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9th Circ. Sets High Bar For Nationwide Class Settlements

January 25, 2018


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

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

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

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017


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


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…

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…