Heller Ehrman Claims Can Stay In Bankruptcy Court: Judge

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 8:45 PM EST) -- A California federal judge ruled Tuesday that adversary proceedings accusing multiple law firms of indulging in improper business transfers when they snapped up attorneys from the bankrupt Heller Ehrman LLP can remain in bankruptcy court.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer denied motions by Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Jones Day and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP to withdraw a commonly held dispute with Heller Ehrman from bankruptcy court, finding that the law firms had failed to prove that removal was mandatory or show cause for permissively...
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