Legal Roundup

ECKERT SEAMANS: Eckert Seamans welcomes Christine Boronyak Bowers to Tax and Employee Benefits Practices in Pittsburgh

By Eckert Seamans | Dec 20, 2018

Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome member Christine Boronyak Bowers to the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: U.S. Attorney’s Office for Western Pennsylvania Collects a Record $145 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in 2018

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania | Dec 20, 2018

U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady announced that the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania collected a record $145M in civil and criminal actions in FY 2018.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Michigan Corrugated Manufacturer Agrees To Pay $400,000 To Settle False Claims Act Violations

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania | Dec 20, 2018

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Arvco Container Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan has agreed to pay the United States $400,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations in connection with a contract with the Defense Logistics Agency Acquisition Operations (DLA) in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Steelton Woman Charged With Defrauding Senior Citizen Out Of $86,500

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania | Dec 20, 2018

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Sally Berry, age 62, of Steelton, Pennsylvania, was charged in a criminal information on December 13, 2018, with wire fraud for defrauding a 78 year-old man out of $86,500.

BORDAS & BORDAS PLLC: Federal District Court Jury Returns $1.56 Million Insurance Verdict

By | Dec 12, 2018

A federal court jury awarded a $1.56 million verdict to Dan Felix of Cambria County on Tuesday, Dec. 4, after Bordas & Bordas attorney Doug Olcott secured a breach of contract judgment against American National Property and Casualty.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Former Owner of Mortgage Company Ordered to Pay over $11.5 Million in Restitution and Forfeiture for His Role in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania | Dec 12, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that David Fili, Jr., 48, of Drexel Hill, PA, was sentenced by United States District Judge Joel H. Slomsky to one day in jail and five years of supervised release, with the first 18 months of supervised release to be served on home confinement.

BALLARD SPAHR: Leslie John Elected Co-President of Philadelphia Diversity Law Group

By Ballard Spahr, LLP | Dec 11, 2018

Ballard Spahr, LLP issued the following announcement on Dec. 10.Leslie E.

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF: Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Association

By Elliott Greenleaf | Dec 6, 2018

On November 15, 2018, the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Association honored Senator Stewart Greenleaf for his “remarkable” forty years of public service, including his thirty years of leadership on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Wilkinson Receives Pennsylvania Bar Association C. Dale McClain Quality of Life/Balance Award

By Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP | Dec 6, 2018

Kathleen Wilkinson (Partner-Philadelphia) was honored with the second Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) C. Dale McClain Quality of Life/Balance Award in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on November 15, 2018.

TUCKER ARENSBERG: Allergy Practice Pays $125,000 HIPAA Settlement for Disclosing Patient Protected Health Information to Reporter

By Tucker Arensberg PC | Dec 6, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (“HHS”) just announced a $125,000 settlement for a disclosure of patient protected health information (“PHI”) to a reporter.

ARCHER & GREINER: Reginald Streater elected to Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania

By Archer & Greiner, PC. | Dec 6, 2018

Reginald L. Streater, an Associate in Archer’s Haddonfield office, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania.

STEPTOE & JOHNSON PLLC: Renee D. Loya joins Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Steptoe and Johnson LLP | Dec 6, 2018

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Renee D. Loya has joined the firm’s Southpointe office, located in Canonsburg, Pa.

ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD: Jensen joins RJG Litigation Department

By Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald | Dec 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce the addition of Anthony J. Jensen, Esquire to our Litigation Department. Attorney Jensen will focus his practice on Civil Litigation.

ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD: Telech joins RJG Business and Finance Department

By Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald | Dec 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce the addition of Christyan A. Telech, Esquire to our Business and Finance Department.

HOURIGAN KLUGER & QUINN PC: Brian Q. Mcdonnell named 2019 Best lawyer of the year

By | Dec 6, 2018

Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn PC is pleased to announce that Brian Q. McDonnell, Esq. has been named Lawyer of the Year for Workers'.

COHEN & GRIGSBY: Cohen & Grigsby Appoints New Director in Commercial and Complex Litigation Group

By Cohen & Grigsby | Nov 29, 2018

Mr. Wissinger focuses his practice on construction litigation, environmental matters, regulatory matters, and complex contract negotiations.

COHEN & GRIGSBY: Cohen & Grigsby Promotes Six Attorneys to Directors

By Cohen & Grigsby | Nov 29, 2018

Business law firm Cohen & Grigsby is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been promoted to directors, effective January 1, 2019.

MONTGOMERY MCCRACKEN WALKER & RHOADS: Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Two Associates

By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads | Nov 29, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of two associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office.

ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD: Federal Courts Admission Ceremony held for several RJG Attorneys

By Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald | Nov 29, 2018

On September 7, 2018, the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association’s Federal Practice Committee and our partner Jim Oschal, who is the Federal Practice Committee Chair, organized a unique Attorney Admission ceremony in which several of our attorneys participated and were admitted into one or more Federal Courts.

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