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Chambers HNW 2020 Recognizes Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Private Wealth Law

In its 2020 guide, Chambers High Net Worth ranked Connolly Gallagher LLP for Private Wealth Law in Delaware. Sources report the Trusts & Estates team “has wonderful depth and people.”  As well as, “Connolly Gallagher’s service is always extremely timely, professional, and we receive fantastic value for the price involved.”

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PAID LEAVE –“The Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (H.R. 6201) Effective April 2-December 31, 2020

With Delaware Governor Carney’s order on Sunday, March 22, 2020, which ordered non-essential businesses (that includes public schools) to close “until May 15 or until the public health threat is eliminated,” the new March 18 federal employment law is even more likely to impact a large number of Delaware employees and employers in the coming weeks. Click here to read more about this new law and note that different rules applies to different employers.

If you have questions , feel free to contact Tim Holly at tholly@connollygallagher.com or (302) 252-4217.

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Connolly Gallagher is Proud to Welcome Lisa Hatfield

Connolly Gallagher is pleased to announce that Lisa R. Hatfield has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Government Law, Arbitration and Mediation, and General Litigation groups. Her practice will include alternative dispute resolution, litigation and bankruptcy. “We are delighted to have Lisa join Connolly Gallagher,” said Newark office managing partner, Max Walton. “Her dispute resolution and litigation experience will be a tremendous asset to our team, and we welcome her exemplary litigation and problem solving skills.”

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Connolly Gallagher attorney, Gregory Weinig to Present at 2019 Delaware Trust Conference

Greg Weinig will present on the 2019 Trust Act: A Primer on What’s New in the First State at the Delaware Banker’s Association  2019 Delaware Trust Conference on October 23, 2019 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.

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Connolly Gallagher Named Partner, Hank Gallagher Served as Panelist at Delaware Judiciary’s Annual Retreat

Hank Gallagher was a panelist at a presentation to the judges and masters of the Court of Chancery at the Delaware judiciary’s annual retreat on Friday, October 4, 2019, in Rehoboth, Delaware.  His presentation included a discussion of the process for considering amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law and alternative entity statutes.

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Trisha W. Hall Elected to be a Fellow to American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Connolly Gallagher Trusts & Estates partner Trisha Hall has been elected to be a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”), a professional organization of approximately 2,500 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

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Connolly Gallagher Managing Partner, Chip Connolly Named to Irish Legal 100

Connolly Gallagher Managing partner Arthur G. (“Chip”) Connolly, III has been named to the Irish Legal 100. The 12th Annual celebration took place at the residence of the Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, His Excellency, Daniel Mulhall in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

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The District of Delaware Holds Patent Description for Bacon Product Indefinite

An indefinite patent description will pass muster when pigs fly.  In HIP, Inc. v. Hormel Foods Corporation et al., C.A. 18-615-CFC (D. Del. June 24, 2019), the United States District Court for the District of Delaware held that a patent failed to meet the requirement of 35 U.S.C. § 112 that a patent’s description must not be indefinite.  As a result, the Court held that U.S. Patent Number 9,510,610 (the “#610 patent”) was invalid.

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Connolly Gallagher Adds New Associate

Connolly Gallagher LLP added attorney Stephanie Smiertka Riley to its commercial and intellectual property litigation practice as an associate. Her complex commercial litigation experience extends to both plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes, consumer protection claims, and pharmaceutical and medical device multi-district litigations.

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Connolly Gallagher attorneys attend “DEAL” signing ceremony

Connolly Gallagher LLP attorneys Timothy Holly, Matthew Boyer and Lauren DeLuca attended the signing ceremony to mark the adoption of their proposed amendment to the Delaware Equal Accommodations Law to add anti-retaliation protections, with Delaware Governor John Carney and Senator Anthony Delcollo.

Also, Tim Holly contributes his employment law insight to the Delaware Business Times regarding Delaware’s anti-retaliation provision.  “The Delaware Equal Accommodations Law (“DEAL”),  in part, prohibits people from refusing, withholding from, or denying others accommodations, facilities, advantages, or privileges of a place of public accommodation, based on protected characteristics of race, marital status, creed, color, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.”

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