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Marisa Trasatti Wins Seat on FDCC Board in Highly Competitive Election

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Marisa Trasatti (Partner-Baltimore) was elected to the board of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) at the organization’s recent annual meeting.

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The National Law Journal Ranks Wilson Elser 31st on the NLJ 500: Women's Scorecard Chart 2019

Wilson Elser placed 31st among The National Law Journal (NLJ) 500 firms on the Women’s Scorecard produced as part of the annual NLJ 500 firm head count report. Data on gender diversity at firms is collected at the same time firms report financial numbers and head counts. Only the largest 350 firms are eligible for the Women’s Scorecard.

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Case Studies

$1 Million Punitive Damages Award in New Jersey Asbestos Case

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In a recent asbestos case before New Jersey’s Superior Court in Middlesex County, the court levied a $1 million punitive damages award against a manufacturer of products for residential and commercial boiler applications. . Punitive damages are designed to punish a wrongdoer for particularly egregious conduct and to deter that party from future misconduct.

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Claims against Accounting Firms Dismissed in Chinese Reverse Merger-related Case

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The decision in this case, one of the first addressing auditor scienter in the Chinese reverse merger context, will provide important precedent in future cases.

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