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Lawyers convene in Pittsburgh to discuss landmark health care cases

In town for a law firm celebration, four lawyers sat down to discuss the Supreme Court and President Obama.

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Former Nazi guard dies on eve of judge’s extradition order

A federal magistrate judge issued an opinion extraditing a former Nazi guard to Germany to stand trial for mass murder shortly after he

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Reed Smith names new members to senior management team

The new members are: Edward J. Estrada, Casey S. Ryan and Ray A. Cardozo.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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