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LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler's Maggie Clemens and Trent Sutton Named Attorneys of the Year

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been recognized in The Daily Record’s 2018 Attorneys of the Year Awards.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill PLC Adds Melissa O. Nonaka, to the Immigration Business Unit as a Senior Attorney in the Washington, D.C. Office

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Senior Attorney Melissa O. Nonaka has joined Clark Hill PLC’s Immigration Business Unit. Nonaka has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 2011

JONES DAY: Jones Day adds 11 U.S. Supreme Court clerks across seven offices

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day announced that 11 recent U.S. Supreme Court clerks have agreed to join its Issues & Appeals Practice as associates.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: MoneyGram International Inc. Agrees To Extend Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Forfeits $125 Million In Settlement With Justice Department And Federal Trade Commission

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

MoneyGram International Inc. (MoneyGram), a global money services business headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has agreed to extend its deferred prosecution agreement and forfeit $125 million due to significant weaknesses in MoneyGram’s anti-fraud and anti-money laundering (AML) program.

Owners of Taco Bell property in Delaware allege nearby dry cleaning business has contaminated site

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The owners of a property in Delaware where a Taco Bell restaurant is located allege that contamination from a nearby dry cleaning business has diminished the site's property value.

California appeals court sends long-running wage and hour litigation against Ralphs Grocery back to Superior Court

By Karen Kidd | Nov 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – After about a decade of litigation against a southern California grocery store chain, a wage and hour lawsuit is headed back to Los Angeles Superior Court after a state appeals court found that at least some new claims in the case should be heard.

Sonic stockholder challenges proxy statement regarding proposed merger with Inspire Brands

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – An owner of Sonic Corp. stock alleges the company and its board of directors filed a misleading proxy statement regarding a proposed merger.

Labor Department alleges Pennsylvania restaurant failed to pay full minimum wage, overtime

By Marian Johns | Nov 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing a Pennsylvania restaurant in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for allegedly failing to pay servers a full federal minimum wage as well as overtime pay.

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Cornish Nominated for EB5 Investors: 2018 Top 25 Attorneys Edition

By Press release submission | Nov 7, 2018

Robert Cornish (Of Counsel-Washington, DC) has been nominated for consideration to as a top professional in the EB-5 industry.

Pennsylvania alleges vehicle title lender charged up to 300 percent interest on loans

By Marian Johns | Nov 6, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — In a recently filed lawsuit, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is requesting a $3 million refund from an out-of-state vehicle title lender accused of violating state usury and racketeering laws.

CLARK HILL PLC: Clark Hill Strasburger, Partner Daniel L. Butcher Honored With Compass Award from the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has honored Clark Hill Strasburger and its Dallas member Daniel L. Butcher with a 2018 “Compass Award” in recognition of their support for and provision of career advancement opportunities for diverse attorneys. Butcher, formerly managing partner of Strasburger & Price, which combined with Clark Hill in April, is now a member of Clark Hill’s Executive Committee.

Consumer alleges medication manufactured by Prinston Pharmaceutical, others was contaminated

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 6, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a generic blood pressure medication he purchased was contaminated by a probable human carcinogen.

Philip Morris stockholder alleges he purchased stock at artificially inflated prices

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 2, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A stockholder alleges prices for a tobacco company's stock were artificially inflated during the first quarter of 2018.

From Pennsylvania Record

Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

Consumers accuse Vital Pharmaceuticals of false advertising

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

CHICAGO — Vital Pharmaceuticals faces a class-action lawsuit over alleged breach of express warranty, false advertisement and unjust enrichment.

From Pennsylvania Record

Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Pepper Hamilton Lawyers named to 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists

By Press release submission | Oct 28, 2018

Pepper Hamilton announced that three lawyers have been named by Massachusetts Super Lawyers as top attorneys in the state for 2018.

ECKERT SEAMANS: Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 recognizes 10 Eckert Seamans lawyers

By Press release submission | Oct 28, 2018

Eckert Seamans is very pleased to announce that four attorneys from the firm’s Boston office have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list and six others were selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Rising Stars.

Pennsylvania court grants request for records of nation's largest student loan company

By Marian Johns | Oct 23, 2018

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shaprio received a legal victory in his office's lawsuit against the nation's largest student loan company, Navient, as a court granted a request for the company to turn over loan records.

ECKERT SEAMANS: Welcomes Ian Oakley to Princeton office and Litigation Division

By Press release submission | Oct 21, 2018

Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome associate Ian Oakley to its Princeton office and Litigation Division.

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