ELLIOTT GREENLEAF WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSING CLAIM OF JOINT-EMPLOYER LIABILITY IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIM

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania granted Elliott Greenleaf’s motion for summary judgment dismissing its client, Lackawanna County (“County”), from an employment discrimination suit raising claims under Title VII and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. The Plaintiff, a bus driver for County of Lackawanna Transit System Authority (“COLTS”), alleged to […]

Dean R. Phillips Presents Appellate Practice Education to Defense Institute

Elliott Greenleaf Shareholder Dean R. Phillips was the featured speaker at a Continuing Legal Education seminar in mid-December 2012 for the members of the Defense Institute of Philadelphia on Recent Developments in Appellate Practice and Procedure. Mr. Phillips’ presentation focused on trial and appellate tactics to preserve issues and avoid waiver traps. Drawing from his […]

Shelley Kinsella, Stuart Smith, Joel Wolff and Stewart Greenleaf, Jr. Named Shareholders

Elliott Greenleaf elected five of its experienced trial lawyers as shareholders. Mark A. Kearney, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Hiring Committee, stated “With credibility won in courts throughout the United States, Shelley Kinsella, Stuart Smith, Joel Wolff and Stewart Greenleaf, Jr. bring committed and creative winning ways to the Firm’s and its clients’ legal, business and […]

Elliott Greenleaf Wins Jury Verdict in Civil Rights Case

Following three days of trial in a Section 1983 civil rights case before Judge A. Richard Caputo, a jury in the United States Middle District of Pennsylvania unanimously found in favor of Elliott Greenleaf’s clients at a correctional facility who were accused of using excessive force and failing to provide medical treatment to the Plaintiff, […]

Deborah H. Simon is appointed an Adjunct Professor of Law

The Rutgers School of Law has appointed Firm shareholder, Deborah H. Simon, as an adjunct professor of law teaching trial advocacy. Mrs. Simon, an experienced courtroom attorney and Pennsylvania Superlawyer, returns to her law school alma mater to teach advocacy with an emphasis on ethics and professional responsibility.

Third Circuit affirms Elliott Greenleaf’s successful dismissal of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act lawsuit by employer against former employees

On October 2, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the District Court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing all claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 U.S.C. §§1030 et seq., that had been asserted against Elliott Greenleaf’s client by his former employer in the tin and alloys […]

Stewart J. Greenleaf, Sr. is featured speaker at National Conference of Metropolitan Courts

Senior shareholder Stewart J. Greenleaf, Sr. was a featured speaker at the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts held in Pittsburgh in October 2012. Mr. Greenleaf specifically spoke on “Policy considerations for conviction integrity in Pennsylvania: an opportunity for our courts and legislators to respond.” Mr. Greenleaf, a Pennsylvania state senator since 1979, has chaired Pennsylvania […]

Mary E. Kohart appointed as a Fellow of the American Bar Association

Mary E. Kohart has been appointed a “Fellow” of the American Bar Association, an honor limited to 1/3 of one percent of Pennsylvania lawyers. The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers based upon demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare […]