Blank Rome Secures Significant Settlement for General Cable and American Premier Underwriters in Case Brought by Housing Authority for the City of Los Angeles
February 2017
Dennis M.P. Ehling, Kevin J. Bruno, Lisa M. Campisi, Benjamin G. Stonelake, Elizabeth B. Kim, Ghazal Tajmiri, et al.
Blank Rome's environmental litigation and insurance groups have secured a significant settlement for General Cable and American Premier Underwriters, successfully concluding a nearly six-year case brought by the Housing Authority for the City of Los Angeles over a 21-acre industrial site in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood.
Blank Rome Successfully Represents Penncro Asssociates in WARN Act Putative Class Action Suit
January 2017
Susan L. Bickley, Joshua A. Huber
Blank Rome successfully obtained a final summary judgment on behalf of Penncro Associates, Inc. (“Penncro”), in a putative class action filed under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (“WARN Act”).
Blank Rome Represents U.S. OCG in Purchase of Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas
February 10, 2017
Mike Margolis, Michael Carl Cohen, Jason S. Kim, John A. Adkins, Mitesh Patel
Blank Rome LLP represented 2401 Lamar (Dallas) Esong, LLC, a member of the U.S. OCG family of companies, in connection with its $46 million purchase of the 308-room Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas, near the AT&T Stadium.
Blank Rome Represents eGov Holdings, Inc. (dba Aquilent) in Sale to Booz Allen Hamilton
January 24, 2017
Kipp B. Cohen, Justin A. Chiarodo, Cory G. Jacobs, Alan L. Zeiger, Abraham J. Kwon, Lisa Casey Spaniel
Blank Rome represented eGov Holdings, Inc. (dba Aquilent) in its sale to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) for a purchase price of $250 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
Blank Rome Secures Victory for DePuy Synthes, Enforcing Terms of Non-Compete Agreement against Former Sales Executive
January 13, 2017
Anthony B. Haller, Leigh Ann Buziak, Daniel S. Morris, Jared M. DeBona, Megann Elizabeth Gibson
Blank Rome’s trade secret and competition group secured a significant victory for DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Firm client Johnson & Johnson, by securing an injunction in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania enforcing the terms of a non-compete against a former senior sales executive, prohibiting him from taking a position with a direct competitor for a period of 18 months.
Blank Rome Secures Significant Victory for Rafael Etzion in Decade-Long Divorce Settlement
January 12, 2017
Harris N. Cogan, Kevin R. Doherty
After nine years of litigation involving numerous appeals, Blank Rome’s litigation team secured a significant victory for Rafael Etzion, Metro Shipping and Warehousing, Inc., Metro K LLC, and Variety Accessories, Inc.
Blank Rome Represents eFuture Holding Inc. in "Going Private” Merger with Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited and eFuture CI Limited
January 11, 2017
Barry H. Genkin, Fang Felton
Blank Rome represented eFuture Holding Inc., a leading software and solution provider and a mobile business enabler to China's retail and consumer goods industries, which completed a “going private” merger transaction with Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited and eFuture CI Limited.
Blank Rome Represents NewSpring Holdings in Its Platform Acquisition of Vertical Management Systems, Inc.
January 2017
Alan L. Zeiger, Shlomo Troodler, Molly Crane, Cory G. Jacobs, Jeffrey M. Rosenfeld, Patrick A. O'Reilly, et al.
Blank Rome served as counsel to NewSpring Holdings, a Philadelphia suburb-based leading middle-market private equity fund, in its platform acquisition of Vertical Management Systems, Inc., a technology innovation firm specializing in solutions for the financial services industry.
Blank Rome Represents Mogo Marketing and Media LLC in Sale to Learfield Communications LLC
December 30, 2016
Henry M. Kuller, Francis E. Dehel, YanLing (Winnie) Wang, Matthew R. Altomare, Jonathan T. Keen, Nicole M. Vorrasi, et al.
Blank Rome represented Mogo Marketing and Media LLC t/a Mogo Interactive, based in San Francisco, CA, in its sale to Learfield Communications LLC, based in Plano, Texas.
Blank Rome Represents Mount Sinai Health System and West Park Medical Group in Obtaining Dismissal of Nationwide Class Action Pursuant to TCPA
December 21, 2016
Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, Harrison M. Brown, Ghazal Tajmiri
A Blank Rome team obtained a complete dismissal of a putative nationwide class action brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) of 1991, for its clients Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. (“MSHS”) and West Park Medical Group, P.C. (“WPMG”).