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4/16/2020
Andre J. Webb Authors Article on Candor as a Strategy: Argument and Credibility

Andre J. Webb, a member of the Firm’s Casualty Litigation Group, authored an article titled “Candor as a Strategy: Argument and Credibility,” which highlights the importance of selecting only your best arguments when defending your client at an arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, or trial.

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3/15/2020
Jacob Lehman Presents at ALFA International Client Seminar in Marco Island, FL

Mr. Lehman recently had the honor of serving as the moderator of the plenary opening and closing sessions at ALFA’s signature legal conference, the International Client Seminar, which took place March 12-15 at the J.W. Marriot in Marco Island, Florida.

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1/28/2020
Jacob Lehman and Michael Dolan Author Article on Product Liability and Online Retailers

Partners Jacob Lehman and Michael Dolan recently contributed an article to the Legal Intelligencer’s Annual Product Liability Supplement.

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1/16/2020
Jacob Lehman Presents Webinar on Hot Topics in Product Liability Litigation

As part of the firm’s ongoing involvement with and commitment to ALFA, the global legal network, Partner Jacob Lehman recently teamed up with Partner Matt Jacobson of the Des Moines, Iowa ALFA firm, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C. to present a webinar covering hot topics in product liability litigation.

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12/13/2019
Andre J. Webb elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors

German Gallagher & Murtagh is excited to announce that Andre J. Webb has been elected to the Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is responsible for overseeing all Bar Association business and policy of the 12,000-member association. The oldest association of lawyers in the United States, the Philadelphia Bar Association serves the profession and the public by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the rule of law.

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11/11/2019
German, Gallagher & Murtagh's Tort Trotters Participate in Rocky Run 2019

German Gallagher & Murtagh's "Tort Trotters" participated in the Rocky Run 2019 benefiting Special Olympics. Team members were Attorneys Jacob Lehman, Matthew McColgan, Nikki Mosco, Yana Shapiro, Marni Stahl, Brian Sumner & Andre Webb.

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11/1/2019
Jeff Laudenbach Elected to the ALFA International Board of Directors

Congratulations to German Gallagher & Murtagh partner Jeffrey D. Laudenbach on his election to the ALFA International Board of Directors.

10/21/2019
Andre J. Webb appointed Vice Chair of DRI Young Lawyers Substantive Law Subcommittee

Andre J. Webb attends DRI’s 2019 Annual Meeting where he was appointed Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers Substantive Law Subcommittee. In this role he will assist in organizing young lawyers’ events nationwide and identifying content for the newsletters.

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9/25/2019
Chad Goebel was a featured speaker on a panel at the 2019 ALFA International Products Liability and Complex Torts Seminar

Chad was a featured speaker on a panel at the 2019 ALFA International Products Liability and Complex Torts Seminar in Marana, Arizona. The panel covered a wide variety of topics related to the attorney-client privilege in the corporate context, including properly asserting it; avoiding waiver; multi-party joint defense scenarios; and recent trends seemingly eroding the protections afforded by the privilege.

8/7/2019
Yana Shapiro presented at the 2019 ALFA International Hospitality & Retail Practice Group Seminar

Yana Shapiro participated in the 2019 Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group Seminar - Avoiding and Managing Risk in an Era of Constant Changes in the Retail and Hospitality Industries. Panel on Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Hospitality Workplace: The Messy Process of Ensuring a Clean and Sober Workforce.

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8/2/2019
Jacob Lehman Chairs ALFA Professional Liability Mini-Seminar in Chicago

On Friday August 2, 2019, ALFA’s Professional Liability Practice Group put on its bi-annual mini-seminar. This year’s event, entitled “Triple Play: Three Strategies for Success in the Big Leagues of Professional Liability Defense” featured three hours of CLE on cutting edge topics in professional liability law. Mr. Lehman served as the program chair and host leading efforts to create and coordinate the event. After the CLE portion of the program invitees were treated to a Cubs v. Brewers game on what turned out to be a beautiful day.

7/31/2019
Jacob Lehman and Andre Webb Present On the Impact of Criminal Law in Civil Cases

On July 31, 2019, Mr. Lehman and Mr. Webb had the privilege of giving the presentation “What Every Claims Professional Needs to Know about Criminal Law” to a group of claims professionals and lawyers at a major insurance carrier. The talk covered topics including the assertion and effect of the Fifth Amendment privilege in civil cases, potential collateral estoppel resulting from criminal convictions, and the logistics and law of incarcerated clients in civil depositions and trials.

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6/12/2019
Andre Webb presents 2019 YLD Diversity Scholarship to Five Outstanding Law Students

On June 12, 2019, Mr. Webb in his capacity as Vice Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD), helped honor five outstanding law students and scholarship recipients at the 2019 YLD Diversity Reception.

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6/3/2019
Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2019

GGM Announces 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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1/25/2019
Jacob Lehman and Michael Dolan Publish Article in Legal Intelligencer

Mr. Lehman and Mr. Dolan’s article, Does registering to do Business in Pennsylvania mean Consent to General Personal Jurisdiction, explores the hot topic of whether Pennsylvania’s unique corporate registration statute can serve as an anchor for plaintiff’s seeking to sue in Pennsylvania on the basis of general personal jurisdiction

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