Category: Legal Services

Client demand draws law firm to Wilmington; expects 10-15 lawyers soon

By Alex Vuocolo A law firm with a global footprint is setting up shop in Delaware, citing the state’s role as a leading venue for patent, bankruptcy and complex litigation filings McDermott Will & Emery, which is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, has opened a new office at the Nemours Building in downtown Wilmington. The decision…

(AP) – Papa John’s has reached a settlement agreement with founder John Schnatter that will see him step down from the pizza chain’s board once an independent director that is mutually acceptable replaces him. If a new director isn’t named prior to Papa John’s 2019 annual shareholders meeting, Schnatter’s term will expire at the meeting,…

The March 29, 2016, edition of Delaware Business Times included my article headlined “If there’s one sure thing in divorce, it’s taxes.” The article outlined some of the ways a divorce may affect an individual tax return. Those areas included alimony, dependency exemptions and itemized deductions. The impact of divorce on taxes shifted dramatically on…

(AP) — A former textile manufacturing executive is accused of bribing an Amtrak employee to secure contracts worth millions for his Delaware employer. Scott Crothers is charged with bribing Timothy Miller with more than $20,000 cash and multiple trips to Rehoboth Beach, the News Journal reports. Miller pleaded guilty last year to his side of…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Landscapers often chose the profession because of a love for the outdoors. For Jermaine Marlow Wright, working outside has a deeper meaning. It’s an environment he enjoyed only fleetingly for two decades. Once on death row and in solitary confinement, Wright was exonerated of first-degree murder…