Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP (“MBK”) partners Robert T. Kelly, Jr., Daniel T. Brier, Donna A. Walsh, Patrick A. Casey, Frank J. Brier and John B. Dempsey  were again honored as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Nicholas F. Kravitz as a Rising Star.  In addition, Donna A. Walsh was identified as one of the Top 50 […]


Judge Ford Elliott, P.J.E., writing for the Superior Court, affirmed the trial court. Lichtenberger v. Geisinger-CMC et. al., (142 MDA 2018)(Mar. 27, 2019). In the underlying matter, MBK obtained a defense verdict in favor of their medical provider clients represented by Frank Brier and Nicholas Kravitz. On appeal, the Superior Court held that the Plaintiff’s […]


William A. Fetterhoff has joined Scranton-based Myers Brier & Kelly, LLP (MBK) as Of Counsel. Fetterhoff will be resident in the firm’s Harrisburg office. Fetterhoff joins MBK’s white collar defense group, which represents entities and individuals facing challenging, high-profile federal and state criminal investigations. Fetterhoff has been engaged in the practice of law for 43 […]


In September, 2018, MBK’s Chris Gray was named to the Board of the Northampton Community College Foundation.  The Foundation supports Northampton Community College’s 3 campuses that serve Northampton and Monroe counties where more than 35,000 students are enrolled in credit and non-credit programs.  Chris also moderated a panel discussion on Retirement Living Options through the […]


On July 30, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS announced their intent to issue regulations on three recent tax changes that affect Internal Revenue Code Section 529 Education Savings Plans. When issued, the regulations will provide guidance regarding (1) the special rules for contributions of refunded qualified higher education expenses to a qualified […]


New Rules Will Impact Non-Profit Organizations that Solicit and Accept Charitable Contributions On July 30, 2018, the IRS published final regulations that will impact any Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) charitable organization that solicits or receives charitable donations.  The final regulations address the substantiation and reporting rules for charitable contributions under Internal Revenue Code Section 170.  […]


Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, 20 U.S.C.A. § 1681, et seq., is a comprehensive federal law with an important goal: prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by educational institutions receiving federal funds.  Colleges and universities must publish “grievance procedures” that ensure “prompt and equitable resolution” of student and employee […]


Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP (“MBK”) congratulates its partners Daniel T. Brier, Frank J. Brier, Patrick A. Casey, John B. Dempsey, Robert T. Kelly and Donna A. Walsh for being honored again as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.  Daniel T. Brier was included again as one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers.  Donna A. Walsh achieved additional […]


Myers Brier & Kelly, LLP (MBK) announces that Nicholas F. Kravitz, Esq. joined the firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2018.  Nick started at  MBK in 2008 as a member of the litigation team after completing a clerkship with the Honorable Vito P. Geroulo.  Nick has represented clients in civil and criminal litigation in federal and […]


On January 24, 2018, a jury returned a verdict in favor of MBK’s hospital client following eight (8) trial days.  The lawsuit involved complex professional medical negligence liability issues including claims pursued under the Pennsylvania Mental Health Procedures Act.  Before jury deliberation commenced, the Court entered a Directed Verdict in favor of MBK’s client on […]