Heller Ehrman Defeats Appeal Over $13.6M Lease Claim

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 2:29 PM EST) -- A federal judge has affirmed bankrupt law firm Heller Ehrman LLP's win over its former landlord Bref 333 LLC, ruling that Bref's unsecured claim for future rent should be cut from $15.9 million to $13.6 million.

Judge Jeffrey S. White ruled on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that the claim, which stems from damages from the rejection of Heller Ehrman's lease for office space in San Francisco, should amount to 15 percent of the time left on the lease,...
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