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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Supreme Cout ruling upholds Harbeson man’s right to have hobby garage

The Delaware Supreme Court, without comment,  upheld a Chancery Court ruling  on a long-running lawsuit that pitted neighbors against a legless  Harbeson man's hobby garage. The case, which made national news,  pitted Charles Williams, against...

Former Superior Court Judge Young joins Regar Rizzo

Reger Rizzo & Darnall announced that  Robert B. Young,   has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Firm's newly opened Dover office. Young joined Reger Rizzo & Darnall in June of 2017, after...

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...