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Governor Wolf Announces Pennsylvania School and Non-Life-Sustaining Business Closure “Until Further Notice”

March 30, 2020

On March 30, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced on his website that “all Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until…

M/V GOLDEN RAY: Deviating from an OPA 90 Non-Tank Vessel Response Plan

March 30, 2020

The M/V GOLDEN RAY capsized and grounded in St. Simons Sound on September 8, 2019 in an environmentally sensitive area….

$73M Judgment in Maritime Case Upheld by SCOTUS

March 30, 2020

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision yesterday, March 29, 2020, on a major issue of importance…

WARN Obligations In Light of COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Numerous states are issuing orders requiring all non-life sustaining businesses to cease operations in order to limit the spread of…


Bylined Articles

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

January 30, 2020

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

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

Laminates Maker API Americas Gets Nod For $6M Ch. 11 Sale

March 26, 2020

By Rose Krebs

A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday gave his nod to the $6 million Chapter 11 sale of some assets of…

New Montgomery McCracken Chair Aims to Build Next Generation With Non-Big Law Identity

March 9, 2020

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

In electing a new leader, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads has tapped a lawyer who left the firm and decided…

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

January 29, 2020

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…

Press Releases

Louis R. Moffa, Jr. and Paul H. Zoubek Selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers List

March 27, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Louis R. Moffa, Jr. and Paul H. Zoubek have been selected to the…

Montgomery McCracken Launches Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

March 18, 2020

Montgomery McCracken announced today the launch of its Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center to help clients stay up-to-date regarding the legal…

Montgomery McCracken Initiates Remote Work Policy Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

March 16, 2020

UPDATE – March 22, 2020: Following orders from the Governors of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, our Philadelphia, New…

David S. Blum Appointed to Serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

March 10, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner David S. Blum has been appointed by STC Healthcare…