Business / Law


Law schools adapt to 'new normal'

Pittsburgh’s law schools are holding fast to tried-and-true approaches, as others look at creative ways to increase enrollment.

about 20 hours ago


Leaders of midsized law firms look to reduce overhead

For midsized law firms, daily life is marked by constantly balancing between keeping an active practice and managing strategic operations.

about 20 hours ago


Pennsylvania law firms look to ‘reassert’ themselves locally

As local law firms were setting their sights on national and international markets, out-of-town firms started opening up shop in the state.

1 week ago


Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments over electronic voting machines

The court arguments as to whether machines that do not produce paper records of each vote cast violate the Pennsylvania Election Code.

2 weeks ago


GSK’s ‘re-removal’ efforts weighed by Third Circuit

After the Third Circuit declarec GSK a Delaware company, GSK sought to remove federal court cases filed against it in Pennsylvania state

2 weeks ago


 Wesley Ross holds a plate of turnovers in his deli on Fourth Avenue. He had named the business the “Carnegie Deli” but was forced to change the name after being sued by New York's Carnegie Deli.

New York's Carnegie Deli puts Pittsburgh eatery in a pickle over trademark

Wesley Ross opened Carnegie Deli and Diner in February Downtown. The famous NYC deli did not take the name kindly.

2 weeks ago


Leaders managing ‘staggering’ costs of firm merger talks

Merger discussions could lead to lost revenue opportunities, making them a tricky proposition for firm leadership.

3 weeks ago


Distribution of child porn conviction rejected by court

The Third Circuit overturned the conviction because the images were never viewed by anyone else.

3 weeks ago


First-year associates’ salaries on rise in Pa.

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

3 weeks ago


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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks ago



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