Leech Tishman

  1. District Court Concludes Plaintiffs Have Met Their Preliminary Burden That a Website Is A Place of Public Accommodation

    By: Alisa N. Carr, Esq. On Friday, April 21, 2017 we issued a Client Alert about  Carlson Lynch Sweet & Kilpela filing ten website accessibility lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The Alert also discussed the delay by the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to adopt technical guidelines for website acc…Read More

  2. Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Launches Tax Amnesty Program

    By: William A. Buck, Esq. and Brent S. Kirwan, Esq. On Friday, April 21, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue announced the launch of a tax amnesty program that allows individuals and businesses to pay outstanding tax liabilities.  The program applies to taxpayers with tax liabilities known and unknown to the Pennsylvania Department of …Read More

  3. New Website Accessibility Lawsuits Filed in Pittsburgh As Courts Offer Conflicting Analysis

    By: Alisa N. Carr, Esq. In the first two weeks of April, 2017, the Pittsburgh-based law firm Carlson Lynch Sweet & Kilpela filed ten website accessibility lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The defendants are alleged by the plaintiffs to have brick and mortar locations with integrated e-commerce sites…Read More

  4. Leech Tishman Adds Five IP attorneys on the East Coast to complement West Coast team

    To support the growth of its intellectual property practice, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl has added five attorneys, increasing the firm's expertise in a variety of industries, including medical, chemical, material, industrial, environmental, financial, software and robotics. Read more here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/leech-tishm…Read More

  5. Leech Tishman Adds Five IP Attorneys to Complement West Coast Team

    PITTSBURGH, PA – April 18, 2017- To support the growth of its intellectual property practice, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl has added five attorneys, increasing the firm’s expertise in a variety of industries, including medical, chemical, material, industrial, environmental, financial, software and robotics. “Our West Coast team has attr…Read More

  6. Leech Tishman Hires 5 Attorneys

    Leech Tishman Partners Alan Towner, Michael Lazzara, and Alicia Passerin, and Leech Tishman Associates Christopher Owens and Charles Yeomans, were featured in the Pittsburgh Business-Times. Read more here: http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/04/18/leech-tishman-hires-5-lawyers-from-pietragallo.html…Read More

  7. Leech Tishman Picks Up Patent Prosecution Group

    Leech Tishman Partners Alan Towner, Michael Lazzara, and Alicia Passerin, and Leech Tishman Associates Christopher Owens and Charles Yeomans, were featured in the Legal Intelligencer. Read more here: http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/id=1202783977610…Read More

  8. The Meeting of Creditors

    By: Crystal H. Thornton-Illar, Esq. The Meeting of Creditors, or the 341 Meeting, adeptly named after Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, is the only hearing most consumer debtors must attend when filing bankruptcy. Many debtors are understandably apprehensive about this hearing, but knowing exactly what to expect helps most people feel more prepar…Read More

  9. Pennsylvania Releases Medical Marijuana Program Proposed Regulations for Doctors

    By: Kenneth C. Foltz, Sr., Esq. Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy yesterday announced the release of the proposed temporary regulations for physicians that intend to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. The Department of Health will be seeking comments and questions until April 20th on the proposed regulations. …Read More

  10. Restriction on Passports of Seriously Delinquent Taxpayers

    By: Gabriel G. Tsui, Esq. U.S. citizens who owe taxes to the Internal Revenue Service may soon find themselves subject to travel restrictions.  In December of 2015, Section 7345 was added to the Internal Revenue Code.  This provision authorizes the IRS to certify to the U.S. State Department that a taxpayer has “seriously delinquent tax debt,…Read More

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