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New NYC Laws Regarding Smoking

January 12, 2018


By Andrew P. Brucker and Marijana Predovan

Summary Owners of New York City residential buildings consisting of three or more units, whether a rental, a cooperative or…

Does a Co-op or Condo Need a Harassment Policy? Absolutely!

January 10, 2018


By Andrew P. Brucker

Introduction One cannot open a newspaper or listen to the news without hearing the latest reports of harassment.  And although…

Moldy Corn and Wrongful Arrest: The Potential Costs of Sloppy Paperwork

November 21, 2017


By Kaspar Kielland

In Casillo Commodities Italia S.p.a. v. M/V Long Cheer et al., Civ. No. 16-16612 (June 28, 2017), the charterer of…

The Definition of ‘Merchant’ in the Era of Blockchain Technology

November 20, 2017


By Wook Chung

When ocean freight remains unpaid or detention/demurrage charges are due and owing, ocean carriers typically claim against every party identified…


Blogs


Bylined Articles

JOBS Act changes could coax more ‘unicorns’ to IPO in 2018

January 15, 2018

Venture Beat
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

In just a one month span between December 2017 and January 2018, two late-stage unicorns (privately held companies that have…

Recent Verdict on Bunker Spill Case Brings Clarity to Third-Party Fault and Limitation of Liability Defense

December 18, 2017

Ship & Bunker
By Eugene J. O'Connor

The case of US v. American Commercial Lines, LLC, No. 16-31150 (5th Cir. Nov. 7, 2017), is the latest chapter…

Do it now! Tax reform actions that may be taken before Dec. 31

December 18, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Gary M. Edelson

It’s the holiday season and everyone has plenty of items on their “to do” list. The proposed tax reforms have created…

SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Completes Final Report and Recommendations

November 29, 2017

ABA Business Law Today
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (the Committee) has recently issued its Final Report, which includes several recommended…


In the News

Report on AHLA’s Networking Breakfast: “Making the Most of your Mentor Relationships”

January 2, 2018

American Health Lawyers Association - Connections December 2017 Issue
By Alex B. Foster

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

GlobeSt.com
By Erika Morphy

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

Ask Real Estate: Can I Divide My Apartment Into Two?

January 1, 2018

The New York Times
By Ronda Kaysen

Ask Real Estate is a weekly column that answers questions from across the New York region.  Q. My wife and…

Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

December 21, 2017

Law360
By Cara Salvatore

Multidistrict litigation dockets sizzled in 2017 with a spate of notable bellwether trials and a handful of attention-grabbing settlements, as…


Press Releases

Partner Joel B. Rosen Appointed Chair of New Jersey Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Oversight Committee

January 8, 2018

CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Joel B. Rosen has been appointed as chair…

Montgomery McCracken Adds Of Counsel Renee Nunley Smith in Philadelphia

January 8, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Renee Nunley Smith has joined the firm as of counsel…

Natalie D. Ramsey Named Among Turnarounds & Workouts’ “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers of 2017”

January 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Natalie D. Ramsey has been recognized on Turnarounds &…

Charles B. Casper Named a Class Action MVP by Law360

December 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken partner Charles B. Casper has been selected to Law360’s “MVP of the Year” series for…