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Mack Sperling: The 4th Circuit On Recusals And Pro Hac Vice Admissions
Posted on 20 May 2011 by Mack Sperling

We all sometimes say things that we are sorry to have said. Even judges. Those types of statements by a District Court Judge in South Carolina, which the Fourth Circuit called "neither wise nor temperate" were the subject of a recusal motion... Read More

LexisNexis In-House Advisory: Be Prepared To Act Quickly To Protect Your Company's Reputation In Case Of A Crisis
Posted on 16 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

In today's fast-paced communication environment and the advent of 24-hour news cycles and social media, even a seemingly insignificant or isolated incident can quickly become a crisis with the potential to irreparably damage a company's valuable... Read More

In A Delaware First, Standard When Lawsuit Threat Can Be Tortious Interference With Potential Business Relationships Addressed
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

Soterion Corp. v. Soteria Mezzanine Corp ., C.A. No. 6158-VCN (Del. Ch. Oct. 31, 2012). Why This Case is Noteworthy : This decision addresses for the first time in Delaware the applicable standard to determine when the threat of a lawsuit can be tortious... Read More

This is Real Law: Risky Business: More IPOs Could Lead to More Litigation
Posted on 8 Jul 2014 by Real Law Editorial Team

Few public entertainers have topped the showmanship of Jean François Gravelet-Blondin. The 19th-century French tightrope walker and acrobat was famous for many astounding feats, including crossing Niagara Falls numerous times—while blindfolded... Read More

North Carolina Business Court Finds Defendant Waived Right To Compel Arbitration After Class Action Certified
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 by Mack Sperling

You probably remember the earlier opinion in Elliott v. KB Home, Inc. , in which Judge Jolly certified a class action against the homebuilder KB Home over the improper installation of HardiePlank siding. Last week, the Business Court ruled in another... Read More

Cohen & Grigsby Adds Depth To Litigation Group with Appointment Of Director Jessica Horowitz
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby , a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has announced the addition of Jessica Horowitz as director in the Florida Litigation Group, where she will focus on business... Read More

Cohen & Grigsby Welcomes Attorneys Clifford Levine, Alice Mitinger
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has announced that the following highly experienced attorneys have joined Cohen & Grigsby's Pittsburgh offices: Clifford... Read More

Silver & Freedman Law Firm Announces Growth/Changes
Posted on 15 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Silver & Freedman, a highly-regarded business law firm in Los Angeles, has recruited three high-profile attorneys - all partners from a well-known L.A. firm - to further strengthen their ensemble of legal professionals. It also has named... Read More

James B. Brown Elected Fellow Of College Of Labor & Employment Lawyers
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm, has announced that attorney James B. Brown was recently elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Class of 2010. Dedicated to the study and enhancement of civility and... Read More

McDonald Hopkins Law Firm Taps Former General Counsel To Jeb Bush To Open Miami Office
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez, who served as general counsel to Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and most recently was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with an... Read More

Cohen & Grigsby Appoints New Head For Firm's Litigation Practice Group
Posted on 27 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has appointed attorney Daniel M. Darragh to the position of practice group head of the firm's Litigation Practice Group. ... Read More

5 Cohen & Grigsby Associates Promoted To Director
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has announced that the following Pittsburgh-based associates were promoted to directors at the firm: * Alex Castrodale, of... Read More

Jason Korn Gets Board Certified In Construction Law
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Bonita Springs, Fla., has announced that Bonita Springs-based attorney Jason Korn has recently achieved board certification in construction law. ... Read More

Attorney Courtney G. Tito Joins West Palm Beach Office Of McDonald Hopkins Law Firm
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Courtney G. Tito has joined the West Palm Beach office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with more than 130 attorneys. Tito is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on commercial litigation... Read More