Business / Law


Competition spurs firms to eye salary increases for first-year associates

At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.

about 14 hours ago


Third Circuit sets FMLA return-to-work standard

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the trial court’s decision to grant summary judgment to Reading Hospital.

about 14 hours ago


Business Workshop: Keep ads honest

A recent rash of false advertising lawsuits should remind all businesses of their obligation to keep their advertising honest.

about 4 hours ago


K&L Gates chairman emeritus Charles Queenan honored

Mr. Queenan has been recognized by The American Lawyer magazine with a lifetime achievement award.

1 week ago


Pa. ban on political contributions enjoined; ruling faces criticism

Pennsylvania’s law barring corporations and associations from making political contributions has now been permanently enjoined.

1 week ago


Judge criticizes NLRB role in UPMC labor dispute

Judge Arthur J. Schwab  rules that UPMC should comply with broad National Labor Relations Board subpoenas, but allows time for an appeal.

1 week ago


Lawrence County track, casino financiers facing lawsuit

The financiers behind the would be Lawrence County racetrack and casino have been sued by the project’s longtime consultant.

1 week ago


Pa. Supreme Court won’t consider oil and gas royalty Minimums

The court has declined to hear arguments in the interpretation of oil and gas royalties under the Guaranteed Minimum Royalty Act.

3 weeks ago


Law firms cautioned about creating LGBT practice groups

Representing the LGBT community, requires not only legal expertise but a sensitivity to the LGBT community’s needs and concerns, attorneys

4 weeks ago



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