Joshua A. Gildea is a shareholder and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice. Mr. Gildea’s practice includes commercial litigation, civil litigation, bankruptcy, complex commercial matters, landlord tenant and construction matters. He also practices in the area of intellectual property law.
by Joshua A. Gildea and Brennen A. McCurdy The construction industry is inherently risky. With supply chain issues, safety hiccups, and multiple trades working together to make things happen, there are many opportunities for disputes. Every contractor is familiar with having to fight to get paid. This is where an experienced construction litigation attorney comes […]
If you or your construction company are contracted for a project and months or even years after, someone is injured in the space where work was completed, are you liable? Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court settled a split within Pennsylvania courts regarding a non-possessory contractor’s liability for harm caused to third parties by its workmanship. […]
When lenders take on debt, there is always the chance of defaulting on repayment. If the loan is secured by personal property, not including real estate, the lender can sometimes foreclose more efficiently on the collateral under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). However, within this provision, the creditor is required to sell […]
This spring, several members of our Corporate Law and Litigation teams will collaborate and present a three-part series about international business legal topics in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center of Lehigh University, Lehigh Export Network, and the World Trade Club of Lehigh Valley. Each event will be held virtually for one hour, including […]
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court recently ruled that contracts between businesses agreeing not to hire each other’s employees are not enforceable. Pennsylvania’s highest court, speaking on this legal issue for the first time, held that even where one company expressly agreed in writing not to hire employees of the other in what are often called “no-poach” or […]