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Why Ballard Spahr Will Merge Twice In Just Four Months

In just one week, Ballard Spahr has announced two mergers that will expand the firm in terms of practice and sheer size. Just Tuesday, the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Hooray for Lawyers!

We know, we know; we hate lawyers as much as the next guy. Maybe more so — we have some in our family. But we […]

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Philly Insider Arthur Makadon Dead at 70

The Inquirer (paywall) reports: Arthur Makadon, 70, one of the most influential figures in Philadelphia’s legal and political realms for the past three decades, died […]

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Supposedly “Neutral” Rendell Hosts A Gubernatorial Fundraiser

A week ago, we noted with great disappointment and regret that (possible mayoral candidate?!?!?!) Ed Rendell would not be supporting any Democratic gubernatorial candidates in […]

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Pulse: Chatter: Grave Digs

“It was,” says one person in attendance, “the first-ever eulogy as attack ad.” The setting: the recent funeral of legendary Philly attorney Alan Davis. The […]

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Philly Lawyers Lead the Baylor Investigation That Cost Kenneth Starr the Presidency

An investigation by two leading Philadelphia lawyers has resulted in top-level personnel overhaul at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Head Football Coach Art Biles has […]

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Power Crowd Attends Arthur Makadon Memorial

The Inquirer reports on Monday’s memorial for Arthur Makadon, the Philadelphia lawyer who was connected just about every insider in town. Roughly 300 people showed […]

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Philly Judge Sentences Cyberbully

Good Riddance. A federal judge sentenced Matthew Bean, of Bergenfield, N.J., to 45 days in the pen for leading an “electronic mob” that tried to […]


Philly Lawyer Fires Back at New York Times

In the fine print of contracts that nobody reads lies language big corporations use to ban customers from joining together in class-action lawsuits — thus removing a big […]

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Rendell’s Firm Raked in DRPA Dough

Marshals on the Manhunt. U.S. Marshals are helping the Philly cops track down an accused murderer who escaped from a police van in the Northeast […]

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Pulse: Real Estate: Titles & Deeds

That HGTV crew trailing petite realtor-ista Joanne Davidow of Prudential Fox & Roach across Rittenhouse Square recently was following her up to the Sidney and […]

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Ready For Hillary Super PAC Party at G Lounge

On January 30 the Ready For Hillary Super PAC had its first fundraiser — despite the fact that Hillary Clinton has not yet announced a […]

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Is This the End of Jayson Werth?

And the New Owner of the Inky and Daily News Is…. Uh, nobody yet. They got so bogged down in preliminary stuff yesterday they didn’t […]

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PA Governors Spend Millions on Private Law Firms

Harrisburg’s ABC27 reports that Pennsylvania’s governors — including, but not limited to, Tom Corbett — have spent millions of dollars handing state cases to outside […]

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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski on Rendell’s Support in Gubernatorial Run: Just Kidding

Friday, Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski name-dropped Ed Rendell as the host of a Center City party on Thursday night to benefit his ongoing gubernatorial campaign: […]