Firm News

PBS News Hour featured WMC Attorney Joe Khan in a piece about his representation of a public school teacher in connection with a possible defamation claim arising from a false accusation of partisan activity after leading a voter registration drive of high school students.

Their segment “Student Reporting Labs” covers the story.

Read the story on PBS News Hour

WMC Submits Amicus Brief Concerning Unconstitutional Appointment of Acting Attorney General  

The Amicus brief is on behalf of seven nationally known constitutional law scholars is in support of the State of Maryland in Maryland, v. United States, et al., a case pending in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. The brief asks the court to conclude that “Matthew Whitaker’s purported appointment as acting Attorney General is unconstitutional, or, at minimum, poses grave constitutional issues.” Read the Press Release Read the Brief

WMC Attorney Joe Khan featured in a Mark and Denise in the Mornings radio interview on the latest developments in Robert Mueller’s prosecution.

(interview starts at about 51 mins) Listen to the interview

WMC Attorney Joseph J. Khan is Awarded the Peter Perlman Service Award

The Litigation Counsel of America announced that WMC Attorney Joseph Khan is a recipient of the Peter Perlman Service Award. The award was presented to Mr. Khan by G. Steven Henry, LCA Executive Director and General Counsel, at the 2018 Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows on October 24-26, 2018. Read the Story

WMC releases ‘Maximizing Commercial Insurance Payments after Natural Disasters.’

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In an interview with Time Magazine, WMC attorney Joseph Khan comments on the judge’s considerations in determining the appropriate sentencing in Bill Cosby’s case to send the right message to the public.

Read the article on Time.com

Joseph Khan was featured in a radio interview on ‘Mark & Denise in the Mornings’ about his insights into the Bill Cosby case and Mrs. Cosby’s complaint about the alleged misconduct of the judges on the case.

Khan’s interview begins at 1:20:40 into the Podcast.
Hear the interview on Philadephia’s WWDB-AM

WMC Partner Augie Matteis comments on the challenges that FEMA will face with Hurricane Florence.

Read the Story

Attorney Joseph Khan is featured in a radio interview about the Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort verdicts.

Hear the interview on Philadelphia’s WWDB-AM

The Caribbean Business Journal gives an extensive report on WMC in Puerto Rico

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Events

WMC Attorney Joe Khan will present at the 40th Annual Conference for the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) December 9, 2018 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Mr. Khan will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Combatting Corruption: Do Politicians Now Have a Get Out of Jail Free Card,” where he will discuss recent developments in federal anti-corruption law.  As an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Khan led the historic corruption probe of the mayors of Allentown and Reading, who were convicted along with numerous other public officials this year.  He now prosecutes civil RICO suits, fraud cases, and other complex claims at the Philadelphia WMC office.

For more details on the COGEL conference, visit https://cogel.site-ym.com/mpage/2018Schedule

John Koch and Kristin Davis to speak at ALM/Legal Intelligencer 2018 In-House Counsel CLE Seminar in Philadelphia

John Koch and Kristin Davis will present “Insurance Recovery for In-House Counsel: Practical Insights for Identifying, Presenting and Successfully Resolving Insurance Claims” at the ALM and The Legal Intelligencer’s 2018 In-House Counsel CLE Seminar on July 28, 2018 in Philadelphia. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/336409/724579/\

Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio April 15-18

Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio Kristin Davis and John Koch will present two sessions at the RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition from April 15–18 in San Antonio.  Kristin Davis will present “Notice Early, Notice Often:  The Art of Giving Effective Notice of Claims or Circumstances” at the Thought Leader Theater. John Koch will present “How to Avoid Insurance Coverage Pitfalls in Long Term Toxic Tort and Environmental Contamination Claims” in the Innovation Hub.
Kristin Davis and John Koch to Speak at RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio

Stephen A. Weisbrod to speak at the 2018 GMA Legal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

Stephen A. Weisbrod will be moderating a session on “Supply Chain Issues in an Increasingly Globalized CPG Industry” on February 28, 2018 at the GMA Legal Conference.  
Stephen A. Weisbrod to speak at the 2018 GMA Legal Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana  

Kristin Davis, Charles Fischette, and Julie Hammerman to speak at the 2018 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference in Tucson, Arizona

WMC attorneys will be presenting various portions of the ABA ICLC conference in Tucson, Arizona from February 28, 2018 through March 3, 2018. Kristin Davis will present on the panel: “It’s Too Late Baby Now It’s Too Late: New Developments with the Notice/Prejudice Rule in Late Notice Cases in Both Claims Made and Occurrence Policies”. Charles Fischette will present at the roundtable entitled “It’s Not All Relative: The Effect of Related Claims Requirements in Claims Made Policies.” Julie Hammerman will also present at a roundtable entitled: “Not Your Father’s Tesla – How to Negotiate Cutting-Edge Policies and Leverage Technology to Improve Your Game.”
Kristin Davis, Charles Fischette, and Julie Hammerman to speak at the 2018 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference in Tucson, Arizona

Joshua B. Katz to Speak at Live Webinar on March 9, 2015 Entitled Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015

Joshua B. Katz to Speak at Live Webinar on March 9, 2015 Entitled Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015

Stephen A. Weisbrod to Speak at American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Controlling Litigation Costs

Stephen A. Weisbrod to Speak at American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Controlling Litigation Costs

WMC Partner Hosts Program Regarding Insights into the Economic Espionage Act

WMC Partner Hosts Program Regarding Insights into the Economic Espionage Act

Stephen Weisbrod to Chair New York City Bar Association Panel on “Professional Liability, Legal Ethics & Risk Management: Preventing, Defending & Obtaining Insurance for Claims against Law Firms”

Stephen Weisbrod to Chair New York City Bar Association Panel on “Professional Liability, Legal Ethics & Risk Management: Preventing, Defending & Obtaining Insurance for Claims against Law Firms”

Stephen Weisbrod to Speak at HB Litigation Forum “Too Big To Litigate?” in Chicago

Stephen Weisbrod to Speak at HB Litigation Forum “Too Big To Litigate?” in Chicago