Firm News: 2006
Firm News: 2005
Firm News: 2004
Fall Semester 2005: A firm attorney is a featured lecturer at the Baida Center for Entrepreneurship in Technology.
July 2005: Firm attorneys are retained to represent the seller of a commercial office building in North Eastern Pennsylvania.
July 2005: Neal A. Jacobs is picked to be an arbitrator in a commercial arbitration.
July 2005: Neal A. Jacobs; Matthew I. Cohen and Joshua A. Gelman prevailed in a Class Action defeating the Preliminary Objections of AT&T Wireless (now Cingular) and the case is now scheduled for an upcoming Class Certification hearing.
July 2005: Neal A. Jacobs and Jared H. Reiss closed on the sale of multiple retail locations for a retail wireless dealer.
July 2005: Neal A. Jacobs and a firm attorney closed on a client's Acquisition of a fifty percent interest in an ongoing proven telecommunications company.
July 2005: Neal A. Jacobs Matthew I. Cohen and Joshua A. Gelman prevailed in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals overcoming all arguments made by Nextel Communications in its appeal of the Judgment entered in the case of Communication Consultants Inc. v. Nextel Communications (Docket No. 04-2750). As a result of this smashing victory the Firm's client was finally able to recover the damages for the destruction of its business over three years ago as a result of the wrongful termination of its distributorship agreement with Nextel.
July 2005: The Firm files suit against "Madonna" Ciccone and Maverick Motion Picture Group, LLC for failure to repay interim financing provided for a motion picture deal.
July 2005: The Firm is retained to perform a corporate clean up for a professional services firm.
July 2005: A firm attorney was admitted to the New York Bar
June 2005: Neal A. Jacobs, Matthew I. Cohen and Joshua A. Gelman of the Firm prevailed in a major arbitration decision allowing claims for tens of millions dollars in damages to go forward to a final arbitration. The Arbitrator determined that the disclaimer of damages in the contract was explicitly not applicable, and thus the Firm's client is now able to move forward with its efforts to recover the tens of millions of dollars in damages done to its business.
June 2005: The Firm is retained to represent the interests of the majority shareholders in a real estate company.
June 2005: The firm is retained to represent a creditor in a Bankruptcy preference action.
June 2005: Neal A. Jacobs is honored by being asked to chair a Seminar on Partnerships, LLS's and LLP's sponsored by Lorman Education Services.
June 2005: The Firm represents a financial entity in the acquisition of a secured position from a third party lender.
June 2005: A firm attorney is appointed to the Board of Directors for the Jenkintown Branch of the Settlement Music School
May 2005: The Firm is retained to represent the interests of a Professional Engineer joining a Professional Engineering Firm.
May 2005: The Firm appeals to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to vindicate the interests of the United States Bankruptcy Trustee administering the Bankruptcy Estate.
May 2005: The Firm was retained to represent Doctor's interests in a medical practice in a business divorce.
May 2005: Neal A. Jacobs' business acumen was honored with an invitation to be a Judge in the Temple University, Fox School of Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute, in its Annual Business Plan Competition.
May 2005: The Firm was recently honored to have two of our attorneys named as Super Lawyers in Philadelphia Magazine; Kevon A. Glickman as a Super Lawyer in Arts & Entertainment and Neal A. Jacobs as a Super Lawyer in Commercial Litigation.
April 2005: The Firm is retained to represent an engineering and design firm being acquired in a stock for stock merger with a public company listed on the NASDAQ.
April 2005: The Firm is retained to represent the formation of a new outdoor sporting goods company and protecting the intellectual property of the company.
April 2005: The Jacobs Law Group successfully represented Gary Seitz, Chapter 7 trustee for Citx Corporation, Inc. in a dispute with the former landlord of the Citx corporate headquarters. After a bench trial before the Honorable Bruce I. Fox of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Seitz, represented by Matthew I. Cohen, Esquire, Chairman of the firm's litigation group, obtained a judgment against the landlord for breach of contract and for return of preference payments. After the landlord filed its notice of appeal, the judgment was satisfied without further litigation.
March 2005: The Firm is retained to represent the interests of an Engineering group in the business divorce of an engineering firm.
March 2005: The Firm was retained in the break up of a law firm partnership.
March 2005: The Firm initiates litigation against a client's former employee for breach of fiduciary obligations and misuse of confidential and proprietary information.
March 2005: The Firm is retained to acquire the interests of a Financial Institution as a secured creditor to a debtor.
January 2005: In the class action
case of Beckermeyer v. AT&T Wireless the Firm defeated the defendants'
motion for Summary Judgment. The case will now proceed to trial.
January 2005: Ken
LaFiandra won the defense of several summary judgment motions
in a Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection case arising out of
and related to another case involving the same parties and the claims
for damages relating to the destruction of a business.
January 2005: Neal
Jacobs, Matt Cohen and Jared
Reiss won a judgment in Federal Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania,
confirming that our client, a furniture manufacturer, had not breached
a restrictive covenant agreement in the furniture industry and could
properly manufacture for other clients also in the furniture industry.