Fox Rothschild LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP is a national law firm with 950 attorneys practicing in 26 offices coast to coast. We’ve been serving clients for more than a century, and we’ve been climbing the ranks of the nation’s largest firms for many years, according to both The Am Law 100 and The National Law Journal.

In Oliver v. Brown & Morrison, Ltd., 2022 NCBC 16, the Business Court weighed a challenge to an allegedly “sprawling, 247-paragraph Complaint, largely padded by needless detail” that defendants claimed violated Rule 8(a)’s requirement of a “short and plain statement of the claim” by instead providing something long and elaborate. Defendants claimed the complaint included “excessive and unnecessary information” that was “so egregious” that outright dismissal of the complaint was merited. Id. ¶¶ 84,…