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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…

The Old-Fashioned Lobby Suggestion Box Gets a 21st-Century Upgrade

September 28, 2017

The Cooperator

Like just about everything else we encounter and use every day, the lines of communication in a co-op or condo…

Strong Pa. Business Base Helps Powerhouse Firms Thrive

September 25, 2017

Law360

The five firms named as Law360’s Pennsylvania Powerhouses for 2017 have taken advantage of the state’s historically deep legal talent…

$20M Aaron Hernandez Suit Faces Hurdles, Attorneys Say

September 22, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

The family of deceased professional football player Aaron Hernandez filed a $20 million lawsuit against the National Football League and…

Queens Condo Draws Attention Over Controversial Displays

September 22, 2017

The Cooperator

Earlier this month, Neal Milano, the property manager of a 47-unit condo building in Sunnyside, Queens, was arrested for allegedly…

Rejoining Old Firms, Partners Move Back, but Not Backward

September 18, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Switching firms usually means embracing change, not familiarity. But it was deja-vu all over again twice last week, with two…

Two homecomings highlight a busy period of post-Labor Day lawyer defections

September 15, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal

There has been a burst of post-Labor Day partner defections in the local legal community highlighted by two homecomings. Labor…

Montgomery McCracken Taps New L&E Leaders From Ballard Spahr

September 15, 2017

Law360

Law360, Philadelphia (September 15, 2017, 2:20 PM EDT) — Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP announced Friday it has lured…

Refilling L&E Practice, Two Rejoin Montgomery McCracken From Ballard Spahr

September 15, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Two labor and employment partners are returning to Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads after a 15-year stint at Ballard Spahr,…

The Headache of Living Next to Endless Construction

September 15, 2017

The New York Times

Here are some of the things that have shattered the skylight of the NoHo apartment owned by Jeffrey and Suzanne…