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DOL Provides Opinions on Non-Discretionary Bonuses, Per-Project Payments, and Public Agency FMLA Eligibility

January 10, 2020

On Tuesday, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued three opinion letters regarding Fair…

Federal Bank Regulators Provide Important Clarity to Banks with Hemp Customers

December 4, 2019

On December 3, 2019, a group of key federal banking regulators — the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve…

Major Cannabis Updates: MORE Act and 2020 New Jersey Ballot Question

November 21, 2019

There are two major updates in the cannabis world this week. First, on November 20, the U.S. House of Representatives…

First Circuit Issues Noteworthy Decision

November 15, 2019

Edward L. Schnitzer spoke at Montgomery McCracken’s 2019 Higher Education Forum about parental bankruptcy making tuition payments subject to return…


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Bylined Articles

Pa. Court’s Ruling On Uber Terms Clashes With Case Law

January 30, 2020

Law360
By Charles B. Casper and Robert E. Day

If your company uses an online agreement and sells to Philadelphia residents, you will want to know about a Jan….

Drone Usage Beneficial on Projects – But They’re Not Toys

January 15, 2020

Modern Contractor Solutions Magazine
By Christopher Scott D'Angelo

Drones are used more and more in construction projects—whether for inspections, surveys, designs, monitoring, progress reports, site management and safety,…

What The Federal Green Light on Hemp Means For Banks

December 11, 2019

Law360
By Kelly K. Huff

Many banks have hesitated or refused to work with hemp companies due to uncertainty about the interplay between the legality…

Heightened Standard for Imposition of Civil Contempt Sanctions Arising from Violation of Discharge Order

November 27, 2019

American Bankruptcy Institute
By David M. Banker and Edward L. Schnitzer

On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court released a unanimous decision in Taggart v. Lorenzen concluding that a court…


In the News

4 Firms Steer Stanley’s $1.5B Deal For Aerospace Parts Maker

January 29, 2020

Law360
By Elise Hansen

Stanley Black & Decker on Wednesday said it will acquire aerospace components manufacturer Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing for up to $1.5 billion…

She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she signed away her rights to a jury trial.

January 27, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Oona Goodin-Smith

When you download Uber’s app, you agree that you’re older than 18, that you’re not using a stolen credit card…

Two women say Philly’s most venerable arts school mishandled their sexual assaults. Years later, the case is still rattling the institution.

December 2, 2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Anna Orso

In the spring of 2016, two undergraduates at the famed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts told school officials that…

Montgomery McCracken Boosts Litigation Group In Philly

November 5, 2019

Law360
By Mike Curley

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP announced Tuesday that it is boosting its litigation department with a new partner with…


Press Releases

Montgomery McCracken Retained as Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the API Americas Inc. et al Bankruptcy in Delaware

February 14, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that on February 13, 2020, it was retained to represent the…

Joshua Runyan Wins First Place at the 19th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge of the American Bar Association

February 5, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that associate Joshua Runyan won first place in the LL.M. division…

Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served As Moderator for the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Meeting

January 31, 2020

Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo recently served as moderator for the program, Toxic Torts & Emerging Risks, jointly presented…

Michael B. Hayes Elected President of Homeless Advocacy Project’s Board of Directors

January 28, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Michael Hayes was elected to serve as President of the Homeless…