DEBORAH H. SIMON, COLIN D. DOUGHERTY AND NEIL R. LAPINSKI ELECTED AS FIRM SHAREHOLDERS

Elliott Greenleaf’s shareholders elected, by acclamation, Deborah H. Simon, Colin D. Dougherty and Neil R. Lapinski as shareholders of the Firm effective January 1, 2010. Each of these talented lawyers provide invaluable service to their clients, with Debbie Simon and Colin Dougherty focusing on litigation and employment issues throughout the United States, and Neil Lapinski […]

Elliott Greenleaf Wins Federal Court Victory For Luzerne County And Its Insurers In The Luzerne County Court Corruption Probe Class Action And Individual Consolidated Cases

On November 20, 2009, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied the Plaintiffs’ Motion to Amend their Complaint, and held that the Plaintiffs could not state a claim as against Luzerne County. The ruling effectively paves the way for Luzerne County to be dismissed from the lawsuit, and is a […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF WINS $1.8 MILLION JURY VERDICT IN COMPLEX COMMERCIAL MATTER IN PHILADELPHIA

On November 24, 2009, a Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas’ Commerce Court jury awarded a verdict of $1,785,876.50 in favor of Elliott Greenleaf’s client, an American Lawyer Top 100 law firm. A trial team of Dean Phillips, Deborah Simon, and Colin O’Boyle tried this complex commercial case to verdict before Judge Arnold New. Mr. Phillips […]

Elliott Greenleaf Wins Supreme Court Victory

In an August 18th decision that holds significant potential for economic revitalization throughout Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Gary Spahn v. Zoning Board of Adjustment et. al., Society Created to Reduce Urban Blight, et. al.,Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of Philadelphia, et.al., Nos. 25, 26, & 27 EAP 2008, Argued December 2, […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DELAWARE SPECIAL LITIGATION CO-COUNSEL FOR QIMONDA RICHMOND LLC

Elliott Greenleaf has been selected as Delaware Special Litigation Co-Counsel for the Debtors in the Qimonda Richmond LLC corporate bankruptcy cases pending in the United State Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware in an action against ABN Amro Bank N.V, the prepetition lender. The Debtors are part of an international memory chip company that designs, develops, […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF SELECTED AS DELAWARE & CONFLICT COUNSEL FOR CREDITORS COMMITTEE IN PROLIANCE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Elliott Greenleaf was selected as Delaware and Conflict Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Proliance International, Inc. corporate bankruptcy cases pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. The Debtors design, manufacture, and market heating and cooling components and systems for sale in the automotive, light and heavy duty […]

JOHN M. ELLIOTT HONORED AS TOP 100 LAWYER IN PENNSYLVANIA AND PHILADELPHIA, AND ELLIOTT GREENLEAF LAWYERS RECOGNIZED AS “SUPERLAWYERS” FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

In June 2009, Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Superlawyers again recognized Elliott Greenleaf’s Chairman, John M. Elliott, as one of the top 100 lawyers in Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia based on a comprehensive statewide poll of thirty-five thousand (35,000) Pennsylvania judges and lawyers. For the sixth consecutive year, the Firm has over ten members recognized as […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF WINS SUPERIOR COURT APPEAL IN LLC DISPUTE

Elliott Greenleaf recently won a significant Pennsylvania Superior Court appeal concerning the requirements of asset transfers to a limited liability company (“LLC”) under Pennsylvania law. Reversing the trial court, the Superior Court granted the Firm’s initial Motion to preserve the assets, and ordered an estate beneficiary who had wrongly taken $700,000 to repay the funds […]

FIRM WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN FIRST AMENDMENT AND DUE PROCESS CLAIMS

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania granted Elliott Greenleaf’s Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of the Mayor, Fire Chief and the City of Wilkes-Barre in an Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), First Amendment and Due Process case brought by a former City of Wilkes-Barre Deputy Fire Chief, who claimed […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF RECOVERS FUNDS FOR CREDITORS IN RE: TRIBUNE COMPANIES, ET. AL.

Elliott Greenleaf represented personal injury plaintiff John Van Senus in the In re: Tribune Companies, et. al., bankruptcy case. The Tribune Companies, et. al., owns eight major daily newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun and the Orlando Sentinel twenty-three television stations, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs, one of its subsidiaries, also filed […]