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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Elkton physician faces federal bank fraud charges in case involving WSFS

Dr. Zahid Aslam, 44, a Maryland  physician with a practice in Delaware and a medical center in Elkton was charged by the federal grand jury in a three-count Indictment with conspiracy to commit bank...

Opposition builds to legislation that would double alcohol beverage tax

Opposition is building to plans to more than double alcohol beverage taxes in the state.  So far, the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Delaware Restaurant Association have announced their opposition to the bill. The alcohol tax...

Fish & Richardson will pilot ‘Mansfield Rule’ diversity project

Fish & Richardson announced that it has partnered with Diversity Lab to pilot the “Mansfield Rule,” which requires law firms to consider women and attorneys of color for at least 30% of the candidate...

Democrats propose new income tax bracket for those making more than $125,000 a year

Democrats introduced a  proposal Wednesday that would create a new personal income tax bracket for top wage earners, cut back on deductions for those nearing retirement age, and generate nearly $70 million in revenue. The...

Law firm opening Legal Grounds cafe in Elsmere

A law firm in Elsmere is opening a cafe at its offices. According to the announcement, "At first blush, it seemed like an off the wall idea: a local law firm opening a coffee shop...

Heckert joins Gawthrop Greenwood’s Wilmington office as partner

 Carl W. Heckert  has joined the law firm of   Gawthrop Greenwood, PC,  as a partner. Licensed in Delaware and Pennsylvania, Heckert’s multi-jurisdictional practice focuses on real estate, family, and business law. He will be based...

TransPerfect employee group rejects demand to disclose source of funding

A custodian working on the sale of TransPerfect is seeking information on the money behind, the group, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware. Law360 reported the demand came as Citizens for a Pro-Business  Delaware  sought information...

Houghton of Morris Nichols named Bar Association president

Michael Houghton, a partner with the Wilmington, Delaware law firm of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, has been elected President of the Delaware State Bar Association (“Association”), effective July 1, 2017.  For over 90...

Quinlan, Setting take court administration positions

The Delaware Judiciary announced that Deputy State Court Administrator Amy Arnott Quinlan will become  State Court Administrator when Pat Griffin leaves the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) on June 30 to take a...

Visting judges to take on some of the case load of Delaware federal court

  Due to vacancies, U.S. District  Court has found it necessary to invite judges from outside of the District of Delaware to handle cases.   The court has created a “roster” of visiting judges, which  consists of...