Recent News

Cooch and Taylor Director Speaks at Del. Tax Institute

Cooch and Taylor director Jennifer E. Smith presented at the Delaware Tax Institute on Dec. 2.

DCG Founding Partner Moderates IBA Panel

Ellisa Habbart of The Delaware Counsel Group co-chaired and moderated a panel at the International Bar Association's third annual conference on corporate governance.

Connolly Gallagher Partner Invited to Sedona Conference

The Sedona Conference invited Connolly Gallagher's Ryan Newell to attend its e-discovery negotiation training institute, according to a press release. The program is scheduled for Feb. 8-9 in Miami.

Barnes & Thornburg Lawyers Present IP Program

Joan T. Kluger and Christina M. Hillson, of Barnes & Thornburg's intellectual property practice group, presented at a "Law for Creators" program hosted by the Widener University Delaware Law School's Patent Pro Bono Program and the Delaware Press Association.

Elliott Greenleaf to Host Event, Interview Ex-Chief Justice

Elliott Greenleaf and the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors are scheduled to host the firm's first event in Delaware on Nov. 16 at the Greenville Country Club in Wilmington.

John Carney, left, and Colin R.J. Bonini, right.

Muted Campaign Approach to Criminal Justice May Belie Attention It Is Likely to Get

By Tom McParland |

The two candidates vying to serve as Delaware's next governor—U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Delaware and state Sen. Colin R.J. Bonini, R-Dover South—have largely taken a hands-off approach to criminal justice reform, even as a groundswell of political support for sentencing reforms, the abolition of the death penalty and marijuana legalization have taken hold in the First State in recent years.

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Widener Law School Hosts 'Military Mondays' for Vets

Widener University Delaware Law School and its Veterans Law Clinic started a new program aimed to benefit veterans.

Elliott Greenleaf Lawyer Selected as NCBJ Participant

Elliott Greenleaf's Kathryn H. Harmon was selected to participate in the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges' Next Generation Program.

Google, Phone Companies Escape Patent Infringement Suit

A Delaware federal judge has tossed three related suits accusing Google Inc., Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and BlackBerry Corp. of infringing a patent for location-tracking technology used on popular smartphone apps.

GlaxoSmithKline headquaters.

Judge Blocks GSK's Motion to Dismiss Paxil Injury Cases

By Tom McParland |

The Delaware Superior Court has rejected GlaxoSmithKline's initial attempt to dismiss four personal injury suits involving its antidepressant drug Paxil, finding that litigating the case in Delaware would not cause "overwhelming hardship" for the Philadelphia-based pharmaceutical company.

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Elliott Greenleaf Director Named Member of LCLD Council

Elliott Greenleaf director and shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena was selected as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's fellows alumni executive council.

Swartz Campbell Partner Leads Insurance CLE Course

Swartz Campbell partner Nicholas Skiles presented at the personal injury 101 seminar on the topic of insurance, liens and subrogation.

Morris James Lawyer Speaks on Cybersecurity Panel in Calif.

Morris James partner Carl "Chuck" Kunz participated on a panel at the 2016 ECC Conference regarding the topic of "Managing Critical Project Risk: Cybersecurity—Not an IT Responsibility." The panel was held from Sept. 7-10 in Palm Desert, California.

Elliott Greenleaf Attorney Serves On Villanova Symposium Panel

Christine Wechsler Rayer of Elliott Greenleaf served as a panelist at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law's symposium titled, "Sports, Violence and Equality: Current Issues in Title IX Compliance."

Sen. Coons Set to Speak At 2016 DTLA Convention

The annual Delaware Trial Lawyers Association convention is set for June 10 to 11 in Rehoboth Beach.