News & Events

  1. First Department Gives WCM a Unanimous Victory in Art World Title Controversy Friday, February 16, 2018 - In a matter a first impression certain to benefit art insurers everywhere, New York’s Appellate Division, First Department unanimously agreed with WCM’s argument that a fine arts dealer all-risk policy insuring against loss or damage to works of art does … Continue reading ...
  2. New York’s Highest Court Rules Private Facebook Posts Are Discoverable Thursday, February 15, 2018 - WCM Partners Michael Bono and Brian Gibbons and associate Christopher Soverow have obtained a ruling from the New York Court of Appeals holding that social media records, such as Facebook posts, are not subject to a heightened standard of discovery, … Continue reading ...
  3. This and That by Dennis Wade Friday, February 9, 2018 - 75 years ago, in 1933, Hitler came to power and soon Germany and then the whole of Europe descended into the long, dark night of Nazi terror. I have memories of asking my Dad about Normandy, the slog toward the Rhine … Continue reading ...
  4. WCM Announces New Resident Partner in New Jersey Office Friday, January 19, 2018 - Wade Clark Mulcahy takes pleasure in welcoming Vito (“Tony”) Pinto as Resident Partner of its Springfield, New Jersey, office.  Tony brings 25 years of litigation experience to the firm’s New Jersey litigation practice and possesses expertise in the defense of … Continue reading ...
  5. WCM Argues Before NY Court of Appeals in Facebook Disclosure Dispute Friday, January 5, 2018 - On January 2, 2018, WCM partner Michael Bono appeared before New York’s highest court to challenge the standard for the production of Facebook information. In Forman v. Henkin, plaintiff alleges she sustained a traumatic brain injury when she fell from … Continue reading ...
  6. This and That by Dennis M. Wade Thursday, December 21, 2017 - As a student of appellate advocacy, I love to argue, attend, watch, and listen to oral arguments because I am convinced they do in fact shape the outcome of the ultimate decision.  The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Masterpiece … Continue reading ...
  7. WCM Shares the Holiday Spirit Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - On November 30, 2017, WCM Counsel Colleen Hayes and Associate Hillary Ladov, both of the Philadelphia office, helped make the holidays a little brighter for the children supported by Turning Points for Children with a donation at the annual Philadelphia … Continue reading ...
  8. This and That by Dennis Wade Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Of late, insurers who write crime and fidelity coverage have been “spooked” by “spoofing” scams in which bad guys use spoofed emails to trick company executives to wire transfer funds to phony accounts. Curious about this phenomenon, I Googled “How … Continue reading ...
  9. WCM Achieves Favorable Verdict in Queens County Damages Trial Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - On Monday, November 27, 2017, New York Office Partner Brian Gibbons completed a three week damages trial in Queens County, stemming from a 2014 motor vehicle accident.  The plaintiff, 22 at the time of the accident, was rear-ended on the … Continue reading ...
  10. Dennis Wade Speaks at Federal Bar Association’s Art Law & Litigation Day Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Dennis Wade is co-chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Art Law & Litigation Seminar in Miami, Florida on December 6, 2017 (to coincide with the launch of Art Basel).  Dennis’s panels include Protecting the Art Market: Fakes, Forgeries & Freeports … Continue reading ...
  11. WCM Associate to Serve as Co-Chair of American Bar Association Committee. Monday, October 23, 2017 - WCM Associate Sathima Jones, who works in WCM’s Philadelphia office, has been selected to serve as Co-Chair of Articles and Editor of the American Bar Association’s Minority Trial Lawyer Committee’s Newsletters. Prior to her appointment as co-chair, Sathima previously served … Continue reading ...
  12. WCM Philadelphia Associate Recognized by ABA’s Section of Science and Technology Law. Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Philadelphia associate Sathima Jones was recently recognized by the ABA’s Section of Science and Technology Law, which included her 2015 article entitled Blurring the Lines Between Infringement and Inspiration in a CLE Presentation at the 2017 ABA Annual Meeting on … Continue reading ...