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ALM’s The Legal Intelligencer Releases Pennsylvania Motion Practice

ALM’s The Legal Intelligencer Releases Pennsylvania Motion Practice

Definitive Guide to Pennsylvania State Courts Co-Authored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Bizar and Manning

Philadelphia – October 22, 2015 — ALM’s The Legal Intelligencer, the trusted source for Pennsylvania legal news and information for more than 170 years, has published Pennsylvania Motion Practice, written by Executive Shareholder Steven E. Bizar and Shareholder Thomas P. Manning, of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC.

Pennsylvania Motion Practice is intended as a resource to practitioners at all levels, focusing on the rules and procedures governing civil motion practice in the Pennsylvania state courts. The book guides practitioners through the requirements for preliminary motions and preliminary objectives as well as motions for: judgment on the pleadings, class certification, discovery, summary judgment, appellate, and pre- and post-trial. Sample forms provided by the authors are found in the back of the book for reference and consideration.

Steven E. Bizar, Executive Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, considered among the top five percent of attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania, has decades of experience representing clients in complex business disputes in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels throughout the country. Mr. Bizar appears regularly in trial and appellate courts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from major cities to rural counties. He concentrates his practice on litigation related to antitrust and trade regulation, securities, contracts and business torts, white-collar investigations, and insurance and reinsurance. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and has been repeatedly selected by his peers for the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and the Corporate Counsel Super Lawyers list. He has also consistently been listed in Chambers USA in the fields of antitrust law and commercial litigation.

Thomas P. Manning, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, handles complex business disputes in federal and state trial and appellate courts both locally and throughout the country and has broad experience with motion practice in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Anita B. Brody of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

An e-book is included with a paid purchase of Pennsylvania Motion Practice.

A detailed table of contents, as well as ordering information for this book, is available at

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