Montgomery McCracken Hosts United States Law Firm Group Environmental Law and Litigation Committees’ Annual Meetings

October 21, 2013

PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken hosted the annual meetings of the Environmental Law and Litigation Committees of the United States Law Firm Group (USLFG) on October 17 – 18. The firm serves as USLFG’s representative covering Pennsylvania and New Jersey and partners Timothy Bergère, of the Environmental Practice Group, and Jeremy Mishkin, chair of the Litigation Department, are the firm’s representatives in the Environmental Law and Litigation Committees, respectively.

The Environmental Law Committee group members enjoyed cheesesteaks and a trolley tour of the city, along with two days of roundtable discussions on a variety of topics, including “Innovations in Practicing Environmental Law;” “Using Technology Well in the Practice” and “Legal Developments and Practice Trends.”

The Litigation Committee’s agenda consisted of several presentations by Montgomery McCracken attorneys, including “The Supreme Court Takes on Class Actions,” by partner Charles Casper; “Maritime and Transportation Law and Issues in the 21st century,” by partners John Levy, Vincent DeOrchis and Alfred Kuffler; and “From White Collar to Khaki Collar,” by partner Lathrop Nelson.

The two committees converged Thursday evening, October 17, for a historical dinner reception at Philadelphia’s Carpenter’s Hall, featuring words of wisdom from famous Philadelphian “Benjamin Franklin.”

USLFG Carpenter's Hall Dinner 

Partners Timothy Bergère (left) and Jeremy Mishkin (right) pictured with Benjamin Franklin at the USLFG Dinner at Carpenter’s Hall on October 17.

About the United States Law Firm Group (USLFG)
USLFG is a national network of nearly 20 U.S. law firms. Each independent firm is headquartered in a major city in one of the country’s leading commercial states, and most have additional offices outside their home jurisdictions.

About Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
Montgomery McCracken is a multidisciplinary law firm with more than 120 attorneys in offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Its attorneys provide full service to clients in a wide range of industries both nationwide and internationally.