Elliott Greenleaf WINS DISMISSAL OF THE DELAWARE INDIAN NATION’S LAWSUIT SEEKING TO EJECT LANDOWNERS IN EASTON

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently granted Elliott Greenleaf’ motion to dismiss a complaint brought by the Delaware Indian Nation against several landowners in Easton, Pennsylvania which sought to eject the landowners and collect millions of dollars for the alleged lost value of land that the Delaware Indian Nation […]

THOMAS J. ELLIOTT IS ELECTED SECRETARY OF THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRIAL LAWYERS

Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Thomas J. Elliott has been elected as the Secretary of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Trial Lawyers Section; his term will begin in January 2005. This Section, consisting of over 120 active trial lawyers in Montgomery County , through monthly meetings and seminars, represents the interests of trial lawyers in the federal […]

Elliott Greenleaf OBTAINS INJUNCTION ENDING TEACHERS’ WORK STOPPAGE

As widely reported in Northeastern Pennsylvania ‘s news media, on November 22, 2004, Elliott Greenleaf obtained an injunction ordering teachers back to the classroom. (Crestwood School District v. Crestwood Education Association, No. 95-E-2004 (C.C.P. Luzerne November 22, 2004)). After engaging in collective bargaining negotiations, the Crestwood Education Association, the organization representing Luzerne County’s Crestwood School […]

Third Circuit Affirms Elliott Greenleaf’ Arguments in Support of Dismissal of Claims in Title VII Case

On November 8, 2004, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the May 16, 2002 Order and Opinion of the Honorable J. Curtis Joyner of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granting Elliott Greenleaf’ motions for summary judgment on claims of gender, race, religious and national […]

Kevin S. Anderson Passes Florida Bar Examination

Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Kevin S. Anderson passed the Florida Bar Examination. He sat for the examination in July 2004. He is presently the senior shareholder in the Firm’s corporate and transactional practices, and maintains a very active practice, along with his role as an adjunct professor. Elliott Greenleaf attorneys are members of the Bars of […]

Elliott Greenleaf Attorneys Present Continuing Legal Education for the Bench and Bar

Several Elliott Greenleaf attorneys have been selected throughout Pennsylvania to present continuing legal education seminars for lawyers and judges. Shareholders Thomas J. Elliott and Timothy T. Myers each presented seminars to the Philadelphia Bench Bar Conference in Atlantic City on November 5 and 6, 2004. Mr. Elliott, a former two term member of the Disciplinary […]

United States District Court Agrees With Elliott Greenleaf That Alleged State Law Medical Negligence Claim Against Managed Care Organization Belongs in the Federal Courts

Following the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Aetna Health Inc. v. Davila, 124 S.Ct. 2488 (2004), Elliott Greenleaf filed a Notice of Removal in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on July 20, 2004 in the case of Brown v. Wiener, M.D., et al., 04-CV-3442, thereby removing the […]

Brian Elias is appointed to the Joint State Government Commission’s Advisory Committee on the Consumer Credit Code

The Joint State Government Commission of the Pennsylvania General Assembly has appointed Elliott Greenleaf attorney Brian R. Elias to serve on the Advisory Committee on the Consumer Credit Code. The Committee will study ways to update and modernize various consumer finance legislation and the advisability of merging all such legislation into a consolidated Consumer Credit […]

Elliott Greenleaf Elects John G. Dean as its Senior Shareholder in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Brings Additional Litigation Experience to the Region

Elliott Greenleaf’s shareholders have unanimously elected John G. Dean, a veteran Northeastern Pennsylvania litigator, as the senior shareholder in the Firm’s Scranton office and member of the Firm’s Board of Directors. The Firm’s strong presence in Northeastern Pennsylvania has been bolstered by the addition of Ingrid S. Cronin, a senior trial lawyer in the Luzerne […]