Howrey Wants Bankruptcy In DC, Not Calif.

Law360, New York (May 4, 2011, 9:19 PM EDT) -- Dissolved law firm Howrey LLP on Tuesday asked a California federal judge to toss an involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy brought against it, saying the case belongs in Washington or Virginia.

Howrey, drawn into California bankruptcy court by three creditors who claim they are owed about $36,600, said it makes no sense for its bankruptcy proceedings to take place in a venue thousands of miles from its home base in Washington.

“Because Northern California is not, nor was it ever, Howrey's principal place of business, nor where...
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