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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds PA Employers Have an Affirmative Duty to Protect Employee Data

November 28, 2018

By Michael B. Hayes and Kelly K. Huff

As the calendar year begins to wind down, employers across the Commonwealth need to perk up.  On November 21, 2018,…

Title IX Update: DoE Releases Significant Proposed Changes

November 16, 2018

By Paul W. Apicella

This morning the Department of Education released a revised draft of proposed changes to regulations governing the obligations of higher…

The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act

October 3, 2018

Beginning on October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (“the Act”) will require employers to provide paid…

New York State and New York City Anti-Harassment Laws

September 25, 2018

New York State and New York City have each recently enacted laws in regard to sexual harassment in the work…


Bylined Articles

New rules for nursing home administrators put residents at risk

December 6, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Mara I. Smith

Over the last 12 months, both the federal and Pennsylvania governments have taken actions that could significantly impact safety at…

When Expert Testimony Is Required to Prove Allegations of Online Misconduct

December 4, 2018

For The Defense | Vol. 3, Issue 4
By John J. Powell and James M. Becker

Your client is accused of engaging in misconduct on the Internet. Does your opponent need to call an expert witness…

Breaking Barriers for the Baby Boomer Burden: How Removing Interstate Provider Licensure for Telemedicine Can Alleviate Impending Health Care Costs

November 7, 2018

Health Care Liability & Litigation Newsletter

In March 2018, the United States Census Bureau projected that by 2030, all baby boomers will be over the age…

From ‘all natural’ advertising to PR nightmare… Reflections on Rice v. National Beverage Corp (LaCroix)

October 17, 2018

Food Navigator USA
By Stephanie Benecchi

It’s a food and beverage manufacturer’s nightmare: the headline on People Magazine’s website announces you were sued in a class…

In the News

Q&A: My HDFC Co-op Won’t Transfer My Late Father’s Shares to Me

December 6, 2018

The Cooperator
By Andrew P. Brucker

Montgomery McCracken partner Andrew P. Brucker was featured in The Cooperator’s December Q&A column. Q. I am an original and current shareholder in an…

Court Silences Woman Who Spoke Out About Grandchild’s Abuse in Philadelphia Foster Care

November 28, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By P.J. D'Annunzio

Virginia McKale, who was featured in an October Legal Intelligencer article about systemic problems in Philadelphia’s child welfare system in…

What Betsy DeVos’ new sexual misconduct regulations mean for victims, the accused, and schools

November 16, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Anna Orso

The Trump administration on Friday announced an overhaul to how schools deal with allegations of sexual misconduct, drastically narrowing the…

Pa. Firms Active in Industrywide IP Hiring Spree

October 8, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

It’s been an active year for intellectual property hiring across the country, and Pennsylvania firms are no exception to the…

Press Releases

Stephen G. Rhoads and John M. Myers Speak at the Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Ethics Conference

December 4, 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Stephen G. Rhoads and John M. Myers, members of Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department, spoke at the Pennsylvania Association…

Partner Bree Archambault Elected to the Advisory Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of Back on My Feet

November 20, 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Bree Archambault, a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Business Department, has been elected to the Advisory Board of the…

Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Two Associates

November 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of two associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Kelly K….

Montgomery McCracken Adds Bree Archambault as Partner in Business Department

November 8, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Bree Archambault has joined the firm as a partner in its Business Department….