Cohen Seglias Suit Against Del. Co. Belongs in Pa.: Judge

Law360, Philadelphia (January 23, 2013, 6:21 PM EST) -- Philadelphia law firm Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC can pursue its claims against a former client in Pennsylvania, after a Philadelphia judge ruled that the state’s courts can exercise personal jurisdiction over a Delaware-based defendant who hired the firm to obtain representation in Delaware.

The case marks a victory for the construction law firm, which is seeking to recoup $218,040 in legal fees from a Delaware construction company that retained the firm starting in 2007.

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Patricia McInerney concluded...
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