Dewey Gets $1.6M In Paul Hastings Unfinished Business Deal

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a $1.6 million payment by Paul Hastings LLP and two of its partners to the estate of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP to settle claims the partners took unfinished business with them when they defected from Dewey.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn’s approval of the agreement came about a week after the defunct firm’s Chapter 11 liquidation plan went into effect. When Dewey’s attorneys at Togut Segal & Segal LLP submitted the Paul Hastings deal to the court earlier...
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