• The Legal Intelligencer

    The Legal Intelligencer Announces 2020 Professional Excellence Award Winners

    May 28, 2020

    The Legal Intelligencer is pleased to announce the 2020 Professional Excellence Award winners. We are delighted to highlight the great work and achievements across the full breadth of the Pennsylvania legal community.

  • Revitalizing Auto Communities Envtl Response Trust v. Nat'l Grid USA

    Publication Date: 2020-05-18
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge David Hurd
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintifs: Alan J. Knauf, Esq., Linda R. Shaw, Esq., Amy K. Kendall, Esq., Jonathan R. Tantillo, Esq., Melissa Valle, Esq., of counsel, Knauf Shaw LLP, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for Defendants National Grid USA and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation: Yvonne E. Hennessey, Esq., of counsel, Barclay Damon LLP-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Carrier Corporation, United Technologies Corporation, and Carlyle Air Conditioning Company Inc.: Erick M. Sandler, Esq., Elizabeth C. Barton, Esq., of counsel, Day, Pitney Law Firm-Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. Attorneys for Defendant Center Circles LLC: Longstreet & Berry, LLP, Martha L. Berry, Esq., of counsel, Fayetteville, New York. Attorneys for Defendant General Electric Company: Dean S. Sommer, Esq., Kristin Carter Rowe, Esq., of counsel, Young, Sommer Law Firm, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company: Bernard J. Garbutt, III, Esq., of counsel, Morgan, Lewis Law Firm, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company: Glen R. Stuart, Esq., Adina D. Bingham, Esq., of counsel, Morgan, Lewis Law Firm-Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Attorneys for Defendants New Process Gear Corporation, Magna Powertrain USA, Inc., and New Process Gear, Inc.: John Joseph Kuster, Esq., of counsel, Sidley, Austin Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Thompson Corners, LLC, 6181 Thompson Road, LLC, Thompson Lawn, LLC, and Thompson NW, LLC: John T. Kolaga, Esq., of counsel, Rupp, Baase Law Firm-Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Metalico Syracuse Realty, Inc. and Metalico New York, Inc.: Albert J. Millus, Jr., Esq., of counsel, Hinman, Howard Law Firm-Binghamton, Binghamton, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Gardner Denver, Inc.: Daniel Flaherty, Esq., Daniel Narvey, Esq., of counsel, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Attorneys for Defendant Gardner Denver, Inc.: Gary S. Bowitch, Esq., of counsel, Bowitch, Coffey Law Firm, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant ONX1 LLC: Donald W. O'brien, Jr. Esq., of counsel, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Onondaga Pottery Company, Inc., Syracuse China Company, and Libbey Glass Inc.: Andrew C. Rose, Esq., Peter C. Trimarchi, Esq., of counsel, Nixon, Peabody Law Firm-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Amparit Industries, LLC: Lori E. Petrone, Esq., of counsel, Kenney, Shelton Law Firm-Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Carrier Circle Business Complex LLC, Syracuse Lepage LLC, and North Midler Properties LLC: Michael A. Fogel, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York.
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendant Carrier Circle Business Complex LLC and Syracuse Lepage LLC: Patrick D. Donnelly, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Telesector Resources Group, Inc.: Philip H. Gitlen, Esq., of counsel, Whiteman, Osterman Law Firm-Albany, Albany, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Western Electric Company, Incorporated and Nokia of America Corporation: David Venderbush, Esq., of counsel, Alston, Bird Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Western Electric Company, Incorporated and Nokia of America Corporation: Meaghan G. Boyd, Esq., Geoffrey C. Rathgeber, Esq., of counsel, Alston, Bird Law Firm, Atlanta, Georgia. Attorneys for Defendant Lennox Industries Inc.: Charles T. Wehland, Esq., of counsel, Jones, Day Law Firm-Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Attorneys for Defendant Lennox Industries Inc.: Allison L. Waks, Esq., of counsel, Jones, Day Law Firm-New York, New York, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Syracuse Deere Road Associates, LLC: Gregory M. Brown, Esq., of counsel, Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C., Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Jagar Enterprises, Inc.: Linda E. Alario, Esq., of counsel, Linda E. Alario, Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendants Calocerinos and Spina, and C& S Engineers, Inc.: Paul D. Sylvestri, Esq., Peter H. Abdella, Esq., of counsel, Harter, Secrest Law Firm-Rochester, Rochester, New York. Attorneys for B&B Family Limited Partnership: Joseph R. Talarico, II, Esq., of counsel, Talarico Law Firm, Fayetteville, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Hauler's Facility LLC: Edward A. O'Hara, III, Esq., of counsel, Office of Edward A. O'Hara, III, Syracuse, New York. Attorneys for Defendant Honeywell International Inc.: Lauren Cole Daniel, Esq., of counsel, Arnold, Porter Law Firm-DC, Washington, DC. Attorneys for Defendant Lockeed Martin Corporation: Steven T. Miano, Esq., Peter V. Keays, Esq., Robert A. Wiygul, Esq., of counsel, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Attorneys for Defendant Northeast Management Services, Inc.: Douglas H. Zamelis, Esq., of counsel, Law office of Douglas H. Zamelis, Cooperstown, New York. Melody D. Westfall, Esq., of counsel, Westfall Law PLLC, Syracuse, New York.

    Case Number: 5:18-CV-1267

    CERCLA Recovery Action Dismissed; Plaintiffs 'Hasty' in Testing Expanded Territory

  • The Legal Intelligencer | Analysis

    Why Pennsylvania Firms Are Making Cost Cuts, but Avoiding People Cuts

    April 24, 2020

    While many large firms make cuts, some are expressly averse to laying off employees, and Pennsylvania-based firms are among them.

  • The American Lawyer | News

    Mid-Market Clients Rushing to Close Deals, Anticipating Slowdown Ahead

    March 24, 2020

    Hospitality clients are already feeling crippled by forced shutdowns in the face of the coronavirus, and other mid-market companies are bracing for more economic pain.

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    More Notable Hires: The 2019 Runners-Up

    March 16, 2020

    The top 10 list included several important hires across the state. But those weren't the only moves worth noting. There were 11 more jumps that took place over the course of 2019 that deserve a second look.

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    New Partners 2020

    March 16, 2020

    Ross E. Alexander Firm: Flaster Greenberg Born: 1983 Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents, IP portfolio strategy, trademarks, IP litigation Partnership…

  • New Jersey Law Journal | News

    Johnson & Johnson Can't Dodge Price-Fixing Lawsuit Brought by Kroger, Walgreens

    February 21, 2020

    Antitrust claims are a product of federal statute and thus are extrinsic to, and not rights "under," a commercial agreement, the appeals court said.

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    People in the News—Jan. 17, 2020—MacElree Harvey

    January 17, 2020

    MacElree Harvey added J. Christopher Erb as a partner in the firm's business department.

  • The Legal Intelligencer | News

    US Judge Awards $18M in Attorney Fees After Settlement in Mushroom Antitrust Suit

    January 10, 2020

    Though the 11-page order did not outline exactly how much should be allocated to each firm, the motion requesting attorney fees allocated the lion's share to New York-based Garwin Gerstein & Fisher.

  • The Legal Intelligencer | News

    Pa. Midsize Firm Leaders Talk Pressure, Competition and Staying Nimble in 2020

    December 23, 2019

    Law firms haven't completely wrapped up 2019 yet, but they're thinking about what may be coming in 2020, including increasing competition and threat of a downturn.