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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 Aviation

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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Schnader Welcomes Six Associates to its New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Offices

On December 12, 2017 by Schnader in Aviation

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome six associates to the firm: Daniel Gross; Meghan Higgins; Brandy Ringer; David Struwe; Brittany Wakim; and Tracy Weinstein. These associates join Schnader in its New York, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh offices. “I am delighted that these strong and experienced attorneys have […]

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Whistleblower Status Up For Debate Before SCOTUS: Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers

On December 1, 2017 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

The nation’s top court will soon decide a key aspect of how employers should handle employee complaints about possible fraud or financial wrongdoing in the company that may violate federal laws. These situations provide significant challenges for businesses, especially when the complaining employee is also potentially subject to termination or […]

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Timothy Lewis Co-signed Amicus Brief with Ongoing Impact

On August 31, 2017 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Hon. Timothy K. Lewis is a Board member for The Constitution Project, which has monitored the state proceedings in a death penalty case, Terrance Williams v. Pennsylvania. An amicus brief by the Constitution Project was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015 and was co-signed by Lewis in that […]

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