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WCB Wins Federal Court Appeal

Parents of Fatal Lymphoma Victim Against Drug Makers Teva and GSK On June 2, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that WCB’s clients, Stephen and Lisa Wendell, may go forward to trial on their claims that mercaptopurine (6-MP) drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease caused the tragic death of their


Williams Cuker Berezofsky Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers 2017

The legal team at Williams Cuker Berezofsky is dedicated to upholding and protecting the personal, civil, and consumer rights of the local and national clients it proudly serves. Our team, which is composed of people of diverse backgrounds and experience, has a powerful commitment to championing clients’ rights and working for the very best outcome


Philadelphia Environmental Lawyers Discuss a Decrease in the Incidence of Childhood Leukemia in Tom’s River

WCB Blog

Good News From Toms River There is a lot of bad news circulating today, but I have nothing but good news to report from my recent visit to Tom’s River.  I was invited by Linda Gillick, head of the Toms River Citizen’s Action Committee for Childhood Cancer Cluster, to join her and Bob Ingenito, formerly


New Jersey Consumer Class Action Lawyers Obtain Positive Ruling

Consumer Protection Blog

WCB Beats Back Midland Funding’s Motion to Compel Arbitration in FDCPA Class Action Case Williams Cuker Berezofsky has defeated a motion by consumer debt-buyer giant Midland Funding, LLC to compel arbitration in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) class action case we brought challenging its collection litigation practices in New Jersey.  The U.S. District Court


WCB Featured in Legal Intelligencer for Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of 485 Pharmacies

Consumer Protection Blog

Williams Cuker Berezofsky recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of 485 pharmacies. The lawsuit was filed against Catamaran over reimbursements. Read the full article in today’s Legal Intelligencer here.    


WCB Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Over 400 Independent Pharmacies Against Pharmacy Benefits Manager Catamaran

Consumer Protection Blog

Attorney Mark Cuker of Williams Cuker Berezofsky is filing a lawsuit on behalf of over 400 independent pharmacies against the pharmacy benefits manager (PBM), Catamaran, which is a follow-up to a complaint filed back in February 2015 against Catamaran on behalf of a consortium of 55 pharmacies. The February 2015 complaint was successfully won in June


WCB Files Title IX Lawsuit Against Cheyney

Civil Rights Blog

On April 11, 2017, Partners Gerald J. Williams and Beth G. Cole have filed a lawsuit under Title IX and 42 U.S.C. §1983 on behalf of a former student at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The plaintiff alleges that after he was wrongfully accused of a sexual assault, he was falsely arrested by the campus police. 


Pennsylvania Civil Rights Lawyer Speaks Out Against SB 273 and HB 14

Civil Rights Blog

Christopher Markos, member of the Civil Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and attorney at Williams Cuker Berezofsky, was featured in the April 2017 edition of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter. Attorney Markos, who had previously taken action against Senate Bill No. 273 and House Bill No. 14 in a Civil Rights Resolution, further opposed


WCB Attorney Participates in Drafting Civil Rights Resolution

Civil Rights Blog

On behalf of the Civil Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Christopher Markos of Williams Cuker Berezofksy recently participated in drafting and presenting this resolution to the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The Board passed it at their meeting in March, 2017. The resolution takes the position opposing anti-sanctuary campus legislation that is


WCB Amicus Brief on Phila Soda Tax Garners News Coverage

Consumer Protection Blog

Earlier, this month, Williams Cuker Berezofsky filed an amicus brief to uphold the City of Philadelphia’s recently-enacted tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, also known as the “soda tax.”  For more information, read our earlier blog on this topic. WCB’s brief garnered additional news coverage. To view  the Newswork article follow this link. Our legal filing was also reported

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WCB in the Community

For detailed information about the contributions of attorneys in the firm, visit their profile pages.

  • Williams Cuker Berezofsky and its members actively support several community organizations, including Public Justice,  the National Consumer Law Center, and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization devoted to ending the epidemic of breast cancer.
  • Kevin Haverty served on the New Jersey Death Penalty Commission, whose work, completed in 2006, led to the abolition of the death penalty in the Garden State.
  • Mark R. Cuker has participated in a wide variety of activities to Memorialize the Victims of the Holocaust, and has served in leadership roles in the following organizations:
    • Sons and Daughters of Holocaust Survivors
    • American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors
    • Memorial Committee of Philadelphia Jewish Community Relations Council
    • Beth Tikvah Bnai Jeshrun Synagogue
  • Andrew Erba is a member of the indigent appointment panel of the Quarter Sessions Court of Philadelphia, providing legal assistance to defendants unable to pay for representation. He is also a member of the National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer Committee.
  • Gerald J. Williams is past President of Citizens for Consumer Justice Political Action Committee, and supports a wide variety of local charities, including Philabundance and the Free Library of Philadelphia. He is also an active participant in the Mens Senior Baseball League, and the Villari Bocce Ball League of South Philadelphia.
  • Esther E. Berezofsky is the immediate past President of Public Justice, a public interest law firm, and is a Sustaining Member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Michael Quirk is the Civil Justice Fellow Advisor for the Drum Major Institute of Public Policy, a civil rights organization in New York.
  • Sam Abloeser served on the Board of Martins Run Senior Residential Community, where he chairs the Ethics Committee.