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Friday, November 8, 2019

Seitz, Montgomery-Reeves Supreme Court nominations confirmed

The Delaware State Senate confirmed Gov. John Carney's nominations of  Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. to serve as the next Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and Vice-Chancellor Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to serve as...

Former TransPerfect co-owner loses bid for reimbursement of legal fees

Delaware Chancellor Andre Bouchard denied Elizabeth Elting's request for reimbursement of legal fees related to the sale of the company.    Elting was 50 percent owner of the translation services company TransPerfect. Chancery was the setting...

TransPerfect group claims victory after nomination of Montgomery-Reeves to Supreme...

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware  Campaign Manager Chris Coffey has released the following statement after news that Gov. John Carney will nominate  Tamika Montgomery-Reeves. "Today is a monumental victory for our nearly 4,000 members...

Carney nominates Seitz as Chief Justice with Reeves selected to fill his...

Gov.  John Carney  will  nominate Justice Collins J. Seitz, Jr. to serve as the next Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Seitz – who has served as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court...

Motherhood Maternity parent files for Chapter 11 in Delaware

Destination Maternity Corporation has filed for Chapter  in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company is seeking bidders for the business, which includes a Motherhood Maternity locations in Christiana Mall...

Law notes: Governor’s Office, Morris Nichols, Morris James, Richards, Layton and Finger, WSFS

  Carney’s chief of staff moves to law firm Gov. John Carney announced changes to his senior staff in the Office of the Governor.  Doug Gramiak – who has served as Chief of Staff since Governor Carney...

Chancellor orders law firm to include invoices in TransPerfect bills

Delaware Chancellor Andre Bouchard has ruled that all bills  from the law firm of Skadden Arps  must include a detailed invoice.   The ruling came during a conference with attorneys. Bouchard had earlier fined TransPerfect $30,000 a...

Multicultural section of State Bar disassociates itself from TransPerfect group

A group representing multicultural members of the Delaware State Bar Association has distanced itself from Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware. The letter went on to claim that Citizens is co-opting the effort by lawyers to increase diversity....

Chancellor fines TransPerfect $30,000 a day in billing dispute

Translation services company TransPerfect is being fined $30,000 a day for defying court orders. Chancellor Andre Bouchard issued the ruling on Thursday that also ordered TransPerfect to pay legal fees. The high-profile case featured celebrity attorney...

Letter calls for governor to consider diversity in Supreme Court nomination

A  letter from the Multicultural Judges & Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Delaware, the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, and the Delaware Barristers Association is calling for...