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Alexander F. Barth is an Associate in the Firm's Business Transactions, Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate Groups. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, and represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial disputes involving real estate title matters, breach of contract claims, "business divorce" litigation, as well as assisting both debtors and creditors in collection matters.

On June 25, 2015, Justice Kennedy delivered the Supreme Court’s decision in Texas v. Inclusive Communities Project.  In the case, the Court determined that the Fair Housing Act of 1968 includes disparate impact claims.  Prior to Texas v. Inclusive Communities Project, nine of the twelve federal Courts of Appeals had ruled that the Act

December 21, 2012 was the effective date of the Philadelphia Lead Paint Bill 100011-A (the “Ordinance”), which amended Chapter 6-800 of the Philadelphia Code and established new lead paint disclosure and certification requirements for certain residential rental properties. The Ordinance places a substantial burden on the owners of affected properties (“Targeted Properties”), requiring costly