GPB Capital Holdings, LLC Update:  The SEC and Several State Regulators File Regulatory, Civil and Criminal Actions  Against GPB Capital Holdings and Various of its Principals and Related Entities
Feb 4, 2021

GPB Capital Holdings, LLC Update: The SEC and Several State Regulators File Regulatory, Civil and Criminal Actions Against GPB Capital Holdings and Various of its Principals and Related Entities

The Securities and Exchange Commission, regulators from seven (7) states and the United States Attorneys’ Office for the Eastern District of New York today simultaneously filed regulatory, civil and criminal actions against GPB Capital Holdings, LLC (“GPB”), two related entities, Ascendant Capital, LLC (“Ascendant Capital”) and Ascendant Alternative Strategies, LLC (“AAS”) and various principals associated […] More

Jan 29, 2021

Summary Judgment Granted Prior to Depositions in Queens County Construction Case

New York partner Ken McLellan and associate Gina Kim, won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of our client, a construction contractor, prior to depositions being held in a multi-party action involving a trip-and-fall accident.  By extricating our client from the action early-on in the litigation, we were able to save our client and […] More

Jan 27, 2021

WSS Texas Office Participates in First Live post-COVID FINRA Final Hearing

On January 26-27, 2021, WSS’ Texas Office participated in the first live FINRA Hearing conducted in the post-COVID era held in Houston, Texas.  In a unique “test case,” the Panelists and attorneys, with FINRA’s blessing, agreed to attend the final hearing in person, while giving the parties and witnesses the option of appearing in the […] More

Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP Promotes New Partner
Jan 14, 2021

Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP Promotes New Partner

Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Allison J. Beatty to partner. Allison J. Beatty is resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office, where she handles cases throughout Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.  Allison focuses her practice on employment and professional liability defense and has extensive experience handling securities litigation and […] More

Florida Supreme Court Amends Florida Summary Judgment Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510
Jan 7, 2021

Florida Supreme Court Amends Florida Summary Judgment Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510

By Brittany P. Borck

On October 15, 2019, the Florida Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction of Lopez, 275 So. 3d 831 (Fla 5th DCA 2019). In addition to accepting jurisdiction of this case, the Court also presented the question of whether Florida should adopt the summary judgment standard articulated by the United States Supreme Court in Celotex Corp. v. Catrett, […] More

Jan 4, 2021

WSS’s Philadelphia Office Obtains Dismissals of RICO Action and Appeal As Well as Litigation Bar Against Plaintiff

On December 23, 2020, Joel Wertman and Doug Fogle of Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg LLP’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office secured a pre-appellate briefing dismissal of an appeal pending before the Pennsylvania Superior Court.   Joel and Doug were previously successful in securing dismissal of the matter, Bujdos v. Whalen et al., before the Westmoreland County Court of […] More

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