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Montgomery McCracken Adds Two Litigation Partners in Philadelphia

July 1, 2015


Philadelphia–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of Peter J. Deeb and David Dormont as partners in the firm’s Litigation Department in Philadelphia. Deeb joins from Anderson Kill and Dormont joins from Kaufman, Coren & Ress, P.C.

Deeb concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation and tort defense. For more than 25 years, he has served as counsel for leasing companies, banks, corporations and other business entities, including individual entrepreneurs. His experience includes representing clients in breach of contract, tortious interference with contract, unjust enrichment and fraud litigation, and in employment matters including restrictive covenants such as noncompete and nonsolicitation clauses as well as discrimination claims. He also counsels clients regarding all aspects of equipment leasing, including portfolio purchase agreements, program agreements and master lease agreements and the review and revision of employment agreements.

Deeb graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1984 and from Yale University in 1981.

Dormont has more than 20 years of experience focusing on complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy-related litigation, representing a diverse range of clients from individuals and unions to Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial disputes. He has handled more than 200 matters in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels in a variety of jurisdictions. David has tried cases, as first or second chair, before various trial courts, including in trials which resulted in two of the 10 largest verdicts reported in Pennsylvania in 2005.

Dormont graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in mathematics education. He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1992.

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