Firm Merger Will Bolster Cooley’s Bankruptcy Practice

Law360, New York (August 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a move that will create a strong bankruptcy practice and a New York presence for Cooley Godward LLP, the firm announced on Tuesday that it is merging with New York litigation firm Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman LLP, forming the 550-attorney law firm Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.

The firm’s bankruptcy practice group recently represented the employees committee in the Enron Corp. Chapter 11 bankruptcy case and Metromedia Fiber Network Inc. in its $5 billion Chapter 11 case.

Kronish Lieb has a reputation for its top...
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