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Making Expansion Into Asia Profitable a Tricky Business

By Gina Passarella |

As many Am Law 200 firms look beyond mainland China to Asian markets less populated by U.S. law firms, Duane Morris is entering the country for the first time with its planned Shanghai location.

Lawyers Deeply Divided Over Federal Rule Changes

By Saranac Hale Spencer |

Minor changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took effect last month, but the debate over the major changes slated for December 2015 is still under way and dividing the bar.

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Budget Issues a Concern for Williams in Second Term

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

As he begins his second term in office, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says he plans to continue the initiatives of his previous term while coping with the severe budgetary deficiencies in his office.

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Judge Finds Ciavarella Liable for Nonjudicial Conduct

By Zack Needles |

A federal judge has ruled that former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. is liable for nonjudicial conduct that deprived juveniles of their right to an impartial tribunal.

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Patent Fraud Doesn't Void Attorney-Client Privilege

By Saranac Hale Spencer |

A federal judge in Philadelphia has preserved the attorney-client privilege for a pharmaceutical company that had been found to have defrauded the patent office.

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Carter R. Buller, Former Chairman of Montgomery McCracken, Dies at 80

Carter R. Buller, a former partner and chairman of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, died Jan. 8.