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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Carney, Congressional Delegation criticize bill that would limit Delaware bankruptcy options

Gov. John Carney and the state's Congressional delegation came out swinging in opposing legislation that would limit the ability of companies to file bankruptcy Delaware.  Carney (D) and Delaware’s congressional delegation, U.S. Sens. Tom Carper...

Jennings leaves county post to run for Attorney General

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced that Chief Administrative Officer Kathy Jennings has ended her tenure in county government to pursue a new professional opportunity.  It was reported that Jennings, a long-time Wilmington lawyer...

Potter Anderson announces partners and of counsel position

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP announced that J. Matthew Belger and Bindu A. Palapura have been elected partners of the firm, and Ryan M. Murphy has been promoted to counsel. Belger is a partner...

McDonough 1st woman to head large Delaware law firm

Kathleen Furey McDonough is the new chair of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP’s executive committee, effective January 1. She is the first woman to be elected chair in Potter Anderson’s 192-year history as well as the first...

Delaware utility advocate wants lower federal taxes to trigger lower electric bills

The Delaware Public Advocate says  lower corporate taxes should lead to lower utility bills. On December 22,  President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) into law, This law will result...

TransPefect co-owner files suit after partner emerges as successful bidder

The litigation over the sale of TransPerfect seems destined to continue after a decision on the sale of the company. Chancery Daily (subscription)  reported that Elizabeth Elting filed a suit in Chancery Court  against Philip...

After being snubbed by EPA, state announces hearing on Clean Power repeal

The Delaware  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a public meeting early next month on the repeal of the federal Clean Power Plan. It is not clear on whether an Environmental Protection...

White House nominates Connolly, Noreika for federal district court judgeships

The  White House announced that Maryellen Noreika and Colm F. Connolly, who were recommended by U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.) for judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the District...

Nine Morris, Nichols attorneys admitted to Delaware bar

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce nine attorneys associated with the firm were admitted to the Delaware bar on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. “We congratulate these new attorneys upon reaching this...

Cecil County to pursue suits against opioid makers, wholesalers

  Cecil County Government, MD has  retained the Dallas  law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. to investigate and file litigation against wholesale distributors and manufacturers of prescription opioid medication. The county has long struggled with...
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