Attorney Article

Far From Home: Individuals and the Personal Jurisdiction Defense

The Defense Line (published by the Maryland Defense Counsel)

June 2019

Author: Steven J. Willner

Steven J. Willner (Associate-Baltimore) authored “Far From Home: Individuals and the Personal Jurisdiction Defense,” which appeared in the June 19, 2019, edition of The Defense Line, published by the Maryland Defense Counsel. The defense of lack of personal jurisdiction has been heavily analyzed in the context of corporate defendants, but it applies to individuals, too. Steve’s article addresses some of the key issues in asserting the defense on behalf individual defendants, examined through the prism of a recent federal decision dismissing individuals in a defamation case for lack of personal jurisdiction.

Read the Article (page 21).

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