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Traffic Ct. Defendants Not Guilty on Fraud, Conspiracy Charges

The Philadelphia Traffic Court trial, which endured for nearly two months, concluded with jurors finding four of the traffic court judges guilty of perjury and giving false statements, but not guilty of charges related to ticket-fixing. READ MORE »

In 10-Story Fall Death Case, Parties Reach $4.45 Mil. Settlement

The estate of a cellular infrastructure technician who died after falling 10 stories from a Philadelphia rooftop has been settled with several defendants for a total of $4.45 million. READ MORE »

Nelson Levine Looks to Client to Fill COO Role

As part of an effort to add muscle to the firm, Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton has hired a longtime Harleysville Insurance senior official as the new executive vice president and chief operations and strategic officer. READ MORE »

Silent Threats Most Concerning, Judicial Security Experts Say

The most serious threats to judges come from disappointed litigants who don't openly air their unhappiness, as was illustrated recently when federal agents alleged insurance executive Jeffrey B. Cohen silently amassed a cache of weapons with Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster as his target. READ MORE »

Adopting Information Governance in Small and Midsized Firms

The recent focus on information governance (IG) in the legal industry has usually been related to prelitigation data and information management for clients. The objective of these IG efforts is to prevent the high costs of e-discovery after a litigation has started by implementing prelitigation policies to regulate a client's data by knowing what data the client owns, where it is, who owns it and how long it should be retained. Concurrently, the law firm itself is undergoing a change in the way it handles its own and its clients' data. The law firm records management industry has been evolving to an information governance framework. The records function within the firm has traditionally been more of a back-end function, with the idea that everything was created in paper, made into an official record, indexed and hopefully regulated by retention schedules.READ MORE »

Fourth-Year Takes on HP Argument, Pro Bono Case and Motherhood

In the midst of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius' representation of longtime client Hewlett-Packard in a securities fraud suit against the company and its former chairman, Mark Hurd, the federal judge in California overseeing the case issued what can only be described as a very unusual order. READ MORE »

People in the News - July 24, 2014 - Morgan of Archer & Greiner Elected President of tGCBA

Albert Mezzaroba was named of counsel to Genova Burns Giantomasi Webster. READ MORE »

National News From The Legal Intelligencer

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Ex-Solicitor Must Repay Arbitrator Fee to County

Money a county paid its solicitor for acting as interest arbitrator in a labor dispute will have to be repaid to the county, despite a resolution the county adopted agreeing to pay the attorney for the work, the Commonwealth Court has ruled. READ MORE »

Snyder Co. Prison v. Teamsters Local Union 764, PICS Case No. 14-1093 (Pa. Commw. July 10, 2014) Simpson, J. (19 pages).

Grievance of Termination • Arbitration • Award of Attorney Fees • Essence of Collective Bargaining Agreement READ MORE »
 

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AssociateBrodsky & Smith, LLCBala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Life Insurance & Annuities Staff AttorneyDrinker Biddle & Reath LLPPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Supervisory Trial AttorneyU.S. Securities and Exchange CommissionPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 
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