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Amicus Curiae

On February 12, 2021 by Schnader

Robert J. Williams authored, “Amicus Curiae” in the Winter 2021 issue of The Binder, a publication of the Aviation Insurance Association (AIA). Mr. Williams provided an update on amicus curiae briefs filed by the AIA and explained the standards the AIA adopted for evaluating requests for amicus briefs. Mr. Williams […]

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Pa. High Court Rejects ‘Continuous Representation Rule’ for Legal Malpractice Actions

On January 19, 2021 by Schnader

Jonathan B. Skowron and Keith E. Whitson published an article in The Legal Intelligencer, “Pa. High Court Rejects ‘Continuous Representation Rule’ for Legal Malpractice Actions.” On Dec. 22, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court refused to adopt the so-called “continuous representation rule,” a doctrine that tolls the limitations period for a […]

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What Businesses Need To Know About New Pennsylvania Law Authorizing Commerce Courts

On December 23, 2020 by Schnader

Jonathan W. Hugg and Jordan Mark Kelso published an article in the Philadelphia Business Journal, “What Businesses Need To Know About New Pennsylvania Law Authorizing Commerce Courts.” Business leaders may not have noticed because it was Election Day, but on November 3, 2020, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 976 into […]

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California Ruling Shows Limits Of Arbitration Pacts With Minors

On December 18, 2020 by Schnader

Scott J. Wenner published an article in Law360, “California Ruling Shows Limits Of Arbitration Pacts With Minors.” The hostility of California courts to mandatory arbitration of employment disputes is well chronicled. Indeed, many of the key U.S. Supreme Court precedents mandating enforcement of agreements to arbitrate, or certain of their […]

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