Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers

A battle over laptops taken by lawyers to a new law firm failed to reach a settlement during a three-hour session before a magistrate judge. The suit by Pennsylvania insurance boutique Nelson Brown Hamilton & Krekstein initially sought the return of laptops taken by 14 departing lawyers to Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith, the National […]

Report: American Law Firm’s Communications Spied On

Revelations on Saturday that an American law firm’s communications with a foreign government client were monitored by a National Security Agency ally may provide new impetus for the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit a 2013 decision that involved electronic surveillance law. The justices, if they wish, have a vehicle for reconsidering their 5-4 decision in […]

Will Contest in Lancaster County, PA

On January 11, 2009, the Lancaster Sunday News published an extensive article entitled “Contested will is one for books” by Gil Smart, Associate Editor regarding a high-profile will contest underway in Lancaster County, PA.Lancaster Public Library under a Last Will executed approximately five years before his death in July, 2008. He reported that a retired […]