Howrey LLP

  1. July 17, 2015

    Dewey Creditors Slam Howrey Over Priority Rent Claims

    Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP creditors and the Irvine Co. LLC on Thursday both attacked attempts by creditors for defunct law firm Howrey LLP to bat back their rent claims for hundreds of thousands of dollars, saying there is no precedent for deprioritizing them.

  2. July 8, 2015

    Ex-Howrey, Dewey Partners' Deal With Creditors OK'd

    A California bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved a deal between the unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP and three former partners, resolving multimillion-dollar claims over intellectual property-related casework that the attorneys brought with them to similarly doomed Dewey & Leboeuf LLP after Howrey collapsed in 2011.

  3. June 29, 2015

    Howrey Creditors Sue Arent Fox Partner To Recover Funds

    The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP filed an adversary complaint in California bankruptcy court on Monday seeking to recover funds received by a former partner and current Arent Fox LLP partner.

  4. June 22, 2015

    Unsecured Howrey Creditors Fight Dewey, US Bank Claims

    The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP filed objections in California bankruptcy court on Monday against claims by Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, U.S. Bank National Association and others, arguing they wrongly seek compensation for rent paid when Howrey was forced into bankruptcy.

  5. June 8, 2015

    Ex-Howrey, Dewey Partners Strike Deal With Creditors

    The unsecured creditors committee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP announced a settlement Friday in California resolving multimillion-dollar claims over intellectual property-related casework three partners brought with them to similarly doomed Dewey & Leboeuf LLP after Howrey collapsed in 2011.

  6. June 4, 2015

    14 Ex-Howrey Partners Pay, Give Up Claims In Clawback Deal

    Fourteen former Howrey LLP partners gave up $420,807 in claims against the failed firm and agreed to pay the Howrey estate $139,862 to avoid potential clawback suits under a deal filed Thursday in California bankruptcy court.

  7. March 18, 2015

    47 Ex-Howrey Partners Give Up $6M Claims In Clawback Deal

    Nearly four dozen former Howrey LLP partners gave up $6.1 million in claims against the failed firm and agreed to pay $75,000 to avoid potential clawback suits over alleged unfinished business, according to a settlement agreement filed Tuesday in California bankruptcy court.

  8. February 27, 2015

    Howrey's Trustee Settles With Fulbright & Jaworski

    Fulbright & Jaworski LLP agreed to pay $144,000 to resolve potential claims two former Howrey LLP partners took their unfinished business to the firm, according to a settlement agreement filed Friday in California bankruptcy court by the failed firm’s trustee.

  9. February 4, 2015

    Howrey’s Former Vice Chair Settles With Bankruptcy Trustee

    Howrey LLP’s former vice chairman on Monday withdrew his claim against the failed law firm in a California bankruptcy court in light of a settlement with the bankruptcy trustee.

  10. January 2, 2015

    Howrey Trustee Settles With Wiley Rein, Dissolution Panel

    Howrey LLP’s bankruptcy trustee has reached a $1.85 million deal with several former partners who manned the firm’s dissolution committee and Wiley Rein LLP, which oversaw the first few months of the failed firm’s bankruptcy case.