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Garza v. Citigroup – The Third Circuit Clarifies When a Defendant May Be Awarded Attorneys’ Fees as Costs Under Rule 41(D)

On February 7, 2018 by Schnader in Appellate

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(d) authorizes a district court to award a defendant “costs” where a plaintiff who “previously dismissed an action in any court [subsequently] files an action based on or including the same claim against the same defendant.” On February 2, 2018, the Third Circuit held as […]

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Paul Titus Receives Drum Major for Justice Award from Allegheny County Bar Association

On January 24, 2018 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

UPDATE: Read “HSBD honors Paul Titus with Drum Major for Justice Award” in the ACBA Lawyers Journal. Schnader is proud that Paul H. Titus received the “Drum Major for Justice Award” on Monday, January 15 at the 19th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Program, held […]

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Bruce Merenstein’s Oral Argument Recapped in Law360

On January 24, 2018 by Schnader in Appellate

Appellate Practice Group chair Bruce P. Merenstein argued before a three-judge Third Circuit panel that client Chaka Fattah’s conviction should be thrown out because the trial judge erroneously dismissed a juror during deliberations. Law360 published a recap of the oral argument in the article, “Ex-Pa. Rep’s Atty Slams Juror Dismissal […]

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Edward Sholinsky Named Vice President of HIAS Pennsylvania Board of Directors

On January 23, 2018 by Schnader in Appellate

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is proud of the appointment of Edward J. Sholinsky to serve as Vice President of the Board of Directors for HIAS Pennsylvania. Ed has been a HIAS Pennsylvania Board member since 2012. In addition to being named Vice President, Ed chairs HIAS’s Fundraising Committee. […]

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