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Dechert Bolsters Antitrust Group With Buchanan Hire

By Gina Passarella |

In a rare lateral move for Dechert in Philadelphia, the firm has hired an antitrust partner who has served as a member of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's six-person leadership team.

Ex-Fox Rothschild Partner Found Guilty in Insider-Trading Case

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

A jury in Philadelphia federal court has handed up a guilty verdict Friday on all charges in former Fox Rothschild lawyer Herbert Sudfeld's insider-trading trial.

Mass Tort Designation Denied for Levaquin Cases

By Max Mitchell |

A Philadelphia judge has struck down the bid to establish a mass tort program for numerous cases claiming the antibiotics Levaquin, Avelox and Cipro led to nerve damage.

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OAG Appeals Dismissal of Charges Against Ex-PSU Admins

By Max Mitchell |

The Office of Attorney General has asked the state Superior Court to reconsider its decision to toss numerous charges against the three ex-Penn State administrators accused of covering up sex abuse at the hands of serial child molester Jerry Sandusky.

Elliott K. Braverman of Spector Gadon Dies

Attorney Elliott K. Braverman of Spector Gadon & Rosen died Jan. 30.

Products Liability an 'Unnerving New World' Since 'Tincher'

By Ben Seal |

Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille had spent years working over the issue with his colleagues, trying to form a consensus. For nearly two decades, a question had been kicked around the state Supreme Court: Would Pennsylvania products liability law continue to follow the Restatement (Second) of Torts or would it update its standing and adopt the Third Restatement, published in 1998?