Dewey Trustee Sues Two Ex-Partners For $1.3M In Clawbacks

Law360, Los Angeles (January 9, 2014, 9:02 PM EST) -- The Bankruptcy Trustee for defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP hit two of the firm’s former equity partners, now principals for McKool Smith, with separate adversary complaints in New York bankruptcy court on Thursday, seeking a combined total of nearly $1.3 million in distributions.

The suits against Robert Auchter and Dirk D. Thomas, intellectual property attorneys now working in McKool Smith’s Washington, D.C., office, come after trustee of the Dewey & LeBoeuf liquidation trust Alan M. Jacobs hit former equity partner William C. Marcoux with...
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