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Berger Harris Clients are Awarded Fees and Expenses in Delaware Wage Act Case

Two Berger Harris clients were awarded their attorneys’ fees and legal expenses at an inquisition hearing held by a commissioner of the Delaware Superior Court on December 8.  Under the standard articulated by the Court of Chancery in the case of Kulp v. Timmons[1], the plaintiffs were also awarded fees and costs they will incur in collecting the amount …

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2017 Supplement to Litigating the Business Divorce, Co-Authored by Brian Gottesman, Released by Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA has released the 2017 Supplement to Litigating the Business Divorce (BNA 2016). The book, and this latest update, are co-authored by Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-author Brian Gottesman. From the publisher’s website: Litigating the Business Divorce, written by more than 15 contributors who are authorities in the field, covers all aspects of business divorce, including: Pre-suit …

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Berger Harris Announces Strategic Alliance with the Harbor Law Group to Provide IP Services to Clients

Wilmington, DE – November 1, 2017 – Berger Harris LLP is pleased to announce that the firm will provide intellectual counsel services to its clients through a partnership with Catherine Rajwani, special counsel with Berger Harris and a Principal Attorney with Harbor Law Group.   Harbor Law Group is a Massachusetts-based law firm which provides a …

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Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman Present CLE on Structured Finance Opinions

Cross-posted at BusinessLawBasics.com. Berger Harris partners Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman presented a continuing legal education (CLE) course at a number of prominent law firms in the Boston area last week.  The program was entitled “Best Practices and Expectations in Delaware State Law and Nonconsolidation Opinions.” The presentation material can be downloaded by clicking the links below: “Third-Party Delaware …

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Berger Harris Attorneys Win Victory In Delaware Wage Act Case

Berger Harris attorneys Brian Gottesman and David Anthony secured an award of $36,000 in unpaid wages on behalf of two attorneys. The attorneys, former W-2 employees of the law firm Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg, filed suit under the Delaware Wage Payment and Collection Act (“Wage Act”).[1]  Novak Druce, which is in the process of winding down its affairs, at first did not respond …

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Tom Preston Joins Berger Harris; Will Serve as ADR Neutral in Arbitration and Mediation Matters

Berger Harris is pleased to announce that Thomas P. Preston has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Tom, a graduate of Yale University and the University of Virginia School of Law, has been a practicing trial lawyer since 1975. Over the course of his career, he has been a partner in several firms based in Philadelphia and Wilmington, for which …

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Berger Harris partner Brian Gottesman named a 2017 Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Star

Wilmington – Berger Harris partner Brian Gottesman has been named a 2017 Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Star. In 1998, Super Lawyers launched Rising Stars to recognize top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers …

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Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman to Present “Third-Party Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions”

Berger Harris partners Michelle Quinn and Brian Gottesman will be presenting a webinar entitled “Third-Party Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions” for the Clear Law Institute on May 16, 2017 at 1pm Eastern. From the presentation page: Diligence is essential for practitioners drafting opinions on LLCs (and other alternative entities) to ensure they are accurate, complete and defensible. Counsel …

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Buddy Berger to Moderate State of the Market Panel at Delaware Commercial Real Estate Forecast Summit

Buddy Berger will moderate a panel on “Evaluation of the Office Market & What Tenants require today” at the Delaware Commercial Real Estate Forecast Summit on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Buddy has extensive experience in handling a variety of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions, financing and leasing transactions. In addition to handling transactions at the “front …

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