Legal Roundup

MCNEES WALLACE & NURICK: Mcnees attorneys honored at "Lawyers on the fast track" awards dinner

By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC | Jul 7, 2018

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorneys Dana Chilson and James Franklin were honored at The Legal Intelligencer’s 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track awards dinner in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

HANDLER HENNING & ROSENBERG: Limited vs. Full Tort: The Most Vital Topic for PA Drivers

By Handler, Henning & Rosenberg | Jul 7, 2018

As a Pennsylvania resident, it is essential for you to be aware of state regulations that could affect your legal rights following a car crash.

DICKIE MCCAMEY & CHILCOTE: Name that Fee - Exploring the legality of surcharges, service fees, and convenience fees

By Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. | Jul 7, 2018

Dickie McCamey & Chilcote issued the following announcement on July 27.There are a number of different ways for businesses to attempt to recoup costs charged by credit card processors and issuers for each credit card transaction entered into by such businesses.

PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: CASE UPDATE: “Operation Car Wash” Crime Ring Leader Sentenced to Five to 10 Years in Prison

By Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General | Jul 7, 2018

Organized Crime Ring Members who Fraudulently Obtained Thousands of PA License Plates Sentenced, Ordered to Collectively Pay $1.3 Million

ECKERT SEAMAN CHERIN & MELLOT: Eckert Seamans welcomes Anita Murray to Philadelphia office and Litigation Division

By Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott | Jun 25, 2018

Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome member Anita J. Murray to its Philadelphia office and Litigation Division.

PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Shapiro: Montgomery County Insurance Agency Head Pleads Guilty to $97K Insurance Fraud, Ordered to Fully Pay Back His Victims

By Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the owner of a Montgomery County insurance agency who defrauded clients out of $97,000 in inflated premiums has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and made full restitution to the clients.

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF: Elliott Greenleaf wins Federal Court Dismissal For The Philadelphia Land Bank Against Developer’s Constitutional Claims Under Section 1983

By Elliott Greenleaf | Jun 23, 2018

Elliott Greenleaf won dismissal with prejudice for the Philadelphia Land Bank against the claims of a developer alleging that the Land Bank violated constitutional rights when the Land Bank accepted a competing developer’s bid to purchase certain properties in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze area.

PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: CASE UPDATE: Behavioral Health Worker Charged with $211K in Medicaid Fraud Involving Autistic Children Pleads Guilty

By Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that a Philadelphia behavioral specialist and mobile therapist charged with Medicaid fraud of more than $210,000 involving three different facilities has pleaded guilty in Delaware County Court.

PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT: Pennsylvania Judiciary Releases New and Improved Interactive Caseload Data

By Pennsylvania Supreme Court | Jun 23, 2018

Pennsylvania’s judiciary today unveiled six new data dashboards, the latest in a series of interactive, web-based data visuals that allow the public, court staff, reporters and researchers to quickly analyze and interpret caseload data.

MCNEES & ASSOCIATES: 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By | Jun 23, 2018

Twenty-One McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorneys are named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2018.

BALLARD SPAHR: Ballard Spahr Wins American Bar Association's Pro Bono Publico Award

By Ballard Spahr, LLP | Jun 23, 2018

Ballard Spahr has been awarded the American Bar Association's (ABA) 2018 Pro Bono Publico Award for its outstanding commitment to providing volunteer legal services to underserved and disadvantaged populations.

MONTGOMERY MCCRACKEN WALKER & RHOADS: Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Summer Associate Class

By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads | Jun 23, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to welcome the addition of eight summer associates to the firm.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: PFBC to Sponsor 'Days of Summer Giveaway'

By Commonwealth of Pennsylvania | Jun 23, 2018

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has partnered with “The Rest of PA,” a consortia of local tourism entities and Bass Pro Shops in Harrisburg to sponsor a giveaway that includes a two-day getaway package and an Ascend 10T Sit-on-Top lime green fishing kayak.

ZARWIN BAUM DEVITO KAPLAN SCHAER & TODDY: Zarwin Baum Attorneys Selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

By Zarwin Baum Devito Kaplan Schaer Toddy PC | Jun 23, 2018

Zarwin Baum is proud to announce the attorneys from the Firm who have been selected to the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars list

COZEN O'CONNOR: Michael J. Hanlon Named the 2018 Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Governance Recipient

By Cozen & O'Connor | Jun 23, 2018

Cozen O’Connor Labor and Employment Attorney Michael J. Hanlon is the recipient of the 2018 Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Governance Award.

MYERS BRIER & KELLY: Nine at MBK Honored as 2018 Pennsylvania Top Lawyers, Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Myers Brier & Kelly | Jun 23, 2018

Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP (“MBK”) congratulates its partners Daniel T. Brier, Frank J. Brier, Patrick A. Casey, John B. Dempsey, Robert T. Kelly and Donna A. Walsh for being honored again as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Daniel T. Brier was included again as one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers.

MCNEES WALLACE & NURICK LLC: Mcnees Chairman presented with the 2018 Christianson Award

By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC | Jun 23, 2018

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Public Utility Law Section presented its Christianson Award to McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Chairman David M. Kleppinger on May 24 during the Public Utility Bench Bar Conference at the Hilton Harrisburg.

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