This is the first year the Intelligencer has bestowed this award, which honors law firms, lawyers, and legal professionals who push the envelope to build their businesses, think outside the box, and have demonstrated an ability to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.
Berger Montague’s Antitrust Practice Group, Notable Practitioners Ranked in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide
Berger Montague is proud to announce that the firm’s antitrust practice group has been recognized in the Chambers USA 2018 Guide in the Antitrust – Pennsylvania category. In addition, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder Merrill G. Davidoff, Chairman Emeritus & Managing Shareholder H. Laddie Montague, Jr., Managing Shareholder Eric L. Cramer, and Managing Shareholder David F. Sorensen have been individually recognized for their exceptional antitrust work.
Shareholder Shauna B. Itri to Speak at the American Bar Association’s 12th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement
Ms. Itri’s panel is scheduled for June 13 from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. and is entitled “Relator’s Perspective.” As the False Claims Act has matured, lawyers who represent whistleblowers have worked to develop best practices for the investigation, initiation, litigation, and settlement or trial of qui tam cases. Ms. Itri and her fellow panelists will discuss the vetting, initiation, and resolution of such cases.
Harold Berger Named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania
Harold Berger was named to the Academic Life Committee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Pennsylvania.
Berger Montague Attorneys Jon Lambiras and Lane Vines Present Securities Fraud Class Action CLE to Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
On February 6, 2018, Berger Montague attorneys Jon Lambiras and Lane Vines presented a 2-hour CLE to the Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. It was attended by approximately 60 attorneys, CPAs, and fraud investigators.
Berger Montague, Proud Sponsor of the Seventeenth Annual Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund Conference & Awards Dinner
The TAFEF Conference brought together over 300 individuals from across the country committed through their work to fighting fraud against the government. This is the pre-eminent group of whistleblower attorneys in the country.
Berger Montague shareholder Robin Blumenfeld Switzenbaum has been named a 2018 Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, a publication that covers the litigation and disputes market in North America.
On August 30, 2017, Judge Donovan Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota denied in large part the defendants’ motion to dismiss in the class action lawsuit Rilley et al. v. MoneyMutual, LLC et al.
On August 23, 2017, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania certified a class of direct purchasers of drywall in In re Domestic Drywall Antitrust Litigation.
On August 21, 2017, the Third Circuit issued an opinion reversing a District Court’s dismissals of two antitrust cases: In re Lipitor Antitrust Litigation (“Lipitor”) and In re Effexor XR Antitrust Litigation (“Effexor”).