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Schnader Harrison Grabs Former OAG Corruption Prosecutor

By Lizzy McLellan |

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis has added to its white-collar and internal investigations practice, bringing on partner Laurel Brandstetter in Pittsburgh.

L-R Mason Avrigian and Tom Madigan

Predicting Boom, Pa. Firms Build Up Construction Practices

By Lizzy McLellan |

Pennsylvania law firms have been beefing up their construction practices, as the construction industry experiences an uptick and industry observers predict more activity on the horizon.

Fox Rothschild Raids Dentons for New York Startup Group

By Brian Baxter |

Randolph Adler Jr. and Michael Chung, once a pair of laid off Skadden associates, merged their own boutique with Dentons in 2015. Now the duo are leading a six-strong team decamping Dentons for Fox Rothschild, where Adler will co-chair the firm’s emerging companies and startup group. In the end, a global platform just didn’t matter.

Montgomery McCracken Loses Counsel Fee Scrap With Bankruptcy Client

By Zack Needles |

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads will have to accept even less than what it claims it bargained for when it agreed to a fee reduction in a bankruptcy case, thanks to a federal judge's ruling.

Seth Williams.

Defense Bar Has Faith in DA's Office, Despite Williams Indictment

By Max Mitchell |

Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams is operating under a serious legal and ethical cloud, and by all accounts morale in the office may be at an all-time low. But criminal defense attorneys say they are not worried that the troubles at the top will cause any disruption when it comes to the day-to-day operations of line prosecutors in Philadelphia.

Joel Frank, Lamb McErlane

Lamb McErlane Leader Named GC for Pa. Republican Party

By Lizzy McLellan |

Joel Frank, managing partner of Lamb McErlane, has been named the state GOP's top lawyer.

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Spanier Conviction a Likely Blow to Civil Suits Over Freeh Report

By Max Mitchell |

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was acquitted of the two most serious charges he faced over allegations that he harbored serial child molester Jerry Sandusky, but the guilty verdict on a misdemeanor child endangerment charge will likely kill any chances of recovery in civil suits over fallout from the Sandusky scandal, according to attorneys.