Heller, Howrey Clawbacks Make Firms Rethink Ex-Partner Hires

Law360, San Diego (March 12, 2013, 11:17 PM EDT) -- With the estate of Heller Ehrman LLP receiving the green light to pursue claims against the firms that picked up its ex-partners the same day that Howrey LLP's trustee fired off a slew of similar suits, experts say law firms may be more wary about hiring partners from dissolved firms going forward. 

A California bankruptcy judge on Monday let the Heller estate move forward with adversary proceedings against Jones Day, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Foley & Lardner LLP and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, which all...
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