Dewey Seeks Extension Of Case Removal Window

Law360, New York (December 13, 2012, 1:15 PM EST) -- Dewey LeBoeuf LLP asked a New York bankruptcy judge Wednesday to extend from Dec. 31 to March 4 the time during which it can remove actions it faces, including 12 prepetition cases already filed against it.

The law firm, which is in the process of winding down its operations, says that since filing for bankruptcy it's been focused on rejecting hundreds of contracts and leases, returning thousands of boxes of client files and collecting accounts receivable, complying with its debtor obligations, and determining potential claims against...
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