to its ranks as a partner in its Wilmington office an experienced…

How Fabiana Pierre-Louis ‘Just Ultimately Stood Out’ Among Governor’s Inner Circle, and Beyond

June 10, 2020

New Jersey Law Journal

“When you have that set of references, it’s pretty powerful,” Gov. Phil Murphy’s chief counsel Matt Platkin said of Pierre-Louis….

New Jersey governor to name first black woman to state’s Supreme Court

June 6, 2020


Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday his intention to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the New Jersey Supreme Court. Upon confirmation by…

Murphy to name first black woman to state’s Supreme Court

June 5, 2020


New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday he would nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court, making her the…

Gov. Phil Murphy Announces Intent To Nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis To Serve On New Jersey Supreme Court

June 5, 2020

CBS Philly

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday he would nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court, making her the…

The New Jersey Supreme Court is poised to have its first black female justice

June 5, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday that he would nominate Cherry Hill lawyer Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court, where…