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I (Think) I’m Ready for My First Trial. Do I want a Jury or Nonjury Trial?

I (Think) I’m Ready for My First Trial. Do I want a Jury or Nonjury Trial?

In this online publication of the Legal Intelligencer, Edward T. Kang discusses and compares the relative merits of jury and bench trials based on analysis of data and comparative studies on the outcome of cases categorized by choice of fact-finder. While jury trials may seem the norm according to the media, bench trial is the […]

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Jason Guss and David Scott Join Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt

Jason Guss and David Scott Join Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt

Philadelphia, PA (December 6, 2016):  Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ is pleased to announce the addition of associates Jason Guss and David Scott. Jason Guss concentrates his practice on a wide range of business transactional matters including entity formation, drafting internal documents, […]

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The Legal Intelligencer’s Women in the Profession Roundtable

The Legal Intelligencer’s Women in the Profession Roundtable

KHF founding member Jacklyn Fetbroyt was invited to participate in The Legal Intelligencer’s Women in the Profession Roundtable, featured in the publication’s November 2016 “Top Women in Law” special supplement. The roundtable, moderated by Morgan Lewis chair Jami McKeon, addressed issues that included recruitment and retention of female lawyers, gender equality issues, work-life balance and […]

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Class Action Rule Changes Are (Likely) Coming to Federal Courts

Class Action Rule Changes Are (Likely) Coming to Federal Courts

In August of this year, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure released a preliminary draft of proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Perhaps the most notable of the proposed amendments are those relating to Rule 23, which governs class actions. Rule 23 has been substantively amended four times […]

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Jason Powell on Class Action Suit against Philadelphia Police

Jason Powell on Class Action Suit against Philadelphia Police

Jason E. Powell of Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC featured in CBS Philly’s report on the class action suit against the City of Philadelphia for Philadelphia Police Department’s improper issuing of speeding tickets. Jason’s interview in CBS Philly’s coverage can be found here. To read about the details of the class action case, please see our article or […]

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Accountants Have No Duty of Care Toward Third-Party Investors, or Do They?

Accountants Have No Duty of Care Toward Third-Party Investors, or Do They?

In 2001, Anderson was one of the “Big Five” public accounting firms. Founded by Arthur Anderson, whose motto was “think straight, talk straight.” The Anderson firm was one of the most respected accounting firms in the world. A year later, Anderson was found guilty of obstructing justice for destroying Enron’s financial documents. Anderson shut its […]

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Class action lawsuit filed against City of Philadelphia for improperly-issued speeding citations

Class action lawsuit filed against City of Philadelphia for improperly-issued speeding citations

On October 4, 2016, plaintiffs Dominick Owens, Rachael Bell, and Mark Zych (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) filed a class action complaint against the City of Philadelphia in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, in Owens, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, No. 161000388.  The complaint alleges that the Philadelphia Police Department (“PPD”) has been issuing speeding […]

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Edward Kang Writes on Diversity and Its Impact on the Legal Profession for the ABA’s Law Practice Today

Edward Kang Writes on Diversity and Its Impact on the Legal Profession for the ABA’s Law Practice Today

In the September 2016 edition of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today (LPT), KHF’s Edward T. Kang authors the Diversity & Inclusion column, Diversity and Its Impact on the Legal Profession. LPT, a monthly online publication of the ABA’s Law Practice Division, is distributed to nearly 500,000 lawyers and law students across the globe each month. […]

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act and Its Impact on Trade Secret Litigation

The Defend Trade Secrets Act and Its Impact on Trade Secret Litigation

Businesses develop mechanisms and procedures to cut costs, increase efficiency and otherwise set themselves apart from their competition. Methods and inventions developed to achieve these goals are often considered to be trade secrets of the business, and many businesses remain vigilant to guard their assets against a possible threat—for example, a departing employee who takes […]

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