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3rd Circuit adds to Citgo’s bill for 2004 oil spill near Philadelphia

March 29, 2018


A federal appeals court on Thursday added to the $120 million in damages that Citgo must pay for cleanup costs…

3rd Circ. Ups Citgo’s Tab In Fight Over $100M Spill Judgment

March 29, 2018


The Third Circuit handed down a precedential opinion Thursday that saddled three Citgo units with the lion’s share of liability for a…

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee – Member Spotlight on Ernest D. Holtzheimer

February 28, 2018

ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee (February 2018 issue)

Montgomery McCracken attorney Ernest D. Holtzheimer was recently featured in the ABA Young Lawyers Division Business Law Committee’s Member Spotlight….

Pa. Ruling May Spur More Class Suits Against In-State Cos.

February 23, 2018


In the wake of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court finding that nonresidents can sue Pennsylvania businesses over out-of-state transactions under the state’s…

Former Morgan Stanley Broker Says Firm Destroyed Evidence

February 22, 2018


Todd Walker says a FINRA arb panel failed to consider that Morgan Stanley shredded hundreds of boxes of his records…

Insider Tips Case Shows 3rd Circ.’s Caution On Sentencings

February 16, 2018


A recent Third Circuit opinion that scrapped a nearly four-year prison sentence for a former Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP managing clerk…

Court Watchers See Pa. GOP’s Gerrymandering Appeal as a Long Shot

January 30, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer

The recent decision to void Pennsylvania’s congressional map over gerrymandering concerns may cause some confusion in the upcoming election, but,…

Why The Tax Law Might Turn Your Lenders Into Investors

January 29, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC–One provision of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, namely section 163(j), has implications that could turn lenders into…

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…