April 11, 2011
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The trustee for defunct law firm Howrey LLP launched an adversary suit in California bankruptcy court on Friday against Perkins Coie LLP, looking to claw back proceeds from unfinished business brought to Perkins Coie by former Howrey partners.
The Chapter 11 trustee for Howrey LLP on Tuesday announced in California bankruptcy court a settlement with Crowell & Moring LLP resolving a dispute over the proceeds of unfinished client matters that a former Howrey partner brought to Crowell when Howrey collapsed.
The trustee for folded law firm Howrey LLP launched an adversary complaint in a California federal court against Reed Smith LLP on Tuesday, seeking to recover money made by former Howrey lawyers when they took their unfinished business to Reed Smith.
The trustee for folded law firm Howrey LLP reached a settlement with several former partners over more than $500,000 that was paid to them after the firm was insolvent, according to a deal filed in California federal court Thursday.
The trustee for folded law firm Howrey LLP launched an adversary complaint in a California court against Seyfarth Shaw LLP on Wednesday, seeking to recover money made by former Howrey lawyers when they took their unfinished business to Seyfarth.
Covington & Burling LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Shearman & Sterling LLP and former Howrey LLP attorneys who joined the firms have agreed to pay Howrey's Chapter 11 trustee roughly $2 million to settle unfinished-business litigation, according to filings in California bankruptcy court on Monday and Tuesday.
The Chapter 11 trustee in Howrey LLP’s bankruptcy on Thursday asked a California bankruptcy judge to approve a $10,000 settlement with Paul Hastings LLP in a suit alleging that it, among other firms, never delivered on payments made by Howrey.
The trustee for folded law firm Howrey LLP launched a lawsuit against three former partners Monday, seeking to claw back $596,183 in distributions made to the lawyers while Howrey was insolvent, allegedly in violation of Howrey’s partnership agreement.
The Chapter 11 trustee for collapsed law firm Howrey LLP on Wednesday asked a California bankruptcy judge to approve a $1.15 million settlement with Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP that would resolve unfinished business claims former Howrey partners brought to the firm.
A California bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a settlement resolving approximately $515,000 in unfinished business claims between collapsed law firm Howrey LLP, McDermott Will & Emery LLP and a former Howrey partner who left to join MWE in 2010.