Jilted Heller Workers Add Partners To $32M Suit

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Former workers at Heller Ehrman LLP have added related professional corporations as well as shareholder attorneys as defendants to an adversary lawsuit that seeks to recover millions in vacation pay for those who were terminated when the firm went paws up.

The amended complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, claims former staff at the defunct San Francisco law firm are owed $32 million in unpaid accrued vacation time.

Explaining why the complaint was amended to target shareholders, attorney...
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