Business / Law


Obituary: George Robert Knapp / Brought analytical mind to city firms for decades

Many relied on George Knapp for his guidance and wisdom, said Ken Moritz, who worked with him closely for the past 13 years at Stonewood.

1 day ago


 Employers need to consider social media policies, but there is no one-size fits all solution, experts say.

‘Virtual water cooler’ muddles work policies

As the NLRB revisits rulings regarding social media regulation in the work place, attorneys offered advice on drafting social media rules.

2 days ago


Overtime pay by RadioShack violates Pennsylvania law

A federal judge’s opinion adds to a recent series of decisions establishing the direction of overtime law as moving in workers’ favor.

2 days ago


Pennsylvania IOLTA fund benefits needy Pennsylvanians

The Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts fund that supplies grants to legal aid service agencies in Pennsylvania and other states.

1 week ago


Strippers win round in legal dance with Philadelphia club

The exotic dancers can bring a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action, a federal judge has ruled.

1 week ago


Firms beginning to take flat-fee model to e-discovery

The move brings risks for both sides given the contract price is based on an estimated amount of data the firm expects to handle.

2 weeks ago


American Bar Association gives lawyers OK to scan jurors' social media

The American Bar Association says lawyers can examine the publicly available information that jurors post to social media sites.

3 weeks ago


 James Creenan has been named the new president of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Allegheny County Bar Association names Creenan president

James Creenan, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., is a founding partner of the Murrysville law firm Creenan & Baczkowski.

4 weeks ago


Lawyers: Defendants concede too fast in data breach suits

From the perspective of Chandler Givens of Edelson PC, courts are beginning to realize the impact that data breaches have on those affected.

1 month ago


Small firms learn to co-exist with online legal services

Lawyers offer something those websites can’t: real-world experience.

1 month ago



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