RAFAEL ZAHRALDDIN IS A PANELIST AT 22ND ANNUAL AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE WINTER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE ON CROSS BORDER BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION

Rafael X. Zahralddin will be a panelist on Friday December 10, 2010 addressing Litigation in Cross-Border Cases at the upcoming 22nd Annual ABI Winter Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Zahralddin will be speaking at panel sponsored jointly by the ABI International Committee and ABI Bankruptcy Litigation Committee on cross border litigation issues. Mr. Zahralddin […]

FIRM LEAD EFFORTS IN DELAWARE TO REORGANIZE NATIONAL HOMEBUILDER WITH CONFIRMED PLAN

udge Peter J. Walsh of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved the reorganization plan of Elliott Greenleaf’s client Orleans Homebuilders Inc. through an order of confirmation of the debtors’ plan. Many homebuilders have filed bankruptcy in recent years. The Orleans bankruptcy seems poised to be one of the only, […]

COMMONWEALTH COURT GRANTS FIRM’S MOTION FOR JUDGMENT IN WIRETAP CASE

n the Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court’s original jurisdiction, Elliott Greenleaf successfully moved for judgment on behalf of police officers pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Wiretapping Act. The plaintiff alleged that the police officers violated the Wiretapping Act by accessing the plaintiff’s cell phone voice mail during a criminal investigation. After preliminary motions practice and an appeal to the […]

RAFAEL ZAHRALDDIN IS A PANELIST AT AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION SECTION OF BUSINESS LAW WINTER MEETING 2010 SPEAKING ON STRUCTURING TRANSACTIONS WITH CREDITOR-CHALLENGED PARTIES

Rafael X. Zahralddin will be a panelist addressing Diligencing and Structuring Transactions with Creditor-Challenged Parties. As credit tightening persists, acquisitions of financially distressed companies and assets have increased. While the price might be a bargain, the purchase can present certain liabilities if the seller later files for bankruptcy. In particular, the debtor or trustee may […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF WINS DEFENSE VERDICT IN AGE DISCRIMINATION CASE

On September 15, 2010, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, after trial, entered judgment in favor of Elliott Greenleaf’s client defeating Plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). Plaintiff, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleged that Elliott Greenleaf’s client failed to hire a job […]

RAFAEL ZAHRALDDIN IS PROGRAM CHAIR FOR A PANEL PRESENTATION ON PLEADING IN AVOIDANCE ACTIONS AT THE ABA BUSINESS BANKRUPTCY COMMITTEE FALL MEETING

Rafael Zahralddin , managing shareholder of the Firm’s Wilmington office, is the Program Chair for a panel presentation at the Fall meeting of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section, which is being held in conjunction with the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (“NCBJ”) , on October 13-16, 2010. The […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT ON INVASION OF PRIVACY FOURTH AMENDMENT CLAIM

Elliott Greenleaf won Summary Judgment on behalf of the former Luzerne County Sheriff, a Deputy Sheriff and Luzerne County in an invasion of privacy claim brought pursuant to the Fourteenth Amendment based upon a video tape recording of actions taken by the Sheriff in its office. The Honorable A. Richard Caputo of the United States […]

RAFAEL ZAHRALDDIN WAS A PANELIST AT CORPORATE COMPLIANCE AND BUSINESS ETHICS PANEL

Rafael Zahralddin, Managing Shareholder of Elliott Greenleaf’s Wilmington office, addressed corporate compliance issues at the 36th Annual Hispanic National Bar Association Convention in Dallas, Texas. The Panal included counsel and directors of legal compliance, including significant global presence, from IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and Fluor Corporation. The Panal analyzed legal compliance and best practices regarding […]