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August 15, 2019

Sean Haran and Jim Walden Named to Best Lawyers® 2020

Walden Macht & Haran LLP

Sean Haran and Jim Walden have been named to the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the nation’s leading survey of lawyers. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review, with a methodology designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same […]

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Partner Milt Williams and associate Derek Borchardt published an article in Law360 exploring new laws prohibiting discrimination against hair textures or styles “historically associated with race.” The laws have already been enacted in New York and California with other states considering similar provisions. These laws, which are intended to combat prejudicial attitudes towards Black hair, recognize […]

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Jim Walden has been named to InsiderNJ’s 2019 “Insider 100: Policymakers” list, the influential political news website’s annual ranking of lawyers, activists, insiders, analysts, legislative staff members, and lobbyists selected for the rigorous quality of their influence on public policy. Walden is ranked #15 based on his work as Special Counsel to a Task Force […]

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June 30, 2019

Jim Walden Profiled in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jim Walden was profiled in The Philadelphia Inquirer highlighting his work investigating corruption within New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar tax incentive program for businesses that went into effect following the state’s 2013 Economic Opportunity Act Walden, along with other members of the firm, are examining the unprecedented tax-credit plan as part of a task force established […]

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WMH partner Jeff Udell, in a recent NYLJ article, explored the ethics of serving as “pool counsel” and its impact on issues of conflicts of interest and preserving client confidences. Udell and co-author Gabrielle Friedman both serve on the NY City Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee and were the primary drafters of the Committee’s recent […]

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May 28, 2019

Jim Walden featured in The Financial Times

The Financial Times

Jim Walden was recently featured in The Financial Times “How to Lead” interview under the headline: “Writing the Rule Book for Good Government Litigation.” The interview illuminates the personalities of high-profile leaders and the issues they have faced. “Mr Walden says he has learnt how to play ‘multidimensional chess,’ designing complex legal strategies that gradually […]

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May 14, 2019

Sean Casey featured in New York Law Journal

New York Law Journal

Sean Casey was featured in a Q&A with the New York Law Journal about WMH’s success as a mid-sized firm. The feature highlights WMH’s innovative approach to compensation, staffing and firm management. “If ranked on the AM Law 100, we would be within the top 60 firms in terms of average profits per partner,” Casey […]

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Jim Walden has been named to City & State New York‘s inaugural “Law Power 50 List.” The list, compiled by a panel of legal experts, ranks each person based on their achievements, track record and their sway with powerful politicians. The list featured the state’s 50 most influential lawyers, highlighting the breadth and versatility of the […]

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Thursday, March 28 at 10:00 am in Trenton, N.J. TRENTON — The Task Force charged by Governor Phil Murphy with investigating billions of dollars in economic incentives approved by the NJ Economic Development Authority over the past two decades will hold its first hearing on Thursday, March 28 at 10:00 a.m. The Task Force will […]

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March 15, 2019

Walden Macht & Haran LLP Expands to Support Future Growth

Walden Macht & Haran LLP

Walden Macht & Haran LLP has significantly expanded its team of associates and counsel to support the firm’s recent and future growth. The lawyers who have joined the firm over the past year have considerably broadened the range and scope of legal work across all practice areas. WMH’s recent non-partner hires include Derek Borchardt, Jeffery […]

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We are pleased to announce the hire of George W. Kroup, as Senior Counsel. George joins us from a prominent international law firm where he established himself as a resourceful and creative litigator capable of obtaining a broad range of commercial disputes and related regulatory inquiries, from the pre-complaint stage through trial and appeal. At […]

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January 23, 2019

2018 Derivatives Enforcement Year-End Review: Back to the Futures

Walden Macht & Haran LLP

Authored by: Daniel J. Chirlin, Diana Y. Lee, Edward W. Dunn and Grant Whitney In 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or the “Commission”) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo continued to pursue his new enforcement priorities under the watchful guidance of Commission Director of Enforcement James McDonald. The CFTC also welcomed two new Commissioners in August […]

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