Romutis v. Borough of Ellwood City

In Romutis v. Borough of Ellwood City, Romutis appealed from the trial court’s order that granted summary judgment in favor of the Borough and against Romutis, who served as police chief of the Borough, as to his breach of contract and termination in violation of public policy claims. The Commonwealth Court affirmed, holding that the … Read more

Nelson v. Elizabeth Bd. of Educ.

Nelson v. Elizabeth Bd. of Educ. was an appeal from a trial for breach-of-contract between a school board and its former in-house counsel. The Appellate Division questioned whether the Rules of Professional Conduct prohibited in-house counsel from bringing a breach of contract suit against his employer. The parties had entered into a three-year employment contract, … Read more