Ex-Howrey Attys Brace For Potential Clawback Suits

Law360, Wilmington (September 17, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- Around 60 former Howrey LLP attorneys have joined forces and hired counsel to defend against potential clawback suits from the defunct law firm's Chapter 11 trustee, according to documents filed in California bankruptcy court Friday.

The attorneys all have rights under contracts with the bankrupt firm and have tapped Dumas & Clark LLP to represent their interests, Cecily Dumas, an attorney for the group, said in a verified statement.

Dumas told Law360 on Monday that her clients want to protect their own bankruptcy claims against Howrey,...
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