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The Right to Be Forgotten – California ≠ Europe

July 2, 2018

By Jeremy D. Mishkin and Ernest D. Holtzheimer

The European Union has endorsed a “right to be forgotten” since May 2014 when the European Court of Justice upheld…

United States Supreme Court: Government Employers Cannot Withhold Union Dues from Non-Union Employees

June 27, 2018

By William K. Kennedy and Brett M. Waldron

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision declaring that the First Amendment of the Constitution prohibits government employers…

ISM: A Potent Tool for Defense of Ship Owners

June 25, 2018

By Alfred Kuffler

The IMO Resolution A.741 (18) states that “The international Safety Management Code seeks ‘… to ensure safety at sea, prevention of…

ISM and the Sinking of the SS El Faro

June 25, 2018

By Alfred Kuffler

The National Transportation Safety Board has published its report of its investigation into the sinking of the SS El Faro…


Bylined Articles

Go East, Angel Investors: Tax Incentives In Delaware Tech

June 11, 2018

By Ernie Holtzheimer

On May 24, 2018, Delaware Gov. John Carney signed into law House Bill 170, the Angel Investor Job Creation and…

Pennsylvania Superior Court Looks to Electronic Media Precedent to Adopt a Standard for Authenticating Social Media Posts

June 1, 2018

Pennsylvania Bar Association

This post was co-authored by Michael C. Witsch and Robert H. Bender, associates in the firm’s Business Litigation and Products Liability practice group….

SEC Enforcement Measures to Change for 2018

April 13, 2018

Philadelphia Bar Reporter
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

With the significant 2017 Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement results, practitioners should understand SEC enforcement trends what to expect from…

Paging Doctor Amazon: The impact of tech’s assault on healthcare

April 9, 2018

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Mara I. Smith

The tech industry is tackling healthcare. Recently, corporate giants Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced that they will be…

In the News

‘Hope Is Not a Strategy’ for Midsize Law Firms in NY. Here’s What Works

July 3, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer
By Lizzy McLellan

The New York Legal market throws up two big obstacles for midsize law firms: great expense and intense competition. But…

Settlement Issues May Force 9th Circ. Rethink Of Hyundai Kia

June 29, 2018

By Linda Chiem

Consumer class action settlements are hitting snags after the Ninth Circuit ruled in January that courts must weigh whether varying…

Funds Prop Up Merger Price Case Filings Despite Risks

June 22, 2018

Bloomberg Law
By Jacob Rund

A handful of investment funds is keeping alive what once was an uber-popular strategy of using the courts to challenge…

New Study Undercuts EPA Safety Limit for Chemicals

June 21, 2018

The Intelligencer
By Kyle Bagenstose

Safety limits proposed in a new draft study are lower than those behind the EPA’s recommended limits for chemicals in…

Press Releases

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Reappoints Mark B. Sheppard to the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing

July 11, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Montgomery McCracken partner Mark B. Sheppard was recently reappointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to the Pennsylvania Commission…

Ernest D. Holtzheimer Named to Top 40 Young Lawyers List by the American Bar Association

June 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce Ernest D. Holtzheimer was named to the “On the Rise – Top…

Partner Michael J. Fekete Named Government Relations Chair of the International Council of Shopping Centers for Southern New Jersey

June 20, 2018

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Michael J. Fekete has been named Government Relations…

Montgomery McCracken’s Class Action Defense Group Named a Litigation Department of the Year by The Legal Intelligencer

June 19, 2018

Pictured – back row standing (left to right): Brett M. Waldron, David F. Herman, Erin A. Novak, Peter Breslauer, Patrick…