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June 16, 2023
On April 19, 2023, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision, holding that section 363(m) of the Bankruptcy Code is not jurisdictional in terms of appellate review of an asset sale order, but, rather, that section 363(m) only contains limitations on the relief that may be afforded
March 14, 2023
On February 22, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision holding that debtors whose debts were incurred through fraud may not have such debts discharged, even if the debtor did not participate in, or even have knowledge of, the fraud. In Bartenwerfer v. Buckley, 598 U.S.
January 6, 2022
The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) codifies federal policy favoring the enforceability of contractual arbitration clauses. Due to the FAA, courts will thus generally require parties to arbitrate a dispute if their contract so dictates. This is no less true in bankruptcy court, at least in connecti
July 31, 2023
On Friday, July 7, 2023, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an important decision construing the application of the statute of limitations in wrongful death cases. The decision likely will have the greatest impact in product liability litigation, such as tobacco and asbestos cases, whe
June 9, 2023
In 2019, the United States Supreme Court concluded that the “wholly groundless” exception employed by the Fifth Circuit and some other Courts of Appeals was inconsistent with the text of the Federal Arbitration Act and with Supreme Court precedent.1 The “wholly groundless” exception allowed the cour
May 23, 2023
A supervisor, upon hearing a complaint of sexual harassment, decided to investigate on her own. Kristie Alley, a frontline supervisor at a Penguin Random House warehouse, received a complaint of sexual harassment from an employee that she supervised. Although the employer had directed all supervis
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November 7, 2023
McElroy Deutsch is pleased to announce that Joseph P. Jaconetta has joined the Firm as a Partner in its Hartford, Connecticut office.
November 2, 2023
McElroy Deutsch today announced that it has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, nationally in 4 practice areas and regionally in 26 practice areas. Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.
August 17, 2023
McElroy Deutsch is pleased to announce that 44 of its attorneys have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® with 4 of its attorneys receiving “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. "For more than 40 years, the rigorous methodology of Best Lawyers has ensured the integrity and esteem of our legal recognitions," said Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.