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Court fight brewing over medical marijuana facility

September 9, 2017

The Times-Tribune

A weed war is brewing between two companies that sought permits to open a medical marijuana growing facility in Scranton….

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…

Pa. Marijuana Grower Failed to Disclose Probe, Suit Says

September 8, 2017


A medical marijuana company filed suit in Pennsylvania state court on Friday saying that a rival won a lucrative growing…

Sparking a marijuana war: rival wants Pa. to drop grower under criminal investigation

September 8, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program took an ugly turn Friday as a Scranton-based company sought an injunction demanding that the state…

Fights Over Medical Marijuana Licenses Land in Pa. Court

September 8, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

Two aspiring medical marijuana companies have filed lawsuits against the Pennsylvania Department of Health over its medical cannabis licensing process….

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…

Kids who killed could get a break

August 14, 2017

The Standard-Speaker

A drifter convicted of brutally killing two people 18 years ago has a better chance at freedom because of a…

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…

After Penn State, Kane Cases, Court Launches Grand Jury Review

July 21, 2017

The Legal Intelligencer

In the wake of several high-profile grand jury investigations in Pennsylvania, the state Supreme Court has enlisted a team to re-evaluate how…

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…

Against prediction, Philadelphia law firms surviving, growing

July 13, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal

Montgomery McCracken was noted in The Philadelphia Business Journal article “Against prediction, Philadelphia law firms surviving, growing,” for adding four-lawyer…

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…

How a Co-op Divvies Up Its Shares

July 2, 2017

The New York Times

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. In 1981, my…

Ex-Philly DA’s Mid-Trial Plea Shows Fear Of Lengthy Sentence

June 30, 2017


Former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams read the writing on the wall with Thursday’s surprise guilty plea to one count…

Can My Adult Child Live in My Co-op Without Me?

June 29, 2017

The Cooperator

Julie Schechter, a co-op/condo attorney and associate with Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads in Manhattan, explains:  “Technically, it’s like a…

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:…