Elliott Greenleaf distributes cy pres funds to Legal Aid

Firm News

October 2, 2014

Under a September 30, 2014 Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Elliott Greenleaf distributed residual settlement funds under Pa.R.Civ.P.1716 to worthy charities in Eastern Pennsylvania. These charities included Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a non-profit organization which provides lawyers for indigent persons in civil matters, including landlord/tenant, family and bankruptcy court disputes. Elliott Greenleaf is pleased to be able to distribute funds to worthy charities throughout 2014. Elliott Greenleaf’s Timothy T. Myers, Mark A. Kearney and Aimee L. Kumer successfully petitioned the Court for distribution of the cy pres funds from a class action trial.