Diamond McCarthy Atty Tapped To Lead Howrey Ch. 11

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT) -- The acting U.S. trustee in Howrey LLP's bankruptcy case on Friday selected Houston attorney Allan Diamond to serve as the fallen law firm's Chapter 11 trustee.

Trustee August B. Landis asked the California bankruptcy court to approve Diamond, a managing partner at Diamond McCarthy LLP. The trustee said he had conferred with attorneys for Howrey and numerous creditors — including Citibank NA, Oracle America Inc. and the committee of unsecured creditors — in selecting Diamond to helm the bankruptcy proceedings.

“Allan is an outstanding choice,” H....
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