Patrick R. Casey, John P. Elliott, and Narciso Alejandro Rodriguez-Cayro Appointed to Governor-Elect Tom Wolf’s Transition Review Teams

On December 15, 2014, Governor–elect Tom Wolf named Elliott Greenleaf attorneys Patrick R. Casey, John P. Elliott, and Narciso Alejandro Rodriguez-Cayro to his Transition Review Teams. Mr. Casey serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department Transition Team.  Mr. Elliott serves as a member of the Transition Review Team overseeing the Pennsylvania Department of […]

MCCA RECOGNIZES ELLIOTT GREENLEAF’S RAFAEL X. ZAHRALDDIN-ARAVENA AS A 2014 DIVERSITY & THE BAR RAINMAKER

Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena Selected as a 2014 Diversity & the Bar Rainmaker WILMINGTON, DE – Elliott Greenleaf’s, Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena was featured in the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s (“MCCA”) November/December issue of Diversity & the Bar. The MCCA is the premier organization of in house legal departments dedicated to diversity and professional development of minorities […]

JOHN M. ELLIOTT IS LEAD PRESENTER IN PHILADELPHIA CEREMONY DEDICATING STATE HISTORICAL MARKER HONORING COMMODORE JOHN BARRY, “THE FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY”

Elliott Greenleaf’s Chairman and CEO John M. Elliott was a featured presenter at the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission’s dedication of the Marker permanently honoring Commodore John Barry, “the Father of the American Navy.” Located at historic Penn’s Landing, adjacent to the Delaware River where Commodore Barry’s fledgling Navy protected America from the British during […]

U.S. Senate Confirms Mark A. Kearney as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The United States Senate today confirmed by voice vote President Obama’s nomination of Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Mark A. Kearney as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the oldest federal trial court in the Country. Mr. Kearney now becomes the first lawyer from Montgomery County elevated directly from […]

Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, Shelley Kinsella and Eric Sutty serve as lead panelists at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 20th Annual Business Lawyers’ Institute

Elliott Greenleaf’s Chair of its National Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, shareholder and director Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, along with shareholder Shelley Kinsella and Eric Sutty, served as lead lecturers for the “Directors’, Officers’ and Advisors’ Liability” presentation at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 20th Annual Business Lawyers’ Institute.  This panel examined issues surrounding the proper protections in place […]

Elliott Greenleaf’s Rafael Zahralddin is a Panelist at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 19th Annual Bankruptcy Institute

Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Chair of the Firm’s National Reorganization and Restructuring Practice, served as a panelist on the “Trends in Commercial Bankruptcy” presentation at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 19th Annual Bankruptcy Institute Forum.  This panel examined issues surrounding credit bidding by secured creditors, corporate governance and the use of independent directors in […]

Mark A. Kearney honored as Trial Lawyer of the Year

The Trial Lawyers Section of the Montgomery Bar Association has selected Elliott Greenleaf shareholder Mark A. Kearney as its 2014 “Trial Lawyer of the Year”.   In selecting him, his colleagues at the Montgomery Bar recognized that Mr. Kearney is an accomplished and experienced trial lawyer focusing on commercial and employment litigation in the federal and […]

Elliott Greenleaf wins Superior Court’s discharge of a guarantor’s debt under the Deficiency Judgment Act

The Pennsylvania Superior Court, affirming the President Judge of Bucks County’s lengthy opinion and Order, held that Elliott Greenleaf’s client, a guarantor of corporate debt, could not be liable on the balance of the debt obligation owing after foreclosure on the borrower’s industrial property due to the lender’s failure to timely file a petition to […]

ELLIOTT GREENLEAF DEFEATS CIVIL RIGHTS CLASS ACTION AGAINST LUZERNE COUNTY

In Flora v. County of Luzerne, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently held that a former county public defender had no standing to pursue a class action alleging that a lack of County funding was a “constructive denial” of counsel, that violated the constitutional rights of the public defender’s clients. Alleging a lack of funding, the […]