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

October 13, 2017


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

Pennsylvania Powerhouse: Montgomery McCracken

September 29, 2017


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…

Strong Pa. Business Base Helps Powerhouse Firms Thrive

September 25, 2017


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…

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, 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,…

Norwegian Must Arbitrate Fuel Row, Supplier Says

September 8, 2017


A bankrupt marine fuel supplier has asked a Connecticut federal judge to dismiss Norwegian Cruise Line’s suit stemming from bunkers it…

US Judge Seeks Input On English Ruling In Similar Fuel Row

September 5, 2017


A Connecticut federal judge in a case involving a bankrupt marine fuel supplier and Norwegian Cruise Line advised counsel for both sides…

Screws Are Defined By Their Anchor, Gov’t Tells Fed. Circ.

September 5, 2017


A U.S. Court of International Trade judge mistakenly halved a Canadian fastener company’s import tariffs because it didn’t focus on…

Norwegian Cruise Lines Can’t Block Arbitration, Court Told

August 28, 2017


A bankrupt marine fuel supplier asked a Connecticut federal court on Friday not to block it from pursuing London arbitration…

Summer Associates Get Legal Business Boot Camp at Montgomery McCracken

July 28, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Mara Smith, an aspiring lawyer who just took the bar exam, said her summer associate experience set her apart from…

How the Supreme Court Has Reined in Federal Prosecutors

July 17, 2017

Federal prosecutors have taken it on the chin in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that pushed back against the government’s…

3rd Circ. TCPA Ruling Saps Spokeo Defenses In Class Actions

July 12, 2017


A recent Third Circuit ruling allowing a woman to bring a suit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act over a…

Law firm mergers are on a record pace

July 6, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Montgomery McCracken was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer article “Law firm mergers are on a record pace,” for adding four lawyers during the…

Judge Gives Preliminary OK to $9 Million Accord Over TD Bank Coin-Counting Machine Malfunctions

June 29, 2017

New Jersey Law Journal

A federal judge in Camden granted preliminary approval on Tuesday to a $9 million settlement by TD Bank of litigation…

Top Product Liability Cases Of 2017: Midyear Report

June 26, 2017


The Supreme Court ruling in Microsoft Corp. v. Seth Baker was featured on Law360‘s Top Product Liability Cases of 2017:…

14 lawyers inspired by startup ‘godfather’ Steve Goodman

June 22, 2017 Philly

When Eamon Gallagher started at Drexel Law in 2010, it was clear that Steve Goodman was the lawyer to emulate…