Posted on: December 8, 2017

Two Berger Harris clients were awarded their attorneys’ fees and legal expenses at an inquisition hearing held by a commissioner of the Delaware Superior Court on December 8.  Under the standard articulated by the Court of Chancery in the case of Kulp v. Timmons[1], the plaintiffs were also awarded fees and costs they will incur in collecting the amount of the judgment.

Tag: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Creditor / Debtor Law, Equity / Chancery, Labor and Employment
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Bloomberg BNA has released the 2017 Supplement to Litigating the Business Divorce (BNA 2016). The book, and this latest update, are co-authored by Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman.

From the publisher’s website:

Litigating the Business Divorce, written by more than 15 contributors who are authorities in the field, covers all aspects of business divorce, including:

Tag: Alternative Business Entities, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal History, Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships, Professional News, Securities, Torts
Posted on: November 23, 2017

On October 31, 1777, following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga, Henry Laurens of South Carolina, then President of the Continental Congress, appointed a committee of Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, Samuel Adams of Massachusetts, and General Daniel Roberdeau, then residing in York, Pennsylvania, to formulate a draft National Thanksgiving Proclamation.

Tag: Legal History, Legal Theory
Posted on: November 19, 2017

At the California Employment Law Report, Anthony Zaller highlights five issues regarding the US Supreme Court’s anticipated December decision in Epic System Corp. v. Lewis and the impact that it may have on businesses going into 2018.

Tag: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Contracts, Labor and Employment
Posted on: November 8, 2017

This case summary was prepared by Joshua Jacobs

Tag: Comparative Law, Corporations