The following is being jointly released by the NIBCO PEX Settlement Administrator on behalf of NIBCO Inc. (“NIBCO”) and Plaintiffs’ law firms, Berger Montague PC and Sauder Schelkopf LLC, to announce a class action settlement in the lawsuits captioned Cole, et al. v. NIBCO Inc., No. 13-cv-7871 (D.N.J.), and Meadow, et al. v. NIBCO Inc., No. 15-cv-1124 (M.D. Tenn.).
Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in the Scranton office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been elected the Atlantic Regional Director of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the country's leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jason Ehrhart, age 48, of Thompsontown, Pennsylvania, and Jason’s former wife, Laurie Ehrhart, age 48, of Newport, Pennsylvania, were charged with defrauding a disabled Veteran, the Veteran’s Administration, and the Social Security Administration out of $316,360.
Pepper Hamilton was honored at the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Pennsylvania 2018 Annual Meeting, which recognized the volunteers who have made a difference in the lives of refugees and immigrants, as well as successful immigrants and refugees.
Teresa Ficken Sachs, Co-Chair of the Appellate Advocacy & Post-Trial Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, presented her first oral argument before the Supreme Court of the United States on October 3, 2018, in the case of Knick v. Township of Scott, Pa., No. 17-647.
Michael G. White brought a personal injury suit in a Chester County court against the manager and owner of the Paoli Place Apartments after breaking his ankle when slipping and falling in their icy parking lot.
Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of five associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Patrick C. Cullen, Dylan F. Henry, Brandon Matsnev, Kimberly L. Sachs and Brianna Vinci have joined the Litigation Department.
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce Brian Jackson has been elected Chair of the firm and Donna Kreiser and Mark Van Blargan as Members of the Management Committee, effective November 1, 2018.
A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division, EPA Criminal Investigation Division Director Jessica Taylor, and U.S. Attorney David J. Freed for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Berger Montague is proud to announce that Firm Chair Sherrie R. Savett and Managing Shareholder Shanon J. Carson have been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2018 Best of the Bar: Philadelphia’s Top Lawyers.