Saul Ewing LLP

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Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186, United States
Phone: (215) 972-7777
Fax: (215) 972-7725
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Federal Court Rules that Medical Marijuana User’s Claim Under State Law is Not Preempted by Federal Statutes

The United States District Court of the District of Connecticut became the first federal court to issue a ruling that federal law does not preempt a state law that expressly prohibits employers from firing or refusing to hire…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Going Rogue: Circumventing Your Company’s Internal Investigation Process to Identify a Whistleblower Will Cost You

The CEO of Barclays risks losing his 1.6 million-dollar bonus for launching his own personal investigation to identify the company whistleblower who wrote two anonymous letters about his colleague to the Barclays’s Board of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Middle District of Pennsylvania: No Bad Faith Where Plaintiff’s Failure to Perform Contractual Duties Was the Reason for Delay

On December 24, 2013, a fire destroyed Plaintiffs’ home. Plaintiffs’ homeowners’ policy, issued by State Farm, required insureds to submit personal property inventories within sixty days after a loss. Three days after the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

Menu Labeling Litigation Update: FDA Files Motion to Dismiss Suit Challenging Agency’s Rule Delay, Urges Southern District to Block New York City’s Rule

This week, there were developments in two menu labeling lawsuits about which we reported previously: a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA or the Agency) delay of its menu labeling rule, and a…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

Employee’s Facebook Post Crossed the Line

Last week, the Third Circuit denied a Pennsylvania-plaintiff’s application to have her retaliation claim against her former employer reinstated. The plaintiff, Mindy Caplan, a former district manager for the retail chain…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

In Data Breach Lawsuit, Mere Risk of Identity Theft is Enough to Stand On

As the frequency of data breach incidents increases at a record pace, courts are becoming less reluctant to open the floodgates and allow consumers to bring data breach lawsuits. In its recent Attias v. CareFirst, Inc. opinion,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Is Negligence Enough for Bad Faith? The Eleventh Circuit Rejects an Invitation to Let the Georgia Supreme Court Decide

In a two-paragraph opinion following oral argument, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a District Court’s judgment that Nationwide was liable for either negligent or bad faith failure to settle a claim. The trial…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

Nonretirement as Retirement

A recent article in the New York Times describes some choices made by professionals of unique forms of retirement. Each of the individuals profiled in the article stopped what they had been doing for many years, but continued to…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

FDA Announces Major Tobacco Regulatory Policy Shift; Will Address Lowering Nicotine to Non-Addictive Levels, Delay Marketing Application Deadlines

On July 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) announced a new, comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will place nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the…more
 /  Consumer Protection

NJ Seeks to Protect Consumer Data with Personal Information Privacy and Protection Act

A recently enacted New Jersey law restricts retailers from collecting and using personal information gleaned from driver’s licenses and other identification cards. The law, which will take effect October 1, 2017, is meant to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

2017 Updates to Delaware Corporate Statutes

On July 21, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law the 2017 amendments to the General Corporation Law and the Alternative Entity Statutes. The amendments will be effective on August 1, 2017 (other than the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Third Parties Aren’t Liable for POA Agent Misconduct - But Only Up to a Point

Litigation and legislation have shaped the extent to which third parties can be held liable when agents abuse their authority under Powers of Attorney (POAs). A landmark Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling known as the Vine case…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Second Circuit Applies More Lenient “Motivating Factor” Standard to Employee’s FMLA Retaliation Claim

In an opinion issued July 19, the Second Circuit vacated a jury verdict in favor of the employer, ruling that the district court judge had instructed the jury to use an incorrect standard of proof under the Family and Medical…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

House Passes FDA Reauthorization Act; Would Reauthorize Key User Fee Programs and Lengthen Medical Device Malfunction Reporting Period for Certain Products

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives (the House) passed by voice vote the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA or the Act). Introduced on May 16, 2017 by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

FTC Continues to Implement Reform Agenda; Aims to Reduce Burdens of and Improve Transparency in Commission Investigations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) announced a wave of reforms this week in line with Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen’s mission to “aggressively” implement a Trump administration directive aimed at…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Elections & Politics
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