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Andover, MA (Law Firm Newswire) June 06, 2022 – Massachusetts School of Law is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. The Andover-based school was chosen from a total of 580 applicants during a competitive review process. It will receive half the grant immediately and the balance likely next year. Massachusetts School of Law’s mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides this accessible, affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who […]


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New York City, NY (Law Firm Newswire) May 04, 2022 – On April 29, 2022, after three days of testimony in Supreme Court, New York County, the Court in EPMMNY LLC v. NYCANNA LLC et al., Index No. 655480/2018, decided the issue of whether plaintiff EPMMNY LLC had capacity to initiate the November 2, 2018 lawsuit against Acreage et al. The Honorable Andrea Masley decided in favor of EPMMNY LLC, permitting the action to proceed. The litigation involves a corporate dispute as to an ownership interest in a New York State cannabis license, which is purportedly valued in excess of […]


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Salem, MA (Law Firm Newswire) May 03, 2022 – Capuano IP announced today that its new website, CapuanoIP.com, has been launched. Founded in 2020, the firm is a micro-boutique intellectual property practice that provides expert IP and litigation services to clients in the chemistry, pharmaceutical, and related life sciences. Capuano IP brings to bear extensive experience in both district court litigation and patent office trials and has a demonstrated track record of successfully enforcing and defending our clients’ intellectual property rights. Lead attorney Vincent Capuano, JD, Ph.D., is an organic chemist with over two decades of specialized training and experience […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 04, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C. (RLG), California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, is pleased to announce the promotion of Rachel D. Dardashti to partner. “Rachel is a talented and polished attorney who serves as a forceful advocate for her clients. She is ready to advance her practice to the next level, and I am proud to elevate her to partner at our firm,” said Brandon S. Reif, Managing Shareholder at RLG. Dardashti has been working with Brandon S. Reif and Marc S. Ehrlich since […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 02, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C., California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, today filed petitions to confirm two JAMS arbitration awards totaling $12,114,017.87 for two elderly victims of financial elder abuse against an insurance agency and its co-owners. “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants. In this case, the amount awarded, a 17 times multiplier on the out-of-pocket losses, shines sunlight on the financial abuse the victims suffered,” said lead trial attorney, Brandon S. Reif, of Reif Law Group, P.C. The disputes involved […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 01, 2022 – Reif Law Group, P.C., California’s preeminent boutique trial and litigation law firm for securities and business disputes, today announced a ruling against American General Life Insurance Company and California insurance agent Stuart Cohen in an ongoing financial elder abuse case. In the case, a 78 years’ old customer was promised over $350,000 in commission rebates in exchange for buying a $10 million life insurance policy. The insurance agent Cohen induced the plaintiff, an elderly California customer, to buy the life insurance policy in exchange for rebating 50 percent of the […]


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The Sommers Schwartz team fights harder and smarter when your future depends on crossing the goal line. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. Detroit, MI (Law Firm Newswire) February 17, 2022 – Sommers Schwartz, a powerhouse litigation firm, has released a brand-new commercial that reminds viewers what it takes to be a champion in the courtroom year after year. Your future. Our fight. Sommers Schwartz. The team of nationally recognized lawyers at Sommers Schwartz fights for clients who have been seriously injured by others’ wrongful acts and negligence. The law firm has more than 45 years of experience handling personal […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2022 – Wirtz Law APC announced today that the firm is tracking a proposed ballot initiative that would cap attorneys’ fees on lemon law claims in California, potentially restricting consumer access to proper legal representation. “The state’s consumer protection law as it currently exists is designed to allow every consumer, especially the underserved, to hire qualified attorneys to protect their rights and fight back against the big automakers,” said Richard Wirtz, founder of Wirtz Law. The initiative, The Consumer Legal Fee Protection Act, was proposed by the Civil Justice Association of California […]


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Geneva, IL (Law Firm Newswire) January 20, 2022 – We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Chavez has been named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers℠. To be selected as an Emerging Lawyer, a candidate must be of proven character and display an outstanding aptitude for the practice of law early in their career. Emerging Lawyers, who are selected by their peers, must be 40 years of age or younger or have practiced for no more than 10 years. Only 2 percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in the state are considered Emerging Lawyers. Elizabeth Chavez is highly […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 10, 2022 – Richard Wirtz, founding attorney of Wirtz Law APC, recently lent his insights about the state’s lemon law to an article run by Super Lawyers®, When Does a Car Qualify as a Lemon in California? In particular, Mr. Wirtz clarified the meaning of the term “substantial impairment” under the statute, which he referred to as a “term of art ” that means a defect must impair the safety, value, or use of a vehicle. He also elaborated on the meaning of “reasonable number of repair attempts” by saying:“There is case law […]


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Summit, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) October 19, 2021 – Gearhart Law, an Intellectual Property law firm based in New Jersey, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Klobucar, Esq. to the position of partner with the firm. Gearhart Law has over 30 years of experience dedicated to Intellectual Property and Patent law and related litigation both nationally and internationally. James Klobucar, Esq., is the firm’s Chair for the Consumer and Design Patents Group. As such, James is responsible for overseeing the consumer and design patent practice group as well as keeping the firm up to date on international and […]


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Melville, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 15, 2021 – Freiberger Haber LLP is pleased to announce that co-founding partners, Jonathan H. Freiberger and Jeffrey M. Haber, have been named by Super Lawyers magazine to be among the top lawyers in the New York metropolitan area. This is Mr. Freiberger’s second, and Mr. Haber’s tenth, consecutive year of selection. Both Messrs. Freiberger and Haber were recognized for their work in business litigation. Super Lawyers Magazine® is an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. It recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves by both a high degree of professional achievement and by peer recognition. Each […]


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Atlanta, GA (Law Firm Newswire) September 23, 2021 – Contract Counselors is excited to announce the launch of a new online legal platform committed to simplifying and optimizing how law firms and contract attorneys connect. The purpose of the platform is twofold: provide law firms a flexible alternative to traditional legal staffing in an easy-to-use way while also giving freelance attorneys the ability to work where, how, and as much as they prefer. “Many small law firms struggle with legal staffing because of the inherent unpredictability in law,” explained Joseph Robert, CFO of Contract Counselors. “While you may think you […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) July 29, 2021 – One of the many important procedural requirements when bringing a lawsuit after a Texas business dispute is serving the other party. The service requirement is intended to ensure that the other party is on notice about the claim to respond adequately. Not only is service critical to the other party’s rights, but it also ensures the orderly processing of claims in front of the court.  Recently, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas issued an opinion in a business dispute case discussing the service requirement. In that case, […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) June 22, 2021 – The Texas Supreme Court Reverses the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas in Important Decision Involving Business Organizations Recently, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion reaffirming the court’s commitment to the reasoning behind last year’s holding in Pike v. Texas EMC Management, LLC. The issue presented by Pike and the recent case, Cooke v. Karlseng, is whether a limited partner can sue another limited partner in his individual capacity or whether the partner’s claims can only be brought on behalf of the partnership. A Quick Summary of the Important Facts […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 6, 2021 – Aliant, an international law firm with operations on five continents and in 17 countries, announced today the opening of Aliant Panama. The new office was formed through a partnership with Officium Lex Lau Abogados Panama. Aliant Law was founded in 2015 to deliver cross-border international legal services, including M&A, corporate transactional, and litigation. The firm has operations in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, and Central America. Officium Lex has handled major cross-border matters in geothermal energy, real estate, and financial services, and led major international corporate agreements and […]


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Hickory, NC (Law Firm Newswire) April 13, 2021 – Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP announces attorney Gregory D. Huffman has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Huffman, a Hickory native with 25 years of legal experience, comes to the firm from Moretz Marketing where he was involved in the redevelopment of the Moretz Mills building. Mr. Huffman previously served as Vice President-Legal for international apparel company Gildan Activewear (GIL: NYSE) where he managed the legal functions in the US, Asia, and Mexico. Prior to Gildan, he served as Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary and General Counsel for Gold Toe-Moretz, […]


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Waltham, MA (Law Firm Newswire) April 01, 2021 – Notice is hereby given that all claims against the defendant, Arcserve (USA) LLC and Marlin Management Company, LLC were not dismissed, and all claims remain and are subject to full discovery. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Superior Court, delivered the following denial response verbatim: “EXPANDED ENDORSEMENT on defendant, Arcserve (USA) LLC’s (“Arcserve”) and Marlin Management Company LLC’ s (“Marlin”), motion to dismiss. Claims brought by plaintiffs center on an asset purchase agreement between plaintiff, FastArchiver Software, LLC (“FastArchiver”) and Arcserve LLC, and the communications/negotiations precedent, relating to the sale of FastArchiver’s email […]


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San Mateo, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 20, 2021 – Sanjiv N. Singh, a Professional Law Corporation, with co-counsel Indrajana Law Group, a Professional Law Corporation, have filed suit in Alameda County against Henry Schein, Inc., one of the world’s leading healthcare product distributors. The lawsuit alleges wrongful termination in connection with a longstanding employee’s Asian American wife who was denigrated on the basis of her Asian heritage and objectified on the basis of her gender without any intervention or appropriate action by Henry Schein. The lawsuit specifically alleges that Henry Schein maliciously and repeatedly retaliated against her husband after […]


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